Synagogues Looking to Open and Expand in Ramapo

BY EVAN WECHMAN The morning after the Ramapo Planning Board approved the controversial Patrick Farm project, the Community Design Review Committee (CDRC) met to evaluate which proposals would be coming before the planning board in the new year.  The CDRC, which is headed by Anthony Mallia, director of Building, Planning, and Zoning, meets at least […]

RAHM STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

RAHM STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

Chicago Mayor Emanuel pursuing aggressive strategy to fix a broken public school system BY STEVE GUNN Editorial submission from Education Action Group CHICAGO – The problem for students in Chicago Public Schools was summed up by the first line of a recent newspaper article: “Chicago Public Schools officials said they had no choice but to […]

WILL A NEW “CLARKSTOWN CITY” SAVE ONE TOWN TENS OF MILLIONS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE REST OF ROCKLAND?

WILL A NEW “CLARKSTOWN CITY” SAVE ONE TOWN TENS OF MILLIONS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE REST OF ROCKLAND?

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Can you see a future “City of Clarkstown” or perhaps a “Clarkstown City?” On Tuesday night, Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack said in his state of the town address that Clarkstown is committed to officially studying the ramifications of becoming a city.
Gromack said as a city, Clarkstown could collect its own sales tax, […]

City of Clarkstown in the future?

Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack said last night in his state of the town address that Clarkstown will study the ramifications of becoming a city. He said as a city Clarkstown could collect their own sales tax instead of seeing county government take virtually all of it. Right now Clarkstown, especially the West Nyack Pyramid Mall, […]

BRUNTFIELDS TERMINATED

Stony Point townies will no longer be gainfully employed by the taxpayers Charles and James Bruntfield were officially terminated from their jobs as irrigation technicians and groundskeepers at the Stony Point town golf course at a special meeting of the town board on Tuesday morning. The vote was unanimous 5-0, retroactive to their suspension October […]