TIMELINES 8/1/13

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 […]

TIMELINES 6/13/13

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 […]

TIMELINES 6/6/13

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 […]

TIMELINES 5/30

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 […]

Timelines 5/23/13

Former Clarkstown Superintendent Removed from New Gig (from wrcr.com) The former Clarkstown Schools Superintendent Margaret Keller-Cogan was removed from her current job after a protest by parents, faculty and staff. Nearly 250 parents signed a petition saying that they had lost confidence in her ability to lead the Buffalo-based Elmwood Franklin School. The parents and […]

Timelines 5/16/13

Big Changes Planned for Rockland Polling Places In response to concerns about the safety of polling locations, Rockland County Election Commissioner Louis “Butch” Babcock announced changes and security improvements which will be made in response to observations made during visits to polls to check for disability access. According to Babcock, some polling places have been moved […]

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