Haverstraw Adopts 2012 Tax Rates

Concerns of NYS Open Meetings Law raised during meeting; Supervisor Phillips says Lynn Teger should apologize BY KOREY WILSON The Town of Haverstraw held a special meeting Wednesday morning to adopt the town’s 2012 tax rates.  The only public notice of this meeting was placed on the Journal News website the day before. Lynn Teger, […]

NOEL’S IN A NOOSE

As the Rockland County Times warned readers a month ago, Noel’s restaurant in Stony Point is gaining an increasingly bad reputation among law enforcement and their business is in jeopardy. We reported this following a stabbing that occurred outside a Noel’s Halloween party. Around the same time the restaurant was fined $7K for serving an […]

North Rockland Transformation Meeting Brings Out Different Opinions

North Rockland Transformation Meeting Brings Out Different Opinions

BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM At Tuesday’s monthly update on “NRCSD Transforming Our Future” Superintendent Ileana Eckert presented “’Plan B’ Attendance Lines and cost-containment.” Plan B differs from Plan A in several ways. Plan A took current middle school lines and simply dropped them down into the elementary school level. Plan B used the same transportation […]

TWO STONY POINT STORES ARE NAUGHTY; SEVEN ARE NICE

Food Mart on 9W and Fuel Mart on Willow Grove flunk the underage customer test On Wednesday, November 23 the Stony Point Police Department, assisted by the Rockland County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the Rockland County Drug Task Force, conducted an underage alcohol sales investigation. The operation began at 8:00 p.m. and […]

STONY POINT BUDGET PASSES 4-1

Stony Point’s budget passed on Monday, November 21 without much debate and only one dissenting vote; Councilman James White. The budget is the same that Supervisor William Sherwood had proposed. The controversy over police staffing will have to be saved for another day, as Sherwood’s budget provides for a 24-man force, as had been the […]

Brian Casey Bowl Celebrates Ten Years

Brian Casey Bowl Celebrates Ten Years

Benefit football tournament marks a decade of giving back in memory of fallen teammate   On Friday, November 25, for the tenth time in as many years, a loyal group of friends is expected to take to the gridiron in memory of their friend Brian Casey, who was lost to cancer in 1995. Casey, a […]