Two Towns, Different Counties—Same Agenda?

Two Towns, Different Counties—Same Agenda?

By Kathy Kahn What little is left of the original bucolic Town of Ramapo and its tattered school district, East Ramapo, is a scenario that may be the same fate of a municipality in neighboring Orange County. In 1977, the Town of Monroe permitted an all-Satmar Hasidic Village to be created within the town’s borders, […]

Route 45 Closure Expected for Bridge Replacement Project Town of Ramapo, Rockland County

Route 45 Closure Expected for Bridge Replacement Project Town of Ramapo, Rockland County

Public Service Announcement from New York Department of Transportation Motorists are advised that beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 23 until approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, Route 45 between Maple Avenue and Columbus Avenue in the town of Ramapo in Rockland County, is expected to be closed, while crews perform bridge construction activities, weather permitting. Motorists should follow the […]

Kin of Victim in Sloatsburg Murder/Suicide Pursue Lawsuit Against Town of Ramapo

Kin of Victim in Sloatsburg Murder/Suicide Pursue Lawsuit Against Town of Ramapo

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH Anyone that has lived in Rockland County or the Hudson Valley region will recall the truly tragic case where Patricia Nigro was murdered by her boyfriend William T. Groesbeck in her home in Sloatsburg. Groesbeck then turned the gun on himself, committing suicide in October 2015. While murder/suicide cases usually don’t lead […]

Ramapo Dog Park debuts

Ramapo Dog Park debuts

BY KATELYN CORDERO Suffern– Dakota the Poodle trotted through the mulch with her puffy pink tail wagging back and forth taking in her surroundings at the grand opening of the Ramapo Dog Park this Sunday. The park has been built in place of the old blue house where the Rampo Department of Parks and Recreation […]

MONSEY MAN DEMANDS LAWMAKERS PROTECT SENIORS FROM OVERDEVELOPMENT

MONSEY MAN DEMANDS LAWMAKERS PROTECT SENIORS FROM OVERDEVELOPMENT

Community View A letter to Senator Carluci, Assemblyman Zembrowski & Assemblywoman Jaffee from Monsey resident Asher Kaufman Fourteen years ago the Town of Ramapo produced a Comprehensive Plan and the only mention of Seniors living in single family homes is to say they “no longer need or want the responsibilities associated with maintenance of a […]

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