Ramapo’s Active Minds sends silence packing

Ramapo’s Active Minds sends silence packing

By NICOLE MAZEWSKI Landon Gregory Hatch, 25, lived a fairly normal life. In high school, he was diagnosed with the family’s mental health genes. Hatch went to countless doctors who tried to prescribe him with the right cocktail of medication to treat his diagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder and anxiety. One night set off a warning for his family; Hatch had spent ...
Sports world boosts local New York city economy

Sports world boosts local New York city economy

By MATT THOMPSON It’s been nearly 12 years since New York City could be proud of all their major sports teams at the same time. Back then, the New York Knicks were fresh off an NBA Finals appearance, the New York Yankees won three of the past four World Series and the New York Jets had just made it ...
Ramapo continues to spread sustainability on campus

Ramapo continues to spread sustainability on campus

By LAUREN MENNEN One of the most expensive campus-wide examples of sustainable living is located in the general parking lot near the Village. The $1.35 million Sharp Sustainability Center is the symbol of Ramapo College’s commitment to a green campus. “It is a 'green' building, constructed using principles and materials that promote sustainability. It generates its own electricity, and is heated ...

Vernon chef shows strength in spirit in the face of life-changing accident

For Greg Schmidt, 41, the best things in life are simple. A former chef, he loves to eat and cook. He’s athletic and enjoys skiing and watching his son play soccer, and he even takes pleasure in hard labor tasks, both at work and at home. He’s used to it, having grown up on a farm that required constant upkeep. But after a serious on-the-job accident left him incapacitated early this year, Schmidt clings to his spirit. Click here to read his story.

Concrete Dreams: A closer look at basketball talent coming from a legendary New York City park

Rucker Park in Harlem has been the early training ground for many professional players, including New York’s own Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.Read on to learn which pros started their careers in local parks.

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