Troodler to Avoid Jail Time

Troodler to Avoid Jail Time

Aaron Troodler will not face jail time for bond fraud thanks to his testimony against former Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence, a federal judge ruled this week. While St. Lawrence was sentenced to 30 months in prison for fraud convictions last month, Troodler, 42, was sentenced to 18 months supervised release. He also was disbarred after his […]

Ramapo’s St. Lawrence Sentencing Delayed

Ramapo’s St. Lawrence Sentencing Delayed

Former Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s sentencing hearing on corruption related charges was delayed indefinitely on Nov. 27. U.S. Judge Cathy Seibel said she will look further at financial losses by investors who bought the town’s bonds before deciding his sentence. The judge said though St. Lawrence clearly committed fraud leading investors to face increased […]

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 […]

YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOOD WOMAN DOWN

YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOOD WOMAN DOWN

Time for Reimer to return BY KATHY KAHN There is a movement growing to return Melissa Reimer-the woman who brought down the house of cards Christopher St. Lawrence built-back to her rightful place as fiscal supervisor of the Town of Ramapo. Her lawyer released a letter this week requesting her return and a public movement has […]

Fans of Ramapo stadium say “Play Ball!”

Fans of Ramapo stadium say “Play Ball!”

BY KATHY KAHN Though its financing led to the conviction of Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence on federal fraud charges, fans of Ramapo’s baseball stadium want it to remain in the town’s hands and continue to be used for baseball games, music and activities geared to the community. One by one, fans of the park came […]

ROCKLAND GOP ENDORSES SLATE OF CANDIDATES FOR 2017 ELECTION

ROCKLAND GOP ENDORSES SLATE OF CANDIDATES FOR 2017 ELECTION

The Rockland GOP held its annual convention Monday night, announcing nominees for 22 seats up for election this November. County Executive Ed Day gave the keynote address. The convention proceeded without great controversy, not always a guarantee. In countywide races, the GOP nominated Ed Day for a second term as county executive and Michael Koplen […]

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