West Haverstraw Board Honors Margi Chapman For Service To Village

West Haverstraw Board Honors Margi Chapman For Service To Village

On May 5th 2021, during a meeting of the West Haverstraw Village board, local resident Margi Chapman was recognized for her outstanding service to the community. Mayor Robert D’Amelio and the village board came forward to present Chapman with a plaque to commemorate the work she has done to support the village of West Haverstraw. […]

Fatal Pile Up On Congers Road

Fatal Pile Up On Congers Road

Update: Vlad Hvalyk, the 16-year-old male who was transported to an area hospital following the incident, has died from injuries sustained in the crash. A Go Fund Me organized to support the student’s family has already raised over $15,000 at the time of publication. Emily Meryreles, the other teenager who was hospitalized after the accident, […]

Community in Mourning: Two Local Residents Lost In Tragedy In Israel

Community in Mourning: Two Local Residents Lost In Tragedy In Israel

  Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder joined U.S. Rep. Mondaire Jones and New York State Attorney General Letitia James in paying condolences today to the family of Shragee Gestetner, one of two local men killed in the tragic stampede in Israel. “It’s almost impossible to fathom the impact of this horrible, horrible loss,” Legislator Wieder […]

Legislature Fights for SALT Tax Reduction, Passes Fair Chance in Employment Act

Legislature  Fights for SALT Tax Reduction, Passes Fair Chance in Employment Act

Last Tuesday the Rockland County Legislature worked toward reducing taxes and creating more job opportunities for the more vulnerable residents of the county. The budget and finance committee began their regular assembly by moving to urge Congress to repeal the cap on state and local tax deduction (SALT.) This tax law most affects states like […]

Scotland Hill Road Bridge Replacement Project Begins May 1: Crossing to be Closed to all Vehicular and Pedestrian Traffic

Scotland  Hill Road Bridge Replacement  Project Begins May 1: Crossing to be Closed to all Vehicular and Pedestrian Traffic

The New York State Thruway Authority has announced the temporary closure and start of construction on May 1 for the Scotland Hill Road overpass bridge replacement project in Rockland County. The replacement is part of the $30.8 million infrastructure improvement project to replace three bridges along the I-87 corridor in the lower Hudson Valley region. Effective May 1, […]

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