ERSD Awards $27 Million Contract To Brega Transport?

ERSD Awards $27 Million Contract To Brega Transport?

FROM RAMAPO WHAT THEY DON’T WANT YOU TO KNOW FACEBOOK GROUP Are the taxpayers of East Ramapo less important than the taxpayers of Rockland County? We understand that the East Ramapo School District yesterday awarded a 5 year contract worth upwards of $27 million to Brega Transport. This the same company whose owner is under […]

Hometown Happenings with George Hoehmann

Hometown Happenings with George Hoehmann

Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown  DEATH AND TAXES “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Benjamin Franklin’s words are as true this week as they were when he wrote them in 1789 following the ratification of our Constitution. And while we all stressed this week filing our taxes, I am reasonably […]

Shining a light on New York’s hidden electricity taxes

Shining a light on New York’s hidden electricity taxes

To the editor, Tax Day comes but once a year, except for New Yorkers. For us, Tax Day comes once a month—with every utility bill. We pay the third highest price for electricity in the country, and about 25 percent of that is taxes. Our aggregate utility tax burden costs us at least $1.6 billion […]

Thoughts On Governor Cuomo’s Plan For Public School Tuition

Thoughts On Governor Cuomo’s Plan For Public School Tuition

BY BENJAMIN GILBERG With the commencement of the new administration without a respite from the bitterness of the election season, we began to see the ramifications of the losing campaign along with the winning one. Included in the 2016 Democratic Party platform was relieving college graduates of enormous and burdensome debt. It was one of […]

Sandusky Saga Still Reverberates

Sandusky Saga Still Reverberates

BY DIANE DIMOND “Guilty.” The jury foreman pronounced that verdict 45 times as former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, charged with dozens of counts of sexually molesting young boys, stood at the defense table with his hand casually tucked inside his pants pocket. I attended every day of that unforgettable trial and can […]

BRACCO AND COHEN PROMISE TO CONTINUE BEING VOCAL ABOUT VILLAGE ISSUES

BRACCO AND COHEN PROMISE TO CONTINUE BEING VOCAL ABOUT VILLAGE ISSUES

Open letter from recently defeated longtime Airmont Trustees Ralph Bracco and Dennis Cohen It has been the honor of our lives to serve you, the people of Airmont, since 1991. We’re very proud that our efforts have paid off, beginning with our work in forming the village and continuing with acquiring our Village Hall on […]

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