What’s Happening 8/9/18

What’s Happening 8/9/18

BY GEORGE J. DACRE The West Point Band with “Music Under The Stars” to be held Saturday, August 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Trophypoint Amphitheater featuring a tribute to the movie “Hello Dolly” filmed in parts of the Hudson Valley including West Point 50 years ago. The concert is free and open to the […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: An Extraordinary Act of Kindness

By Supervisor George Hoehmann With breaking news alerts blaring throughout each day about disasters or the latest in human misdeeds, it is understandable that one’s worldview can be painted in darkening, pessimistic hues. What goes largely unreported is the good that people do. I’m glad to share with you an instance of an extraordinary act of […]

O&R, SMARTER GRID SOLUTIONS SEEK WAYS TO GET MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO THE GRID

O&R, SMARTER GRID SOLUTIONS SEEK WAYS TO GET MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO THE GRID

O&R announced this week that it is partnering with Smarter Grid Solutions, Inc. (SGS), one of the leading providers of distributed energy resource management software, on a demonstration project designed to help developers more affordably interconnect solar energy projects to the power grid and drive greater export of renewable energy on O&R’s system. The demonstration […]

Two Towns, Different Counties—Same Agenda?

Two Towns, Different Counties—Same Agenda?

By Kathy Kahn What little is left of the original bucolic Town of Ramapo and its tattered school district, East Ramapo, is a scenario that may be the same fate of a municipality in neighboring Orange County. In 1977, the Town of Monroe permitted an all-Satmar Hasidic Village to be created within the town’s borders, […]

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert has worked with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Of Illinois who has co-sponsored bills with our own Congresswoman Nita Lowey on matters of auto safety strongly supported by this column more than a year ago. As a result of our relationship, the congresswoman has now directly sent me a […]

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