CHANGE OF PLANS

CHANGE OF PLANS

  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 […]

Preservation League adds Garnerville Arts Center to Seven to Save list of endangered places for 2012-13

Preservation League adds Garnerville Arts Center to  Seven to Save list of endangered places for 2012-13

The Preservation League of New York State has named the Garnerville Arts Center to its list of the Empire State’s most threatened historic resources, Seven to Save. In late summer, 2011, arts and industry at Garnerville faced perhaps its greatest challenge to date. The Minisceongo Creek runs through the complex and once powered the mill, […]

What’s in a Name? By the Letter of the Law, A Lot

What’s in a Name? By the Letter of the Law, A Lot

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF In everyday life a simple word usually does not cause a commotion, but in the world of the law, a slight variation in a phrase or name can cause a controversy if it’s used improperly. For two examples, read on. Dennis Lynch Says Stony Point Can’t Use the Word “Commission” One such […]