Letter to the Editor: INFORMATIONAL MEETING IN HAVERSTRAW

To to Editor, The Village of Haverstraw is pleased to announce a Public Information Meeting on Wednesday, May 8, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 40 New Main St., for the purpose of discussing the conceptual plans for our Henry Hudson Quadricentennial Park (HHQP) promenade, which will be developed from Emeline Park (at the foot of […]

KOHUT CALLS ON WATSON TO TAKE A LEAVE OR RESIGN

Haverstraw Village Mayor Michael Kohut released the following statement upon learning of the charges the Rockland County DA’s Office has filed against Village Trustee Tom Watson: “Although I am not fully briefed on the details, I am very troubled by the allegations. I feel bad for Trustee Watson’s situation, and particularly for his family. He […]

Haverstraw Village Officials Receive Recognition for Tobacco Control Efforts

Haverstraw Village Officials Receive Recognition for Tobacco Control Efforts

BY MARIA MIRAKAJ BROWNSELL During the Rockland County Full Legislature Session on Tuesday January 15, the Legacy Community Activist Award was presented to Haverstraw Mayor Michael Kohut and community activist Marion Breland-Oswald. The award was presented by Maureen Kenney, the director of POW’R Against Tobacco. “Rockland County is known as a trailblazer in tobacco control […]

Haverstraw Village Board Pursues Insurance Claim on Hurricane Damages

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Haverstraw Village Board unanimously voted at their meeting on Monday, November 19 to retain Joe Armado of Nationwide Construction Inc. as a public adjustor to work with the village in obtaining insurance payouts for damage received as a result of Hurricane Sandy. In this position, Armado will represent Haverstraw in dealings […]

Lowdown on Monday’s Village of Haverstraw Board Meeting

BY MICHAEL CAHILL The trustees of the Village of Haverstraw met briefly Monday night at village hall to discuss the impact of Superstorm Sandy and take action on several agenda items. During individual reports, village attorney Jay Hood, asked the trustees to authorize him to settle a tax cert dispute with Tilcon. The tax cert […]