Bad News Business Bombshell: Novartis to Close Doors

Bad News Business Bombshell: Novartis to Close Doors

UPDATED BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Novartis Pharmaceuticals has notified local officials that they will be closing their Suffern plant over the course of the next three years, County Executive Ed Day confirmed with the Rockland County Times. Employees of the company received the news during their 2 o’clock shift, Day said. The company will attempt to […]

Good Sam Lights Up for Christmas

Good Sam Lights Up for Christmas

BY NICHOLAS KODA The Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY kicked off the holiday cheer with their annual Tree lighting celebration last Wednesday. This is the fourth year the event has been held and also the fourth year Tuxedo Park School Glee and Gleeful performed at the event, led by teacher Mena Albert. Hospital administrators […]

RDC’s Annual Philanthropy Day & Awards Breakfast Nov. 7

RDC’s Annual Philanthropy Day & Awards Breakfast Nov. 7

SUFFERN – The Rockland Development Council (RDC), the professional trade association of 55 Rockland County nonprofits, will hold its 14th Annual Philanthropy Day & Awards Breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern. Registration and breakfast opens at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 9 a.m. The breakfast keynote speaker […]

Suffern Board Considers Zoning Change for Urban Renewal District

Suffern Board Considers Zoning Change for Urban Renewal District

Residents offer cautious support, hearing to be continued BY CHERYL SLAVIN A lively and lengthy discussion took place Tuesday night at Suffern Town Hall as residents, elected officials and a prospective developer shared information and debated divergent viewpoints about the proposed zoning change and subsequent development of Suffern’s urban renewal district bordered by Orange Avenue […]

Letter to the Editor: MAN SAYS SUFFERN IS OVERDEVELOPING

To the Editor, The Village of Suffern is currently in a stage of overdeveloping the village. Within the last few years the village has changed zoning and policies to allow for mass development. Two zone changes allowed 24 town houses to be built on Wayne Avenue and another zone change allowed around 50 condos to […]

Spook Rock Doggie Swim a Doggone Good Time

Spook Rock Doggie Swim a Doggone Good Time

BY DIANA BIERMAN The dog paddle took on real meaning at the Spook Rock Pool in Suffern on Sunday, Sept. 8 as hundreds of dogs took to the water at the Town of Ramapo’s 10th annual “K-9 Pool Party.” While some smaller breeds, like yorkies and beagles, were hesitant to jump in the water, larger […]

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