Public Loses Interest as Tappan Zee Bridge’s Public Meetings Continue

Public Loses Interest as Tappan Zee Bridge’s Public Meetings Continue

Dwindling attendance at Haverstraw for meeting #35 BY SARA GILBERT Yet another meeting was held on the Tappan Zee Bridge by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s team. This one, the 35th, was at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22 at Haverstraw’s Town Hall on Rosman Road and only nine people were in attendance. The new Tappan Zee […]

Orangetown to Revitalize Downtown Pearl River

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Town of Orangetown plans to revitalize the downtown business district in Pearl River starting later this year, and will kick off the campaign with a public information meeting on the project next Tuesday, Sept. 4. The meeting, which is open to everyone, will begin at 6:15 […]

Tea Party Icon to Visit Rockland County

Tea Party Icon to Visit Rockland County

Nationally known Tea Party activist “Barbara from Harlem” will be guest speaker at the next Rally for America Tea Party meeting, Monday, Sept. 10, 7p.m., at the Clarkstown Reform Church, 107 Strawtown Rd., West Nyack. Barbara first gained fame as a regular caller to Sean Hannity’s radio program and has since become a hit with […]

NRCSD Board Meets to Tie Loose Ends Before School Year

BY SARA GILBERT On Tuesday, August 21, the North Rockland Central School District board met for the last time before the 2012-13 school year begins to discuss final reports, finance issues, officially establish tax rates and finalize appointments and resignations. The board unanimously the new tax rate for 2012. The board established a tax rate […]

Lunch Prices Raised at CCSD Board

BY VINNY MURPHY The August 16 Board of Education meeting for the Clarkstown Central School District opened with a hopeful message from President Joe Maglieri. He stated that Superintendent Dr. J. Thomas Morton had “ushered in a new era” and that in response to past meetings, the board would strive to maintain civility and integrity. […]

Village of Haverstraw Passes Law Rescinding Tobacco Advertising Ban, Discusses Zoning and Other Regular Business

BY SARA GILBERT The Village of Haverstraw met for its regular board meeting Monday, August 13 to pass laws, discuss rezoning issues, hear residents’ concerns and other business. The board passed Local Law No. 6, which rescinds Local Law No. 5, which had banned tobacco advertising of any sort in Haverstraw stores. Immediately after this […]