Hometown Happenings: Doing More with Less

Hometown Happenings: Doing More with Less

With George Hoehmann, Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown When I took office, I made a number of promises to the residents of Clarkstown, one of them being to reduce property taxes. And for the first time in 30 years, I’m proud that we were able to cut both residential and commercial property taxes. I also promised […]

Hometown Happenings: How Government Should Work

Hometown Happenings: How Government Should Work

Something interesting happened over the last few months in Albany. And it’s actually going to help Clarkstown taxpayers. Hard to believe, but it’s true. A bill made its way through legislative committees and the state legislature—and arrived on Governor Cuomo’s desk. Governor Cuomo signed it and then I, along with the Town Board, adopted it […]

Ombudsman Alert: CLARKSTOWN IS A ‘WINNER’ IN NATIONAL SURVEY!

Ombudsman Alert: CLARKSTOWN IS A ‘WINNER’ IN NATIONAL SURVEY!

  BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman The Town of Clarkstown has a proud history, which often included innovations that were unique to Rockland County. One such innovation was their creation of a Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) back in the 1990s. This Ombudsman was appointed by the Clarkstown Town Board to this first “CCRB” and […]

Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown’s Inaugural Farmer’s Market

Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown’s Inaugural Farmer’s Market

  BY GEORGE HOEHMANN Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown Nowadays, people have become more aware and in tune with where their food comes from and what we are putting in our bodies. Although Clarkstown is not the farmland it once was, we are fortunate enough to still be in a region that has access to good […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Tragic Day at the Mall

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Tragic Day at the Mall

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown The Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack welcomes 21 million visitors each year, attracting both Clarkstown residents as well as shoppers from across the region. It’s one of the biggest malls in the nation and a major shopping and tourist hub for Clarkstown, Rockland and the metropolitan area. […]

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