STONE CHURCH ON MAIN ST. CLOSES ITS PURPLE DOORS

STONE CHURCH ON MAIN ST. CLOSES ITS PURPLE DOORS

The First Presbyterian Church at the corner of West Main and Church St., Stony Point held its last service on Christmas Eve 2017, parishioners informed the Rockland County Times. The “Presbytery” conducted a final closing service on Sunday, January 7, 2018. One former member of the congregation said, “The church has a fascinating religious past. […]

Brouhaha over Sunoco Station on Willow Grove Road continues

Brouhaha over Sunoco Station on Willow Grove Road continues

Dueling lawyers go to bat over mini-mart upgrade in Stony Point BY KATHY KAHN  A post-WW2 gas station/mini mart that hosts a Dunkin’ Donuts has applied to the Planning Board to make upgrades and improvements to the site on Willow Grove Road, but residents who live in the development that was built several years after […]

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, […]