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North Rockland Daily Voice serves Garnerville, Grassy Point, Stony Point, Thiells, Tomkins Cove, Village of Haverstraw & West Haverstraw in Haverstraw Town

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Vira Mamchur Schwartz

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Vira Mamchur Schwartz's Contributions

  1. Don’t Overlook This Clover: Pit Bull Needs A Forever Home

    Don’t Overlook This Clover: Pit Bull Needs A Forever Home

    Clovers, particularly the four-leaf variety, are supposed to bring you luck, not need some good fortune of their own. But that’s exactly what Clover, a 12-year-old pit bull needs–some luck finding her loving, forever home for her golden years.Originally rescued from a shelter in Alabama by Second Chance Rescue in New York City, Clover was used as a breeder for dog fights. It’s not known ...

  2. John Gerard Taaffe, 79, Teacher, Counselor, Mentor To Kids in Crises In Rockland, Elsewhere

    John Gerard Taaffe, 79, Teacher, Counselor, Mentor To Kids in Crises In Rockland, Elsewhere

    John Gerard Taaffe, 79, died Sunday, April 28 at the UC San Diego Medical Center after a year-long battle with cancer.John leaves his wife of 55 years, Shirley, his daughters Lisa and Jeannine, sons-in-law Elliot Levin and Kent Jensen, his grandson Seth and his three siblings Rosemarie, Patrick and Thomas. He joins his late son Sean in heaven where they are sure to be eating ...

  3. Franklin "Mick" D. Clark, Jr., 75, Of Blauvelt, Worked As Carpenter, For CBS, On Wall Street

    Franklin "Mick" D. Clark, Jr., 75, Of Blauvelt, Worked As Carpenter, For CBS, On Wall Street

    Franklin “Mick” D. Clark, Jr., 75, leaves behind his wife Nina, his 4-legged children and sisters Kath and Lynn to reside with God, who was always at his side.Franklin worked for CBS and Halsey Stewart on Wall Street, but decided to lead a simpler life as a self-employed carpenter. A man of gentle spirit, who was generous with his time and talents, he will be greatly missed by all ...

  4. White Plains Native, Korean War Veteran Otto "Lee" Liepin, 92

    White Plains Native, Korean War Veteran Otto "Lee" Liepin, 92

    Otto “Lee” Liepin, 92, died on Monday, April 1 in the Lutheran Community at Telford, PA.He and his beloved wife Joan (Getty) Liepin celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary in October.Born in White Plains, he was the son of the late John and Liza (Eglit) Liepin. Lee was eternally proud of his Latvian heritage. He was a graduate of White Plains High School and a 1946 graduate of the New ...

  5. Hudson Valley Native Matt Del Negro Hasn’t Let 10,000 No’s Stop Him

    Hudson Valley Native Matt Del Negro Hasn’t Let 10,000 No’s Stop Him

    Blame Shonda Rhimes. Pound Ridge native and John Jay-Cross River High School grad, Class of ’90, Matthew Del Negro was looking forward to his role on the ABC hit show "Scandal" amping up in 2017. Then the storyline changed.“I went from 16 episodes that season to 3,” said Del Negro. “It got really slow, excruciatingly slow. I couldn’t just wait for the phone to ring.”Never one to ...

  6. Area High School Sophomore Takes Lead In National School Walkout Day

    Area High School Sophomore Takes Lead In National School Walkout Day

    This year, April 20th marks the 19th anniversary of the horrific shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that first truly brought school shootings to the national consciousness, and it’s also – for the first time – National School Walkout Day. At 10 a.m., students all over the United States will be walking out of class to protest governmental inaction in preventing gun ...

  7. Rosy Brows At European Wax Centers Support Axing Pink Tax

    Rosy Brows At European Wax Centers Support Axing Pink Tax

    Pink hair doesn’t really raise eyebrows anymore, but do pink eyebrows?While pink does make a bold statement, pink eyebrows during the month of April signify more than fashion sense. They show support for cutting the so-called Pink Tax. What is the Pink Tax? When a dry cleaner charges more for a women’s pink (or white) oxford shirt than a man’s. When a women’s razor that is identical to ...

  8. Chocolate Is America's Favorite Easter Gift: What's Yours?

    Chocolate Is America's Favorite Easter Gift: What's Yours?

    If you think painting Easter eggs is the most popular Easter tradition in the United States, you're wrong. According to New York City-based Statista's Easter Survey 2018, giving baskets of candy beats out egg painting with 60 percent of Americans naming it their number one favorite custom.Painting eggs came in third at 55 percent, with egg hunts coming in second with 57 percent picking ...

  9. Highland Medical Marks LGBTQ Health Awareness Week With Inclusive Advice

    Highland Medical Marks LGBTQ Health Awareness Week With Inclusive Advice

    With National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week here, there hasn’t been a better time to consider the importance of establishing quality medical care. And what type of doctors do people see most often? If you think about it, the answer is obvious: a primary care physician. Finding the right provider is especially crucial when it comes to this medical generalist.Think of a primary care doctor ...

  10. Alexa, What's My Local News? Get Daily Voice On Your Flash Briefing

    Alexa, What's My Local News? Get Daily Voice On Your Flash Briefing

    Hey Daily Voice readers!There's no reason local news should be left out of your Alexa Flash Briefing, and it doesn't have to be if you download the Daily Voice Flash Briefing from Amazon by clicking here.We need your help to test our new Alexa app and want your feedback. Available since early February, we now invite all our Alexa-enabled readers to give it a try. Let us know how it ...

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