Concerns Over Future of Town Property Goes to Referendum: Stony Point residents will vote to retain or sell its Patriot Hills Golf Course

Concerns Over Future of Town Property Goes to Referendum: Stony Point residents will vote to retain or sell its Patriot Hills Golf Course

The recent contract signed by Stony Point and Patriot Hills, LLC to sell the town’s municipal golf course has become a flash point, one that will soon be settled by a town wide referendum. This is also an election year, and voters will be going to the polls to re-elect incumbent Jim Monaghan, a Republican […]

Fatal Pile Up On Congers Road

Fatal Pile Up On Congers Road

Update: Vlad Hvalyk, the 16-year-old male who was transported to an area hospital following the incident, has died from injuries sustained in the crash. A Go Fund Me organized to support the student’s family has already raised over $15,000 at the time of publication. Emily Meryreles, the other teenager who was hospitalized after the accident, […]

Community in Mourning: Two Local Residents Lost In Tragedy In Israel

Community in Mourning: Two Local Residents Lost In Tragedy In Israel

  Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder joined U.S. Rep. Mondaire Jones and New York State Attorney General Letitia James in paying condolences today to the family of Shragee Gestetner, one of two local men killed in the tragic stampede in Israel. “It’s almost impossible to fathom the impact of this horrible, horrible loss,” Legislator Wieder […]

Legislature Fights for SALT Tax Reduction, Passes Fair Chance in Employment Act

Legislature  Fights for SALT Tax Reduction, Passes Fair Chance in Employment Act

Last Tuesday the Rockland County Legislature worked toward reducing taxes and creating more job opportunities for the more vulnerable residents of the county. The budget and finance committee began their regular assembly by moving to urge Congress to repeal the cap on state and local tax deduction (SALT.) This tax law most affects states like […]

Public Hearing on Eagle Bay Brings Out Current, Future Concerns for Stony Point Waterfront

Public Hearing on Eagle Bay Brings Out Current, Future Concerns for Stony Point Waterfront

  Almost a decade after residential housing was first proposed for Stony Point’s waterfront, the public hearing for site plan approval for Eagle Bay commenced Thursday evening, April 22, via teleconference. Residents who spoke expressed unhappiness with the size and scope of the project. Most felt the 17 acres of dry land Eagle Bay is […]

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