CANDIDATES PROFILE — TOWN OF RAMAPO SUPERVISOR — SPECHT vs WEBER

CANDIDATES PROFILE — TOWN OF RAMAPO SUPERVISOR — SPECHT vs WEBER

Michael Specht, Candidate for Ramapo Supervisor (Democratic Party) BIO I’ve lived and raised my family in Suffern for almost 25 years. A former prosecutor, I began my legal career in 1990 trying cases for the Rockland County District Attorney’s office. I now run a Nanuet-based firm that represents small businesses, families, and individuals. I have […]

IT’S OFFICIAL! Sullivan vs. Hoehmann

IT’S OFFICIAL! Sullivan vs. Hoehmann

BY OLEG KHAGHANI The battle for the Clarkstown supervisor, set appropriately on the grounds of the Congers VFW Hall, commenced at 6: 14 on the evening of Monday April 17, as Police Chief Michael Sullivan announced his decision to run against incumbent Supervisor George Hoehmann; a battle that promises to be a clash between two […]

Preserve Ramapo to Fight Tax Increase this Monday

BY SARA GILBERT The Preserve Ramapo group met Monday evening, July 2, at the Deerkill Day Camp to discuss their plan for a demonstration this coming Monday, July 9 outside Ramapo Town Hall. The goal, they say, is to protest the Ramapo Town Board’s intention to raise the tax cap above the 2 percent state […]

A Heated Debate at Clarkstown’s Town Board Meeting

A Heated Debate at Clarkstown’s Town Board Meeting

BY MARIA MIRAJAK BROWNSELL On June 19 at Clarkstown’s Town Board Meeting, Supervisor Alexander Gromack opened up the floor discussing Rockland County’s financial dilemma and how it affects Clarkstown residents. The county is increasing property tax by 32 percent and making the towns responsible for paying for county costs such as the board of elections, […]

Town of Haverstraw Hands Over $27,000 to Local Families at Board Meeting

Town of Haverstraw Hands Over $27,000 to Local Families at Board Meeting

BY SARA GILBERT The Town of Haverstraw board met Monday, June 25 to present three local families with checks from the 3-mile Fun Run and discuss purchases, the town’s audit and residents’ concerns. Once the pledge of allegiance was recited, roll call was taken, and adoption of the June 11 meeting was passed, Supervisor Howard […]