HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Preserving Clarkstown

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Preserving Clarkstown

By George Hoehmann, Supervisor Town of Clarkstown Over the last 15 months, I have worked tirelessly to begin righting our fiscal ship and reducing wasteful government spending.  With the Town Board, we reduced spending by over $4 million by cutting salaries and eliminating positions; reduced stipends, merged boards, and ended the take home vehicle policy. Just […]

Hometown Happenings: Memorial Day

Hometown Happenings: Memorial Day

By George Hoehmann, Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown Memorial Day is about those who died in service in the armed forces throughout the history of this great nation. Indeed records show that to date 1,354,664 men and women have died in service to our nation from the Revolutionary War through this year. An additional 40,917 are […]

Legislature inSAINity

Legislature inSAINity

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN, SUPERVISOR, TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN Many Clarkstown residents have come to me about the sale of the Rockland County Sain Building at 18 New Hempstead Road in New City. The building is owned by the County of Rockland and has fallen into disrepair. Under the leadership of our County Executive, Ed Day, County […]

Hometown Happenings with George Hoehmann, Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown

Hometown Happenings with George Hoehmann, Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown

Honoring Those Who Honor Us Last year, the Town of Clarkstown became the first Town in New York to launch a banner program to honor our local veterans and those currently serving our nation in the United States Armed Forces.   Residents or businesses can sponsor a veteran or active duty service member with a military tribute […]

Hometown Happenings with George Hoehmann

Hometown Happenings with George Hoehmann

Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown  DEATH AND TAXES “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Benjamin Franklin’s words are as true this week as they were when he wrote them in 1789 following the ratification of our Constitution. And while we all stressed this week filing our taxes, I am reasonably […]