With St. Lawrence gone, Ramapo must find a better way to carry on

With St. Lawrence gone, Ramapo must find a better way to carry on

BY KATHY KAHN  May 24 was Ramapo’s first “normal” workshop and town board meeting since the disgraced politician was led away in handcuffs. Former Deputy and current Acting Supervisor Yitzchok Ullman sat in St. Lawrence’s seat, and the board is now short one member, a vacancy which must be filled. Last night, the remaining board […]

County Executive’s Corner: Drawing a Line in the Sand

County Executive’s Corner: Drawing a Line in the Sand

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day For years, much of Rockland has watched in shock as Ramapo, the county’s largest town, has been overrun by out-of-control, often reckless development. High-density housing, illegal schools, businesses without permits all allowed to flourish, all seemingly without regard for any kind of planning. How could such things happen? Wasn’t […]

Tapes Reveal Money Convos in St. Lawrence Trial

Tapes Reveal Money Convos in St. Lawrence Trial

Ramapo Councilman Patrick Withers shared audiotapes with FBI investigators revealing discussions around financing a new ballpark and transferring money to the town’s general funds budget. Withers, the deputy town supervisor from 2013 until 2016, claimed he did not trust the other members of the town government and wanted information to be recorded accurately. The tapes […]

Rockland Track & Field Hall of Fame to Induct Nine

Rockland Track & Field Hall of Fame to Induct Nine

ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES                                                     The Rockland County Track & Field Hall of Fame will enshrine nine new members during its 12th induction ceremony on Saturday, May 20, beginning 6 p.m., at the Casa […]

Task Force had 95 Highview Road on Watch List Before Fire

On October 23, firefighter responded to an emergency at 95 Highview Road in the Town of Ramapo. It wasn’t the first time emergency services had noticed the building. “It’s ironic that the building at 95 Highview Road is part of the 95-97 Highview Road complex, which the Rockland County Illegal Housing Task Force has already […]

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