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 […]

DONATE A BRICK AT THE NEW STONY POINT DOG PARK

DONATE A BRICK AT THE NEW STONY POINT DOG PARK

PHOTO BY KATHY KAHN Stony Point resident Lillian Ann Wilson shows brick the new dog park is selling for the path that leads to the run. Contact Town Hall Parks & Recreation for more information on how you can remember a beloved pet or pet owner. Phone number: 845-947-5261, email knigro@townofstonypoint.org.

Stony Point readies 2018 budget, public hearing set

Stony Point readies 2018 budget, public hearing set

BY KATHY KAHN  Stony Point is preparing for a public hearing on the preliminary budget for the town for the New Year. “The state’s tax cap rate has gone down from 2 percent to 1.07 percent,” said Supervisor Jim Monaghan. “When the tax cap was first introduced, towns that did not exceed it were given […]

Carlucci implores governor to make Lauren’s Law permanent

Carlucci implores governor to make Lauren’s Law permanent

Lauren Shields of Stony Point isn’t a little girl anymore. When she was only 8-years-old Shields received a heart transplant and by the time she was 11, she was spearheading a movement to expand organ donations in New York by requiring driver’s license applicants in state to fill out the organ donor registry [yes or […]