Hometown Happenings: Upgrades Complete at Lake Nanuet, Germonds Pools

Hometown Happenings: Upgrades Complete at Lake Nanuet, Germonds Pools

By Supervisor George Hoehmann In the last two weeks we have unveiled significant upgrades to our town’s swimming facilities at Germonds Pool and Lake Nanuet Park.   At both aquatic facilities our bath houses and lifeguard buildings were in dire need of repair with structures over 40 years old and well beyond their useful lives. It […]

Carlucci’s Column: Boating Safety

Carlucci’s Column: Boating Safety

In June of 2012, Bryan Johnson, a 26-year-old from Westchester County drowned to death in the waters off City Island in a boating prank gone wrong. Police said Johnson jumped off the boat and went for a swim, but the boat pulled away without him. When his friends returned they could not find him. Johnson’s […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Finding a Way”

County Executive’s Corner: “Finding a Way”

By County Executive Day Believe it or not, Rockland County is finding ways to curb overdevelopment. One of the tools we are using is General Municipal Law (GML) and while GML doesn’t sound that exciting it is important. Under the State mandated General Municipal Law (GML) application process the Land Use Division of the County Planning Department […]

America needs coal and nuclear power for energy diversity

America needs coal and nuclear power for energy diversity

By Dr. J. Winston Porter In the face of rising electricity demand, Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently unveiled a plan to preserve some of the nation’s key coal and nuclear power plants. It’s a sensible move since the nation’s power grid can’t rely solely on natural gas, wind, and solar. What America’s families and businesses […]

Hometown Happenings: Recognizing Clarkstown’s Exemplary Police Department

Hometown Happenings: Recognizing Clarkstown’s Exemplary Police Department

By Supervisor George Hoehmann People of a certain age will remember the weight that having the “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval” had for all kinds of services and products. It was the kind of currency that a business would spend ample time and resources acquiring, understanding that it meant something valuable to the consumer. We all […]

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