CLARKSTOWN OFFICALS AND PBA AGREE TO CUT $2.75M FROM 2017 POLICE BUDGET

CLARKSTOWN OFFICALS AND PBA AGREE TO CUT $2.75M FROM 2017 POLICE BUDGET

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY CLARKSTOWN- After two months of publically clashing over police oversight and personnel issues, the Clarkstown Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and Clarkstown Town Council have agreed on $2.75 million in cuts to the $49.3 million police budget for 2017. Supervisor Hoehmann announced at a town workshop Tuesday that the cuts will come from retiring between […]

104 Wonderful Years!

104 Wonderful Years!

On Monday, Sept. 19 a 104th birthday celebration was hosted by Community Home  Health Care in honor of Yolanda Soraci, a resident of the Esther Gitlow Towers and Yvette & Louis Tekel Senior Residence at 196 Lafayette Avenue in Suffern.  Dignitaries including State Senator David Carlucci and former Ramapo Councilman Daniel Friedman were on hand to […]

Palisades Interstate Parkway Lane Closures Expected

Town of Clarkstown, Rockland County Motorists are advised that lane closures are expected on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the vicinity of Exit 8 (Route 59) while crews perform bridge maintenance on Saturday, September 24, and Sunday, September 25, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting. Motorists should expect delays. Drivers are asked to […]

“Grandparent” in the classroom boon to children and teachers

“Grandparent” in the classroom boon to children and teachers

BY KATHY KAHN  If you like working with children to help guide them on their learning journey, the Foster Grandparent Program may be right up your alley. WestCOP, (www.westcop.org) celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015. The non-profit, based in Elmsford, is serving communities in Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, Sullivan  and Ulster counties and is always on the […]

Orangetown residents mad over fumes from Aluf Plastics facility

BY DYLAN BESTLER Orangeburg, NY- Over 20 residents from the Orangeburg, Blauvelt, Pearl River-area showed up at the Greenbush Auditorium Wednesday night mostly to complain to the town’s Zoning Board about fumes coming from the Aluf Plastics facility in Orangeburg. The residents indicated they feared the plant is polluting the air with toxins. Aluf Plastics Inc. on Glenshaw St. […]

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