MAPPING FUTURE BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR ROCKLAND

MAPPING FUTURE BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR ROCKLAND

As stated in last week’s article bearing the above-stated title, Ombudsman Alert will share all future developments in this project with our readers in a series of articles of which this is the second: As promised in the first article, your Ombudsman reached out to Commissioner Douglas Schuetz of the Rockland County Department of Transportation with […]

CARDINAL DOLAN VISITS FOR 150TH ANNIVERSARY MASS OF ST. CATHARINE

CARDINAL DOLAN VISITS FOR 150TH ANNIVERSARY MASS OF ST. CATHARINE

The closing mass of the 150th anniversary celebration of St. Catharine Church in Blauvelt was held Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. The guest of honor was Cardinal Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of New York. The reception was catered by DeCicco Family Market in New City and longtime proprietor Frank DeCicco was on hand.

Court Declares Provision of Clarkstown Code Unconstitutional

Court Declares Provision of Clarkstown Code Unconstitutional

By Joel Grossbarth An appeals Court in Brooklyn has declared a section of the Town of Clarkstown Code null and void and beyond the scope of legal authority for enactment. The Appellate Division, Second Department reversed a Rockland County Supreme Court Judge’s order upholding the legality of the Town of Clarkstown Subdivision of Lands code […]

RBA Hosts Annual Green Council Awards

RBA Hosts Annual Green Council Awards

The Rockland Business Association hosted the Annual Green Council Awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on November 18. A decade ago, architect Michael Shilale, who was an advocate for better building materials and design, started the chapter of the RBA. This year, the winners were: Tilcon, for Energy Efficiency, sponsored by Integral Building Design; SUEZ, […]

Chris Day Unveils Adopt a Spot

Chris Day Unveils Adopt a Spot

By Joe Kuhn Last Monday marked the official grand re-opening of the newly revamped Braunsdorf Park, the first in a series of Orangetown locations to be renovated and improved thanks to Town Supervisor Chris Day’s new “Adopt a Spot” program. Supervisor Day and Joseph Holland, the owner of Majestic Lawn Care & Landscape and sponsor […]

Fighting the tax tide and winning

BY ORANGETOWN SUPERVISOR CHRIS DAY As this is my first column in the Rockland County Times, I think it’s a great opportunity to fill in the readers as to what has been going in in Orangetown since I first took office in January. Most recently, I’m proud to have delivered a budget that actually reduces […]

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