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 […]


O&R is scheduled to shift into “high” gear this week as helicopters are deployed to help high-voltage line technicians install new cable at the tops of 130-feet-tall electric transmission towers in Ramapo where a new $11-million electric transmission circuit is under construction. The circuit will run through the towns of Ramapo, Tuxedo, Warwick and Chester […]


Letter to the Editor, How broke is Ramapo? According to the New York State Comptroller Ramapo is the most financially stressed of 917 towns in New York State. But what does that actually mean? Ramapo has real estate worth $11 billion. That means that our constitutional tax limit is about four times our current level. […]

The first group of mosquitos infected with West Nile Virus have been found in the Town of Ramapo

County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announced Thursday the New York State Department of Health confirmed the test results for the adult mosquitoes which were collected during the week of July 1 as part of the county’s ongoing West Nile Virus surveillance efforts. As of Thursday, that is the only infected pool found out […]

Letter to the Editor: GROMACK’S TRUE COLORS

To the Editor, I always knew that Alex Gromack, our esteemed Clarkstown supervisor, would show his true colors. He crows how Ilan Schoenberger is his selection for county executive, because he “yearns for leadership in New City that will bridge the divide between county and town government.” Were it not so sad it would be […]

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