African American History Showcased in Village of Haverstraw

African American History Showcased in Village of Haverstraw

By: Keith S. Shikowitz One of the main issues in every campaign across the country in the 2020 election is what the left calls systemic racism, especially against African Americans. The Democratic candidate for the NY 17th Congressional District claims he has already “demonstrated an ability to organize my community to stand up to systemic […]

COVID-19 testing center set up in Village of Haverstraw

COVID-19 testing center set up in Village of Haverstraw

By Keith Shikowitz Town and village elected officials in Haverstraw have been doing everything humanly possible to ensure the safety of the residents. This includes their physical and mental well-being. One way they have accomplished part of this goal is by working with State Representatives Assemblyman Zebrowski and Senator Skoufis to have a testing center […]

Skoufis & Zebrowski Announce Haverstraw COVID-19 Testing Location

Skoufis & Zebrowski Announce Haverstraw COVID-19 Testing Location

Secured in coordination with Haverstraw elected officials, Governor Cuomo and NY DOH establish much needed testing site in the Village. Senator James Skoufis and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski announced today the approval of a COVID-19 testing site in the Village of Haverstraw. The Legislators worked alongside Supervisor Howard Phillips, Mayor Mike Kohut, Mayor Rob D’Amelio and […]

Skoufis Presents Kohut with $250k Grant for Haverstraw Roads

Skoufis Presents Kohut with $250k Grant for Haverstraw Roads

Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) recently presented Mayor Michael Kohut with a grant of $250,000 to repair and rehabilitate Hudson Avenue in the Village of Haverstraw. Senator Skoufis secured this funding during the state’s budget negotiations. Senator Skoufis said, “Hudson Avenue and others like it are highly-traveled roads close to the elementary school, community center, […]

THE UNITED LATIN FESTIVAL OF HAVERSTRAW CELEBRATED ITS 9TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL

THE UNITED LATIN FESTIVAL OF HAVERSTRAW CELEBRATED ITS 9TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL

The United Latin Festival of Haverstraw, Inc., located in Rockland County, NY celebrated its 9th annual festival in the Village of Haverstraw last Sunday, August 4th, where through the different participating representatives, each Latin country was able to showcase their culture. Johan Rosario and his wife Indiana Rosario were the Grand Marshals of the year, […]

VILLAGE OF HAVERSTRAW DEALS NOISE AND BUILDING ISSUES

VILLAGE OF HAVERSTRAW DEALS NOISE AND BUILDING ISSUES

By: Keith S. Shikowitz The Village of Haverstraw July 2019 meeting opened the first of two public participation sessions. Writer Joan Chevalier of Clove Avenue in the village was first up, speaking for her neighbors in their building, presenting a problem with noise from the school bus lot adjacent to the building. “We have people […]

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