50 Years of Service Celebrated by Stony Point Police Department

50 Years of Service Celebrated by Stony Point Police Department

BY KATHY KAHN Former State Trooper Stephen Scurti was hired by the Town of Stony Point in 1967 as its first police chief. Given a desk at Town Hall, with no badge, uniform, car or telephone, Scurti sat and wondered, “What the hell am I supposed to do?” Year by year, Scurti grew his staff […]

Renovation of Stony Point senior apartments on agenda

Renovation of Stony Point senior apartments on agenda

BY KATHY KAHN The Stony Point Apartments, aka “Knights Corner,” on Tompkins Avenue in Stony Point will be getting a $4.2 million makeover if a collaboration is approved by the town. One end of the proposed collaboration is Scarsdale-based Mountco Company, the other the building’s current owner, The Housing Development Fund Company of the Carpenters […]

HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HOST STONY POINT DAY TRIP

HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HOST STONY POINT DAY TRIP

The Rockland County Historical Society will host a tour of historic sites in the Town of Stony Point on Saturday, November 18.  A bus will leave the commuter parking lot across from Lynch’s Restaurant, 79 South Liberty Drive (Route 9W), Stony Point at 8:45 a.m. and the event will conclude 2:30 pm after lunch at Lynch’s Price: $74/person (non-members); $69/person (HSRC members). Includes bus transportation, guided tours, […]

Taxes stay flat for 2018 in Town of Stony Point

Taxes stay flat for 2018 in Town of Stony Point

BY KATHY KAHN Stony Point’s 2018 budget may have exceeded the tax cap (4.77 percent increase in the tax levy), but there is good news for both residents and business: due to new revenues flowing in from Spectra Energy, taxpayers will see no increase in their bills next year. The town board closed its public […]

Penguin Rep Theatre presents Frederick Stroppel’s “Fall River”

Penguin Rep Theatre presents Frederick Stroppel’s “Fall River”

BY GEORGINA CASAZZA STONY POINT – Lizzie Borden is back, and this time defending her honor, in the world premiere of “Fall River,” showing here in Rockland County at Stony Point’s Penguin Repertory Theatre. Written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Penguin Rep’s very own founder, Joe Brancato, the two-man show tells the first-hand story of Lizzie Borden, […]

Rose Memorial Library gives presentation to SP Board

Rose Memorial Library gives presentation to SP Board

Skeptical town board says lack of detail means bloom is off the proposed new “Rose” By Kathy Kahn  Rose Memorial Library’s successful Article 78 lawsuit against Stony Point will put a proposition on the November ballot to add $717,000 to its annual budget. Town Board members and residents at the October 10 meeting voiced concern […]

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