KLEINER REMEMBERS ELIOT TOZER

KLEINER REMEMBERS ELIOT TOZER

To the Editor, Eliot Tozer, longtime resident of Tappan,  died last week at the age of 95.  As Deputy Supervisor of Orangetown from 1996-2009, he chaired the Orangetown Labor-Management Committee, designed to resolve disputes between town employees and management. More than anyone else involved in that committee over the years,  Eliot  enjoyed the full respect […]

KLEINER SAYS RETIRING OFFICIAL WILL LEAVE A VOID, BOARD MUST CHOOSE REPLACEMENT WISELY

KLEINER SAYS RETIRING OFFICIAL WILL LEAVE A VOID, BOARD MUST CHOOSE REPLACEMENT WISELY

To the Editor, John Giardiello – longtime head of Orangetown’s Office of Building, Zoning, Planning Enforcement and Administration (OBZPAE) – is retiring in July. Twice in the last several weeks I addressed the town board regarding the importance of filling that upcoming vacancy with someone with impeccable credentials, demonstrated independence from political pressure and a […]

Orangetown Appears Serious About Unmasking Hidden Owners of Properties

Orangetown Appears Serious About Unmasking Hidden Owners of Properties

Public hearing set for June 13 on “full disclosure law”   BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES Orangetown is moving closer to adopting a “full disclosure” law, which mandates the actual owners of all real property in the township publicly identify themselves whenever they seek a building, zoning, planning or other land use approval. The […]

With us or Against Us

With us or Against Us

Local political figures must disavow Ramapo 5 and those who nominate them or they tacitly support them By Chris Day, Candidate for Orangetown Supervisor Recently, five Ramapo county legislators, elected via the overwhelming force of the “bloc vote” controlled by the leaders of the Hasidic community and their developer allies, decided to disregard the fact […]

CANDIDATE FOR SUPERVISOR ANNOUNCES PLAN TO “PRESERVE ORANGETOWN”

CANDIDATE FOR SUPERVISOR ANNOUNCES PLAN TO “PRESERVE ORANGETOWN”

BY CHRIS DAY, Republican candidate for Orangetown supervisor PHOTOS BY SARA WALDRON (Taken at May 2 Chris Day fundraiser) Orangetown is known as a friendly, diverse, and welcoming place.  We enjoy our suburban lifestyle and welcome all who share those characteristics and values to join us here.  However, there are some who want things like high […]

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