CUOMO’S CASE

Governor Cuomo Outlines Agenda for 2012 in second State of the State Address Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday delivered his 2012 State of the State Address in which he outlined his agenda. The governor announced a new economic development plan that invests billions of dollars in public-private sector partnerships and rebuilding infrastructure which he […]

Holy Chanukah Parade!!!

A glimpse into the libertarian world of car-train parades COLUMN BY TONI SOWA Wednesday, December 21, between the hours of 6 and 7 p.m., approximately 70 motor vehicles, adorned with 2 foot menorahs, and loud speakers blaring “Happy Chanukah” began a caravan route from Route 306, Monsey, down New Hempstead Road into New City, travelled […]

ORANGETOWN SWITCHES TOWN MEETINGS TO THURSDAY NIGHTS

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES In a surprise move at an otherwise routine annual reorganization meeting the Orangetown Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to switch the nights of its meetings to Thursdays for the remainder of 2012. For more than five decades, the board had met on Monday evenings four nights a […]

Synagogues Looking to Open and Expand in Ramapo

BY EVAN WECHMAN The morning after the Ramapo Planning Board approved the controversial Patrick Farm project, the Community Design Review Committee (CDRC) met to evaluate which proposals would be coming before the planning board in the new year.  The CDRC, which is headed by Anthony Mallia, director of Building, Planning, and Zoning, meets at least […]

RAHM STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

RAHM STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

Chicago Mayor Emanuel pursuing aggressive strategy to fix a broken public school system BY STEVE GUNN Editorial submission from Education Action Group CHICAGO – The problem for students in Chicago Public Schools was summed up by the first line of a recent newspaper article: “Chicago Public Schools officials said they had no choice but to […]

WILL A NEW “CLARKSTOWN CITY” SAVE ONE TOWN TENS OF MILLIONS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE REST OF ROCKLAND?

WILL A NEW “CLARKSTOWN CITY” SAVE ONE TOWN TENS OF MILLIONS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE REST OF ROCKLAND?

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Can you see a future “City of Clarkstown” or perhaps a “Clarkstown City?” On Tuesday night, Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack said in his state of the town address that Clarkstown is committed to officially studying the ramifications of becoming a city.
Gromack said as a city, Clarkstown could collect its own sales tax, […]