“JOHNS TO GO” OWNER RESPONDS TO COMPLAINTS

“JOHNS TO GO” OWNER RESPONDS TO COMPLAINTS

By Keith S. Shikowitz Residents on North Wayne Avenue in West Haverstraw have been subjected to and complaining about the smell and noise of trucks at all hours of the day and night coming from the industrial area on Carol Avenue. Residents say these things are coming from portable toilets owned by a company called […]

Volunteer of the Week: Nicole Glazer, Tappan Zee High School’s 2019 Project Graduation Parent Coordinator

Volunteer of the Week: Nicole Glazer, Tappan Zee High School’s 2019 Project Graduation Parent Coordinator

By Barry Warner Tappan Zee High School’s 2019 Project Graduation marks the 28th annual supervised, substance free, all-night party for the graduating seniors. This task involves community-wide support and financial assistance to reach a common goal: to provide a substance free, tobacco free and safe environment to celebrate graduation. Many other communities across the United […]

VILLAGE OF WEST HAVERSTRAW BEGINS BUSINESS FOR 2019

VILLAGE OF WEST HAVERSTRAW BEGINS BUSINESS FOR 2019

By Keith S. Shikowitz They say that the wheels of government grind slowly. Not so in the Village of West Haverstraw. The recent public village council meeting took all of less than 30 minutes to complete. But in that time, they covered a lot of important issues facing the village. Two of these issues were […]

New York Weekly Fuel Update and Outlook

New York Weekly Fuel Update and Outlook

FROM GASBUDDY Gasoline prices in New York have fallen 6.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.62/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 6,118 stations in New York. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.6 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.25/g, according to GasBuddy. Average gasoline prices […]

Unsung Hero: Cory Clarkston, Chauffeur-Engineer, Pearl River Volunteer Fire Department

Unsung Hero: Cory Clarkston, Chauffeur-Engineer, Pearl River Volunteer Fire Department

By Barry Warner Chauffeur-Engineers are responsible for firefighting vehicles, such as fire engines, that transport firefighters, carry equipment and pump water at fire scenes. They make sure that the vehicles are clean and running efficiently, the gas tanks contain enough fuel and all systems are working. They may perform maintenance tasks, such as replacing necessary […]

Spring Valley National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

Spring Valley National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

Major General Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the State of New York, announced the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Shmuel Breuer from Spring Valley, N.Y. and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-69th Infantry received a promotion […]