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2014-03-27 23:31:58

Rockland Country Day School students have achieved success in honing their creative talents for many years. Congers, New York (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Under the guidance of Art Department Chair Michele Sommer, Rockland Country Day School students have achieved success in honing their creative talents for many years. RCDS students have received numerous awards in local and regional competitions, then gone to college where they continued to pursue their artistic passion – some making it a...

2014-02-11 23:01:45

Rockland Country Day School students, Batya Lozon and Chet Casquarelli, create a way to help those struggling with addiction who cannot afford treatment. Congers, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 All seniors at Rockland Country Day School must complete a “WISE” project, a real-world, student-conceived, independent project that can range from writing a play to starting a business. The WISE project motivated junior, Batya Lozon, and senior, Chet Casquarelli, to create Hold-On, a program...

2011-12-28 14:00:00

POMONA, N.Y., Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Several world-class ice sculptors will be returning to the Sixth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival 2012, being held at Rockland Lake State Park on January 28th and 29th. Thanks to Palisades Federal Credit Union, fans will be able to vote for the sculpture they like best. The "Fan Favorite" will receive a plaque. Among the carvers scheduled to compete in the Invitational are Knickerbocker Ice Festival veterans: Earl Covington of Ice Art...

2011-01-11 14:37:00

POMONA, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four world-class ice sculptors from the tri-state area will be showcasing their skills at the Fifth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival 2011 (www.knickerbockericefestival.com) being held at Rockland Lake State Park on January 29th and 30th. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite sculpture and a trophy will be awarded to winner of the friendly competition. The four ice-carving invitational participants include: Earl Covington (Ice Art;...

2009-12-24 10:30:00

POMONA, N.Y., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozens of Rockland-area companies have stepped up to lend financial support to the 2010 Knickerbocker Ice Festival at Rockland Lake State Park (www.knickerbockericefestival.com), which is aiming to break the attendance record set at the 2009 event. Financial contributions and donations of goods and services have poured in to help make 2010's festival bigger and better than 2009's record-setting event. The Knickerbocker Ice Festival, celebrating the...

2009-12-16 10:00:00

POMONA, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Knickerbocker Ice Festival is adding some green to the wintertime event with ecological and earth-friendly products, services and educational events to demonstrate how anyone can be more earth-friendly. The Knickerbocker Ice Festival, celebrating the Hudson Valley's 19th century ice industry, runs January 23rd and 24th, 2010 at Rockland Lake State Park in Congers, NY. The park's been designated a priority site for sustainability initiatives...