Will new regime make a difference in Ramapo?

Will new regime make a difference in Ramapo?

Board meeting held day after election BY KATHY KAHN Sixteen years have passed since the Christopher St. Lawrence regime began in Ramapo. On Tuesday, election day, a new leader was finally chosen while the disgraced former supervisor is due to be sentenced later this month on federal corruption charges. That new supervisor is former deputy town […]

Town of Ramapo Highway super race

Town of Ramapo Highway super race

Robert Romanowski, Candidate for Superintendent of Highways, Town of Ramapo (Republican, Green, Reform) BIO  After a number of years of observing the deteriorating conditions in the Town of Ramapo in quality of life issues such as zoning, over-development, over stressed infrastructure and litter he decided not to stand by and watch what was happening, but to […]

ANALYSIS AND ENDORSEMENTS FOR ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 7

ANALYSIS AND ENDORSEMENTS FOR ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 7

The 2017 Rockland County political battleground is far removed from what it was at the beginning of the decade.  The 2013 election season saw the election of County Executive Ed Day and the subsequent replacement of the Rockland GOP establishment. The Rockland Democratic Party has also been forced to change, often in spite of itself. […]

CAIRNS RECOGNIZED AS A MAN WHO GAVE BACK

CAIRNS RECOGNIZED AS A MAN WHO GAVE BACK

The Rockland County Legislature presented a Distinguished Service Award to educator, youth advocate and humanitarian Donald Cairns Tuesday in recognition of his service to others. For more than three decades, Cairns taught at Ramapo High School, where members of the National Honor Society voted him Teacher of the Year. Cairns was further recognized with the Father F. […]

Ramapo’s infamous dirt pile removed from Sloatsburg municipal fields, finally

Ramapo’s infamous dirt pile removed from Sloatsburg municipal fields, finally

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Sloatsburg’s Community Park is finally rid of 15,000 cubic yards of once-contaminated soil. The dirt sat in the park since 2009 when the Rockland Sewer Board dumped the material following excavation on local sewers. The dirt remained there for years after the Town of Ramapo received $400,000 to remedy the matter in 2012. […]

BULLDOZER BLUES FOR HISTORIC HAMLET OF RAMAPO

BULLDOZER BLUES FOR HISTORIC HAMLET OF RAMAPO

Town of Ramapo to make hidden hamlet disappear, eviction notice sent to home-renters STORY AND PHOTOS BY KATHY KAHN Residents of the small community of the “Hamlet of Ramapo,” a dead-end street off Torne Valley Rd. in unincorporated Ramapo near the Village of Hillburn, have been told by the town to vacate the premises. The […]

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