“Kids’ Charity Farm Stand” Has a New Location!

Get fresh produce and support a good cause! Pomona, NY –The Haverstraw Elementary School’s “Kids’ Charity Farm Stand” has moved to the Haverstraw Village Hall, 40 New Main Street, in Haverstraw, and will take place there for the remaining Wednesdays in October from noon – 1 p.m. Come and buy freshly picked vegetables and fruits, […]

Timelines 8/22/13

Village of Haverstraw installs electric car charging station The second electric car charging station in Rockland County was set up at the Village of Haverstraw’s parking lot as a feature which is anticipated to stimulate the local economy and raise the village’s profile. The station, which was funded entirely by a state grant from the […]

CIVILE’S ON THE HUDSON WILL NOT REOPEN

CIVILE’S ON THE HUDSON WILL NOT REOPEN

Tom Civile sent an email to patrons of his restaurant Civile’s on the Hudson informing them he will not reopen following damage done by Hurricane Sandy. The 15-year-old fine dining establishment situated close to the Hudson River in Haverstraw had been badly damaged by flooding from Hurricane Sandy. Haverstraw Mayor Michael Kohut said, “The village is […]

Historical Society of Rockland County Celebrates “Rockland History Month”

Historical Society of Rockland County Celebrates “Rockland History Month”

Special events include a Fall Family Festival and an Historic Homes and Landmark Tour of Haverstraw October is Rockland History Month, and to celebrate, The Historical Society of Rockland County is hosting several events. On Sunday October 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the historical society is celebrarting the region’s best traditions at the […]

Rockland County Taxi Law

Rockland County Taxi Law

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Rockland County taxi and livery drivers will soon only need one permit to operate in the county and for the first time will be able to operate in areas outside of Rockland. The legislation, (S.6491/A.9301), passed by New York State and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo on August 17, gives […]

Tobacco Industry Squashes Village’s Ordinance

Haverstraw to bow out of first amendment battle before it even begins BY DYLAN SKRILOFF On the heels of a lawsuit by seven tobacco companies and the New York Association of Convenience Stores, the Village of Haverstraw has scheduled a public hearing to rescind a first-of-its-kind ordinance passed this spring. The board indicated at a […]