Hometown Happenings 4/12/18

Hometown Happenings 4/12/18

 By Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann Thomas Jefferson once stated that “The government closest to the people serves the people best.” That very thought perfectly captures what I observed over the past few months as the Town Board—in consultation with the residents of Clarkstown—discussed and debated a proposed local law related to adopting a […]

Remembering Bob Knight

Remembering Bob Knight

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Many of you may have heard about the passing of a good friend of mine and great Clarkstown resident, Robert Knight. Bob was Clarkstown’s Town Historian for the last 20 years and a member and chair of the Town’s former Historical Review Board for 30 years. We both shared a deep […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Redefining In(Sain)ity

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Redefining In(Sain)ity

By Supervisor George Hoehmann The classic, unattributed quote defining insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” In the case of the Rockland County Legislature’s recalcitrance on the Sain Building, it should be amended to read that insanity “is failing to do something very obviously beneficial to the people […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: A New (Digital) Look for Clarkstown

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: A New (Digital) Look for Clarkstown

By Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann This week I was excited to announce the launch of the new Clarkstown website.  I’ve always strived to make town government open, transparent and accessible to all residents.  That’s why I commissioned a new website that residents would be better able to navigate to more quickly find the […]