New Stony Point Firehouse Opens

New Stony Point Firehouse Opens

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF The new Wayne Hose Company “sub-station” or Firehouse #2 on the corner of Rt. 210 and Central Highway in Stony Point has opened and volunteers are excited. After years of discussion and saving money away, construction started December 2010 and just finished up this past weekend. Fire Commissioner Chairman Bruce MacRae said, […]

Tragedy at ShopRite Garnerville

Tragedy at ShopRite Garnerville

BY MICHAEL CAHILL A Pomona man was killed in the parking lot of Shoprite Plaza in Garnerville on Sunday, police said. According to police, the man Leonardo Alvarez, 76, of Pomona was struck and killed by an SUV on Sunday afternoon while exiting the store. Alvarez was taken to Nyack hospital where he was pronounced […]

Full Steam Ahead for New Tappan Zee Bridge

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES New York State is pulling out all the stops to speed up the replacement of the 57-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge, officials told standing-room-only crowds of Rockland and Westchester residents last week. The pace has picked up so dramatically that construction of steel and concrete columns to support […]

NANUET MALL DEMOLITION BEGINS

NANUET MALL DEMOLITION BEGINS

PHOTO BY MICHAEL CAHILL Don’t miss the show—the bulldozers are out in full force whacking off large chunks of the old Nanuet Mall. It seems they’ve settled on the former location of Bosco’s to begin their dirty business. We have not received a timetable for when demolition will be completed, but Simon Properties is hoping […]

Vanderhoef Administration Says Pursuit of MTA Withdrawal is Likely

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF   At a meeting of the Rockland County Legislature’s Economic Development Committee on Wednesday, Rockland Commissioner of Planning and Public Transportation Thomas B. Vanderbeek said a study by Cambridge Systematics on the MTA Value Gap in Rockland County, shows that the county should seek to cooperate with neighboring Orange County in withdrawing […]