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 – […]

Hometown Happenings: Parole Board Urged to Deny Parole for Judith Clark

Hometown Happenings: Parole Board Urged to Deny Parole for Judith Clark

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Like me, many of you remember the date October 20, 1981. It was a tragic day for Clarkstown, Rockland County, and our nation. The Brinks Robbery occurred at the Nanuet Mall in which members of the Black Liberation Army and Weather Underground stole $1.6 million dollars from a Brinks armored car, […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Memorial Day”

County Executive’s Corner: “Memorial Day”

By County Executive Ed Day As we approach what I view as the most solemn holiday of the year, I want to take the time to remind everyone of the true importance of Memorial Day. It isn’t about retail sales or an excuse for a three-day weekend. Memorial Day pays tribute to those who served […]

Carlucci’s Column: A Memorial Day Message

Carlucci’s Column: A Memorial Day Message

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Memorial Day is the time we remember and honor the thousands of servicemembers who died while serving our country. It is a somber holiday filled with great meaning for many. This Memorial Day when we are spending time with our loved ones at a barbecue let’s take time to remember, reflect, […]

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