“Reinventing Law Enforcement” Initiative Underway in New York

“Reinventing Law Enforcement” Initiative Underway in New York

By Kathy Kahn Police Departments across New York State are working to comply with an Executive Order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo in June, 2020:  The New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative. Letters went out to 500 jurisdictions with police departments across the state explaining the reasoning for the formation of the Collaboratives. […]

Too Little, Too Late

Too Little, Too Late

Cuomo’s enforcement of virus restrictions is met with anger, hostility in Orthodox communities By Kathy Kahn   Six months ago–April 4, 2020, to be exact– County Executive Ed Day made an impassioned plea to Albany to create a “containment” zone in the Town of Ramapo and other CoV-19 “hot spots” in Rockland, similar to the […]

Vote to Dissolve Village of South Nyack Set for December 17

Vote to Dissolve Village of South Nyack Set for December 17

Months of speculation and concern over who was negotiating to purchase Nyack College’s sprawling campus overlooking the Hudson were answered mid-Summer: the former Christian college and its scenic campus, a landmark on the banks of the Hudson for 120 years, was purchased for a fire-sale price of approximately $44 million by Yeshiva Viznitz, based in […]

Maureen McArden-Schulman Cuts Ribbon on Stony Point Campaign Headquarters

Maureen McArden-Schulman Cuts Ribbon on Stony Point Campaign Headquarters

By: Keith S. Shikowitz   Last week, McArden-Schulman opened a new campaign office on Route 9W in Stony Point. Welcoming her at the ribbon cutting were Stony Point Town Supervisor Jim Monaghan and Haverstraw Republican Committee Chair Ronny Diz, along with several supporters. “We’re working really hard making phone calls and reaching out to the […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Town of Haverstraw Backs The Blue

Reporter’s Notebook: Town of Haverstraw Backs The Blue

  By: Keith S. Shikowitz The unwarranted hatred and desire to defund police across the country has reached a fever pitch with Presidential Candidate Joe Biden stating that the police have become the enemy. Many democratic mayors, governors and legislatures are also tying the hands of the police, claiming that officers use unnecessary lethal force […]

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