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 […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: A Special Valentine’s Day for Veterans

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: A Special Valentine’s Day for Veterans

By Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann The mere mention of “Valentine’s Day” can evoke a number of reactions. For some, it’s a celebration of the romantic spirit and magnetic forces that drive people to love each other. For others, it’s a day of impulsive purchases capped off with a few sweat-induced moments of panic in a […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Recognizing Businesses who Share Pride in Clarkstown

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Recognizing Businesses who Share Pride in Clarkstown

By Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann For the past 13 years, the Town of Clakrstown has been awarding local businesses with the “Pride of Clarkstown” Award. The awards have been given to businesses that have invested in beautifying their commercial properties throughout Clarkstown. The Pride of Clarkstown initiative is a program designed to recognize […]

Hometown Happenings: What is TOD?

Hometown Happenings: What is TOD?

By Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann Over the last few years you may have heard the term TOD. What is TOD and what does it mean for the Town of Clarkstown? TOD stands for Transit Oriented Development and focuses on providing an innovative mix of commercial and residential uses centered on transit hubs and linked […]