Hometown Happenings: The Dangers Surrounding E-Cigarettes

Hometown Happenings: The Dangers Surrounding E-Cigarettes

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Although the number of adult cigarette smokers continues to steadily decline, it may be too soon to celebrate this trend as a new epidemic is taking over in its place. E-cigarettes were first introduced to the public in 2003 and have been rapidly evolving and increasing in popularity ever since. There […]

Hometown Happenings: Facts about foxes

Hometown Happenings: Facts about foxes

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Over the past few months, several residents have voiced concerns about foxes appearing in their communities. According to the New York State DEC expanding coyote populations, (a potential predator of red fox), have pushed red fox further into residential areas in recent years. It is important to note that Rockland County […]

Hometown Happenings: Raising Awareness for Local Support Organizations

Hometown Happenings: Raising Awareness for Local Support Organizations

By Supervisor George Hoehmann There are numerous not-for-profits in our town and county who deliver critical services for our residents who find themselves in need of help in the light of personal difficulties. We are so fortunate to have many different organizations assisting us in connecting residents to services for people with disabilities, veterans, childcare […]

Unsung Hero: Steven Kress, Clarkstown Auxiliary Police Officer Volunteer

Unsung Hero: Steven Kress, Clarkstown Auxiliary Police Officer Volunteer

By Barry Warner Police Auxiliary Officers are unpaid volunteers who are called upon to supplement police department work, as needed. Although members do not perform the full range of duties of a law officer and do not carry a gun, they take part in other efforts that preserve peace and order, prevent crime and protect […]

CLARKSTOWN PD: Car Larceny Arrest

CLARKSTOWN PD: Car Larceny Arrest

Last week the Clarkstown Police Department arrested a 21-year-old male from Spring Valley for breaking into vehicles parked in driveways, stealing valuables from those vehicles. The suspect appeared to have been walking through the neighborhood checking for unlocked car doors. He was able to remove change and a small amount of cash from these cars. […]

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