SUPERVISOR SWITCH-A-ROO: Musical chairs in chaotic Ramapo

  BY JOEL GROSSBARTH The last forty-eight hours have been interesting, to say the least, in Ramapo politics. Since former supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s conviction on federal securities fraud charges last month forced his resignation, Deputy Supervisor Yitzchok Ullman has been serving as interim supervisor. In a hastily called special meeting on Monday night, the […]

ORANGETOWN EXPLORES NEW TOWN HALL: Existing chamber expansion and RPC sites considered

ORANGETOWN EXPLORES NEW TOWN HALL: Existing chamber expansion and RPC sites considered

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES Orangetown continued studying options for expanding its municipal office space Tuesday, concentrating on eight proposals for a new town hall presented by the town’s consulting architects and planners, The Musial Group. The informational session prior to a workshop meeting of the council occupied most of the two-hour […]

Assembly continues to back closure of “LLC loophole”

ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES  A bill to close the limited liability corporation (LLC) campaign finance loophole has passed the Assembly (A.1926) for the third straight session. The LLC loophole allows individuals who own LLC corporations to circumvent campaign contribution caps and funnel limitless donations to political campaigns. “Voters have made it clear they’re sick and tired […]

JUNE 22 STONY PT. PLANNING BOARD MEETING: New Application for Waterfront Project & Site Plan for Gasification Plant

JUNE 22 STONY PT. PLANNING BOARD MEETING: New Application for Waterfront Project & Site Plan for Gasification Plant

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF It figures to be a hectic Stony Point Planning Board meeting Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m. at the RHO Building. New Planet Sustainable Fuels will be making a presentation on their Holt Dr. site plan and a new application will be presented for the waterfront development project, now named “Eagle Bay” and […]

Racist and anti-semitic graffiti discovered at Hi-Tor State Park

Another instance of racist and anti-semitic graffiti being uncovered in Rockland County occurred this week, as the Palisades Interstate Parks Commission reported swastikas and racist comments painted at Hi Tor State Park in New City following their discovery by a local volunteer. Rockland County Executive Ed Day and other community leaders condemned the hateful graffiti. “We deplore […]

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