Ramapo Redistricting Lawsuit

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Residents in the Town of Ramapo brought a lawsuit against the State of New York last week alleging that new redistricting in the town is religiously biased and violates the state constitution. The main argument of the lawsuit cities article III, section 5 of the Constitution of New York State which reads, […]

Lawmakers Propose Funding for Improvements at Hi-Tor

Lawmakers Propose Funding for Improvements at Hi-Tor

BY MICHAEL CAHILL CORRECTION In the previous posting of this article, it was written that Marge Hook resigned from volunteering at the shelter in 2003. This information is incorrect. Marge Hook resigned in 2010 after having been a volunteer since 1990.  Several county legislators announced last week that they are sponsoring a resolution that would […]

Village of Suffern Rallies around State Hockey Champs

Village of Suffern Rallies around State Hockey Champs

BY EVAN WECHMAN It was a fun and festive atmosphere on Wednesday evening, March 14, 2012, near the train station at the intersection of Orange and Lafayette Avenues. Over 1,000 people celebrated and cheered on the New York State High School Hockey Champions. The prior Sunday, the Suffern High School Mounties Ice Hockey team won […]

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, […]