Court Temporarily Nixes Controversial Ramapo Land Development Project

Court Temporarily Nixes Controversial Ramapo Land Development Project

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH The controversial land development project at the corner of Routes 202 and 306 in unincorporated Ramapo known as Patrick Farm was dealt a huge setback based upon a determination from an appeals court in Brooklyn. The owners of the land, Scenic Development, LLC, seek to build 470-plus housing units on 206 acres along […]

Former longtime executive director of RLDC disbarred

Former longtime executive director of RLDC disbarred

BY MICHAEL CASTELLUCCIO Aaron Troodler, the Ramapo Town attorney who served as Christopher St. Lawrence’s executive director of the Ramapo Local Development Corp (RLDC) has been disbarred by the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York. On March 7, 2017, he plead guilty to federal offenses including securities fraud, conspiracy to commit securities […]

“New Direction” Candidates Issue Statement on 2017 Ramapo Campaign

“New Direction” Candidates Issue Statement on 2017 Ramapo Campaign

BY BILL WEBER, 2017 candidate, Town of Ramapo supervisor SHANI BECHHOFER & GRANT VALENTINE, 2017 candidates, Town of Ramapo Council Our campaign gave voice to many thousands of people who want to live in a different kind of Ramapo. A fiscally healthy, economically viable, well-governed Ramapo. A Ramapo in which people talk to each other, […]

Will new regime make a difference in Ramapo?

Will new regime make a difference in Ramapo?

Board meeting held day after election BY KATHY KAHN Sixteen years have passed since the Christopher St. Lawrence regime began in Ramapo. On Tuesday, election day, a new leader was finally chosen while the disgraced former supervisor is due to be sentenced later this month on federal corruption charges. That new supervisor is former deputy town […]

CANDIDATES PROFILE — TOWN OF RAMAPO SUPERVISOR — SPECHT vs WEBER

CANDIDATES PROFILE — TOWN OF RAMAPO SUPERVISOR — SPECHT vs WEBER

Michael Specht, Candidate for Ramapo Supervisor (Democratic Party) BIO I’ve lived and raised my family in Suffern for almost 25 years. A former prosecutor, I began my legal career in 1990 trying cases for the Rockland County District Attorney’s office. I now run a Nanuet-based firm that represents small businesses, families, and individuals. I have […]

Town of Ramapo Highway super race

Town of Ramapo Highway super race

Robert Romanowski, Candidate for Superintendent of Highways, Town of Ramapo (Republican, Green, Reform) BIO  After a number of years of observing the deteriorating conditions in the Town of Ramapo in quality of life issues such as zoning, over-development, over stressed infrastructure and litter he decided not to stand by and watch what was happening, but to […]

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