Your Tax Dollars Literally Going Down the Drain

Your Tax Dollars Literally Going Down the Drain

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH We’ve all heard of frivolous disputes wasting tax dollars in court. The Matter of Scott v. Village of Nyack Housing Authority might be the worst example yet. This week an appeals court in Brooklyn rendered a decision on the case, which pitted a tenant against the Village of Nyack Housing Authority. The […]

County Executive Ed Day announces start of $1 million repair project on Minisceongo Creek

County Executive Ed Day announces start of $1 million repair project on Minisceongo Creek

PRESS RELEASE– Rockland County is about to start a $1 million project to repair a creek embankment in West Haverstraw damaged by a hurricane more than five years ago, County Executive Ed Day has announced. The embankment stabilization project on the Minisceongo Creek just upstream of Samsondale Plaza is being undertaken by the Rockland County Drainage […]

North Rockland Special Ed teacher ARRESTED for behavior in classroom

North Rockland Special Ed teacher ARRESTED for behavior in classroom

A North Rockland Special Education teacher, Yessenia Vasquez, 43, of Garnerville was arrested Thursday, February 16 for alleged misconduct toward a Stony Point Elementary special needs student under her supervision. The Rockland County Times has learned that Vasquez’s alleged infractions include placing a disruptive student in the classroom closet on several occasions. Vasquez faces the following charges: Endangering […]

SPECIAL EVENT WITH PEACEFUL REVOLUTIONARY

SPECIAL EVENT WITH PEACEFUL REVOLUTIONARY

Palisades Free Library has booked a special event for Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m. at the Library featuring Serbian author and global activist Srdja Popovic. “Blueprint for Revolution: How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World,” a visit by author Srdja […]

Middletown Road Upgrade OK’d

Middletown Road Upgrade OK’d

Orangetown approves work for 2018 BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Orangetown Town Board gave the green light recently to a long-awaited reconstruction project for a dangerous mile-long stretch of North Middletown Road in Pearl River, from Central Avenue north to Crooked Hill Road. Details of the major re-building effort were presented […]

REAL ESTATE FIRM ACCUSED OF BLOCKBUSTING TARGETS STONY PT

REAL ESTATE FIRM ACCUSED OF BLOCKBUSTING TARGETS STONY PT

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Naomi Streicher of Realty Teams Pomona has bombarded the Stony Point market the past few weeks with her trademark aggressive campaign encouraging homeowners to sell their properties. Among her strategies is sending letters to local homeowners listing all properties recently sold in the town. Streicher plays the role of matchmaker of sorts, […]

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