Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown Has Lots to Offer this Summer

Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown Has Lots to Offer this Summer

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Summer is in full swing in Clarkstown. We pride ourselves in offering a wide variety of quality programs and events that are great for residents of all ages and family friendly. From concerts, to camps, to special events, pools, and more, we offer it all. First, let’s cover the ways we […]

CITIZENS GROUPS SUPPORT PUSH FOR EARLY VOTING

CITIZENS GROUPS SUPPORT PUSH FOR EARLY VOTING

To the Editor, New York is stuck. Free New York. New York needs voting reform to bring voting procedures into the 21st century. Once we were mostly farmers and stayed in one place. Now we are away from home often for reasons beyond our control–employment, education, child care, care of an ill friend or relative, […]

Carlucci’s Column: Be Prepared

Carlucci’s Column: Be Prepared

BY STATE SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Disaster can strike at any time, and being prepared with the necessary tools could mean the difference between life and death. Across the country every year we see hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, floods, and snowstorms. Weather disasters injure and displace thousands and can even turn deadly. A 2015 survey done by […]

Hometown Happenings: Stand up for what unites us

Hometown Happenings: Stand up for what unites us

By George Hoehmann Town of Clarkstown Supervisor This past weekend, the residents of Clarkstown proudly observed Memorial Day at various events throughout the Town.  It started on Friday with the Town’s annual Memorial Day tribute at the newly renovated Street Community Center. It was a very touching scene to observe elementary school children singing Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless […]

Rensselaer County man is Green Party candidate for NY comptroller

Rensselaer County man is Green Party candidate for NY comptroller

To the Editor, I am running for state comptroller on the Green Party line to challenge the incumbent, Tom DiNapoli, over his refusal to divest the state pension funds from fossil fuels. It makes no sense to invest funds in companies that are driving catastrophic climate change. Why invest in generating more extreme weather – […]