Miele says MONORAIL is the Answer to our TZ Troubles

Reprinted “Miele’s Musing” from Armand Miele’s book “Born Minus” What are we waiting for? From Rockland County to JFK Airport, with traffic, used to take no more than 35 minutes. Today with roads clogged by commuter traffic it takes close to two hours. Imagine the waste and cost for fuel and tolls, the work time […]

Tappan Zee Bridge Will House Bus Lane

The new Tappan Zee Bridge will have an exclusive bus lane during rush hour. This is the first step towards bringing mass transit to the bridge, according to the New York State Thruway Authority spokesperson Andrew O’Rourke. The lanes will operate as bus lanes during the morning and evening rush hour periods. These lanes will […]

Tappan Zee High School Seniors Graduate and Start a New Chapter in Their Lives

BY BARRY WARNER Last Thursday, the 109th commencement exercises of Tappan Zee High School occurred for 275 graduates During a beautiful summer evening on the athletic field, in front of hundreds of families and friends, the formal ceremony was held. Student achievements were recognized by school officials and diplomas were awarded. Speakers reflected on what […]

Thruway Sells $1.1 Billions in Bonds to Help Fund Tappan Zee Project

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Thruway Authority has completed a sale of long-term bonds, raising $1.1 billion for the Authority so it can move forward with capital projects across the state, including the Tappan Zee Bridge. “The Thruway Authority has taken important steps to save costs and put in place […]

Tappan Green Upgrade Outlined Projected Cost Less than Half of Estimate

Tappan Green Upgrade Outlined Projected Cost Less than Half of Estimate

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES A project to improve the historic 350-year-old Tappan Green that was estimated to cost nearly $1 million is now well under way, and is expected to be finished by this summer at a total cost of only about half that amount. A synopsis of the project was […]