Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Flames creep toward Orangeburg houses, embers hit homes on Tweed Boulevard BY BILL DEMAREST CLAUSLAND MOUNTAIN – The brush fire that swept up the west side of Clausland Mountain all afternoon and night on Thursday this morning began to threaten homes on both sides of the mountain. Orangeburg volunteer firefighters were called out early this […]

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

STORY BY BILL DEMAREST ORANGEBURG – Volunteer firefighters from throughout southeastern Rockland County are battling a stubborn brush fire that has slashed up the west side if Clausland Mountain near the landmark “TZ Rock.” Firefighters from Orangeburg went to the area just behind Nice Pak Products on Greenbush Road in Orangeburg at about 1:15 p.m. […]

Orangetown Republicans Sweep All Positions

Supervisor Stewart yet to concede, but appears defeated. Council will likely be 5-0 GOP BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES Orangetown Republicans racked up their biggest victory in decades Tuesday, sweeping every single position in Rockland County’s southernmost township and apparently defeating incumbent Democratic Supervisor Andrew Stewart in the process. Due to a narrow […]

Orangetown Taxes Unsettled for 2014

Council refuses to pass resolution that would allow town to exceed 2 percent limit, if necessary BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Orangetown Town Board agreed to disagree on next year’s property taxes Tuesday evening and will continue to debate the matter until the deadline approaches in mid-Novermber. Supervisor Andrew Stewart, a […]

Orangetown Ponders Tax Cap Compliance

Jobs, staffing, composting top Tuesday Agenda BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Orangetown Town Board was pleased with itself three weeks ago when it announced that it would keep its property tax increase to only 1.9 percent next year, meaning the town would just barely skirt New York State’s mandate to keep […]

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