As election season winds down, crack down on illegal housing heats up

As election season winds down, crack down on illegal housing heats up

Clarkstown holds seminar on Housing and Zoning enforcement BY KATHY KAHN It’s been a vexing problem for parts of Rockland County: stopping the illegal use of properties. Clarkstown hosted an information session on October 19 to help those combating the problem. The seminar at the Fire Training Center in Pomona gave many local town and village […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thank you for your service

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thank you for your service

By Supervisor George Hoehmann  On November 1, 2017, the Town of Clarkstown held our second annual Veteran’s Day appreciation ceremony and breakfast at the Street Community Center in New City. Over 200 local veterans attended the event. This year, we had the honor of having Megan Leavey, a US Marine Corp Veteran and Purple Heart […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Preserving History for Future Generations

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Preserving History for Future Generations

BY SUPERVISOR GEORGE HOEHMANN Clarkstown is fortunate to have one of the oldest sand stone houses in the region located in West Nyack. The Tallman-Budke house is the most significant architectural artifact in the area and was first constructed nearly 300 years ago. The Vanderbilt-Budke-Traphagen house represents a colonial revival style dwelling. My family and […]

Candidates introduce themselves to Bardonia audience

Candidates introduce themselves to Bardonia audience

BY JOE KUHN Residents from all around the county assembled last Thursday at the St. Francis Church in Bardonia for a Meet the Candidates Night, a chance for citizens to get to know the men and women running for public office this November. Current and aspiring members of the local government convened to answer questions […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Will Never Be Ramapo

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Will Never Be Ramapo

BY SUPERVISOR GEORGE HOEHMANN One of my first priorities as supervisor was to step up the enforcement of our town code to protect our quality of life in Clarkstown and protect our first responders. Last year, I created a new code compliance unit, which consists of Deputy Town Attorney, Leslie Kahn, a veteran prosecutor, and […]

Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown Residents Win!

Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown Residents Win!

BY SUPERVISOR GEORGE HOEHMANN One of the most overlooked services of the Town is maintenance of the sewer lines and sewer pump stations through our Department of Environmental Control. We all go about our day not really thinking about where our waste water goes. The fact is there are 19 sewer pump stations throughout Clarkstown […]

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