Fighting the tax tide and winning

BY ORANGETOWN SUPERVISOR CHRIS DAY As this is my first column in the Rockland County Times, I think it’s a great opportunity to fill in the readers as to what has been going in in Orangetown since I first took office in January. Most recently, I’m proud to have delivered a budget that actually reduces […]

Crime Reports – August 30, 2018

Crime Reports – August 30, 2018

Clarkstown PD August 24 – A 44-year-old victim from West Nyack called the Clarkstown Police to report a fraudulent deposit of a check from his TD Bank account. The victim stated that one morning he dropped an envelope containing a check to pay Sears in the drop box in the West Nyack Village Square. The […]

Peddling Proposals: A plan for new bike paths in Orangetown

Peddling Proposals: A plan for new bike paths in Orangetown

BY JOE KUHN Citizens and cycling enthusiasts from around Orangetown and all of Rockland County gathered at Orangetown Hall February 8 for a presentation on proposed upgrades to existing bike paths, as well as new pathways and facilities. Non-profit group Parks and Trails New York and the Town of Orangetown have working together on a […]

Orangetown is Open for Business initiative launches

Orangetown is Open for Business initiative launches

Orangetown Town Supervisor Chris Day announced phase one of the town’s new “Orangetown is Open for Business” initiative to highlight “our exceptional existing business residents that contribute so much to our community while helping to boost those entrepreneurs and organizations bringing new and exciting businesses to Orangetown.” As part of the initiative, Day will promote […]

Thom Kleiner, Candidate for Orangetown Supervisor (Democratic, Green, Independence, Working Families, Women’s Equality, Orangetown First)

Thom Kleiner, Candidate for Orangetown Supervisor (Democratic, Green, Independence, Working Families, Women’s Equality, Orangetown First)

BIO I served as Orangetown Supervisor previously (1996-2009), inheriting a town government plagued by cronyism and fiscal mismanagement. I implemented a merit hiring system and restored fiscal transparency to town government. Orangetown improved its bond rating and we achieved lower aggregate tax increases than any other town in Rockland. Before becoming Supervisor, I worked in […]