TIMELINES 10/19/17

TIMELINES 10/19/17

STATE COMPTROLLER SAYS OVER $27 BILLION NEEDED TO FIX LOCAL BRIDGES A report released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli found that 20.7% of bridges in New York are functionally obsolete and 12.8% are structurally deficient. According to Comptroller DiNapoli, the cost to repair all of these bridges is $27.4 billion dollars. The […]

TIMELINES 10/12/17

TIMELINES 10/12/17

CLARKSTOWN PHONY CHECK SCAM HAS POLICE ALERTING RESIDENTS Clarkstown Police are alerting all local residents to be more vigilant and wary of scammers after an 86-year-old man say he was scammed out of close to $20,000 by way of a phony check. According to police, the male victim told police that he received a phone […]


Illegal yeshiva will not remain in New Hempstead Following a decision by Yeshiva Ohr Torah of Monsey, an illegal yeshiva set up in a single-family New Hempstead home will be vacated and an alternative site will be sought. The decision came in response to a July 25 decision by the New Hempstead Board of Trustees not […]


Suffern Commons residents face eviction in late June Residents of the three-story Suffern Commons apartment complex on Chestnut Street are worried they will be kicked out to make room for new buyers, according to the Journal News. The potential purchase came to light on May 23, when eviction notices were handed out to residents of the […]


Garnerville Residents Might See Tax Increase The proposed 2013-2014 budget proposal for the King’s Daughters Public Library District includes a tax-levy increase of 3.1 percent, breaking the state’s two percent tax cap and possibly hitting Haverstraw taxpayers’ wallets harder. The board attempted to minimize the increase by cutting library systems, operations and maintenance, but could […]


Red Cross Still Holding onto Sandy Relief Monies It has been seven months since Superstorm Sandy hit the tri-state area, and the Red Cross still has more than two-thirds of the $303 million it raised to aid relief efforts at its disposal. Though some are questioning this slow use of resources, the Red Cross defends […]

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