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Houses & Streets Long Gone With the pounding of pile drivers ringing in our ears as they signal the beginning the construction of the new TZ Bridge, a number of long-time Nyac[...]
by James F. Leiner Nyack’s Rockies I continue to look for a baseball player from Nyack who played in the major leagues. I know of several guys who played professional baseball but [...]
Buddy McCandless Soon after lunch every day Wilhelmina McCandless began looking out her front window for the mailman. In warmer months she’d wait on the front porch watching for hi[...]
Remember the days? by James F. Leiner Nyack’s Last Ferry Robert M. Lee had a dream. All he needed was to find a diesel-driven boat that could operate in nine feet of water, carry p[...]
More on Nyack’s Unsolved Murder Who Killed Amy Stafford on Friday August 10, 1978? I asked the same question in my column of August 2010. Three years later I have a very good idea [...]
PFC Henry W. Cook I’m told the 440 race in track is the hardest to run. It’s not a distance race where a runner can pace himself; the race is more of all-out sprint. It is a grueli[...]
Christmas Bells Everything is ready: the tree is trimmed; holiday cards are taped to the door frame of the dining room. Dozens of Christmas cookies are festively placed on glisteni[...]
Civil War Veterans of Mount Moor The little plot of land lies just north of Old Nyack Turnpike now Route 59—a patch of green hillside nestled in the looming shadow of the second-la[...]