Noel O’Connell was a beloved member of the Pearl River Community and was heavily involved with the Rockland GAA. In August 12 of 2019 he passed away after succumbing to a neurological illness that he bravely battled for two years.
“Hundreds of young players with the Rockland GAA Club and New York teams were the beneficiaries of Noel’s enlightened and engaging coaching techniques. He was never caustic or condescending but always provided his players with plenty of positive feedback, motivation, and lots of tips on how to improve their skills. “ an IrishCentral.com article speaking about Noel’s impact.
All proceeds to benefit the Rockland Gaelic Athletic Association scholarship program. Scholarships are given to graduating high school seniors.
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Over 500 Turkeys Distributed to Families in the Village of Spring Valley for Thanksgiving Day
Over 500 Turkeys Distributed to Families in the Village of Spring Valley for Thanksgiving Day.
“This is the SEASON of GIVING and being THANKFUL! Remember that Thanksgiving is a joyous invitation to shower the world with love and gratitude. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” said East Ramapo School Board Member Sabrina Charles Pierre.
Great job by Sabrina Charles-Pierre, Spring Valley Police Department, and all involved.
Sons of Italy Meatball Contest Raises $7,000 for Medical Expenses for Local Family
Assemblyman Lawler and Sheriff Falco presented 2-year old Jhanaè Fairclough and her parents Kirk and Jodi Ann with the proceeds raised from the recent Meatball Contest hosted by the Blauvelt Sons of Italy. Assemblyman Lawler won the contest defeating Sheriff Falco for best meatballs.
The $7,000 will help the family cover some of Jhanaè’s medical expenses.
Our best wishes to the Fairclough family!