Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Flames creep toward Orangeburg houses, embers hit homes on Tweed Boulevard BY BILL DEMAREST CLAUSLAND MOUNTAIN – The brush fire that swept up the west side of Clausland Mountain all afternoon and night on Thursday this morning began to threaten homes on both sides of the mountain. Orangeburg volunteer firefighters were called out early this […]

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

STORY BY BILL DEMAREST ORANGEBURG – Volunteer firefighters from throughout southeastern Rockland County are battling a stubborn brush fire that has slashed up the west side if Clausland Mountain near the landmark “TZ Rock.” Firefighters from Orangeburg went to the area just behind Nice Pak Products on Greenbush Road in Orangeburg at about 1:15 p.m. […]

Road closure until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday

THE ROAD IS NOW CLEAR Route 303 road closure starting 10:30 a.m. for approximately four hours due to an accident with downed pole and wires. Route 303 to be closed between between Lake Rd and Lake Rd East in Congers. Southbound detour is Route 303 to Lake Rd East to S/B US Hwy 9W Northbound […]

PROJECT TIKVAH: Help for Orthodox women

Center for Safety & Change offers multi-lingual, multi-cultural programs and services to the many diverse populations of Rockland County, including “PROJECT TIKVAH,” a program for Orthodox Jewish women. Since it began in 1994, PROJECT TIKVAH has been serving the needs of clients in the Orthodox Community in a myriad of ways.  Center advocate and Coordinator […]

DiNAPOLI CONCERNED WITH ROCKLAND COUNTY BUDGET

FROM THE COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE DiNapoli says revenue estimates overly optimistic, no plan to reduce deficit  Rockland County’s 2013 budget contains unreasonable revenue and spending projections that could increase the county’s deficit, warned State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli in a budget review issued Friday. “Rockland County officials are working hard to address fiscal stress in their […]

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