Supervisor Andy Stewart Says Shifting Costs to Towns Does Not Benefit the Taxpayer

Open letter from Orangetown Supervisor Andy Stewart to county lawmakers Dear Mr. Vanderhoef and Rockland County Legislators, I write to register my objection to the cost-shifting of county-controlled programs to the Towns, and specifically to Orangetown. There is no policy logic to these cost shifts; they are proposed merely because state law permits it. In […]

Walk/Run in North Rockland and Fight Cancer

The ninth annual North Rockland 3-mile run/walk will take place at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 3 at Bowline Point Park in Haverstraw. The children’s race begins at 8:30 a.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Town of Haverstraw Supervisor Howard T. Phillips, Town of Stony Point Supervisor Geoffrey Finn, North Rockland Athletic Director Joseph Casarella […]



  One month after telling the Rockland County Times she would be running again in 2012, longtime Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun (R) has announced she will not be seeking reelection after all. Republicans running for the seat are reformist Colin Schmitt, Blooming Grove Supervisor Frank Fornario Jr. and Goshen Mayor Kyle Roddey. Calhoun has offered her support […]

Vanderhoef Announces New Taxes, Layoffs

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Following the failure of the county to gain new revenue through a sales tax and mortgage transfer fee due to state legislators refusing to approve the measure, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef found taxes he could raise without asking the state’s permission. Namely a new 4 percent energy surcharge on your […]

Marina Presentation Made in Stony Point

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Architects, planners and engineers from Wayne Corts’ marina in Stony Point were on hand at Tuesday’s Stony Point Town Board meeting David Zigler of Atzl, Scatassa & Zigler P.C. and Tim Miller of Tim Miller Associates presented to the board. The current plan is to build approximately 300 condo units over a […]