Off the Hook: Town Permits Second Floor Addition to Old Stone Road Home

Off the Hook: Town Permits Second Floor Addition to Old Stone Road Home

In written statements to the Rockland County Times, the Town Building Inspector and Town Supervisor’s Office provided new updates regarding unapproved land developments at West Hook Mountain. Both offices confirmed that the previously unauthorized second floor addition to 20 Old Stone Road has now been issued a building permit.  “The Building Permit was issued,” said […]

Clarkstown Community Debates Eighth Grade Presentation at District Board Meeting

Clarkstown Community Debates Eighth Grade Presentation at District Board Meeting

A presentation intended to “raise racial awareness” among middle school age students has spiraled into a heated argument over when and how current racial tensions should be addressed in public schools. “No Place for Hate”, a series of presentations created to foster “inclusion” for marginalized communities, including non-binary people and people of color, ran into […]

Hole in One for Stony Point; Patriot Hills Park LLC Inks Deal to Buy Town’s Golf Course for $6.4 Million

Hole in One for Stony Point; Patriot Hills Park LLC Inks Deal to Buy Town’s Golf Course for $6.4 Million

Stony Point’s Patriot Hills Golf Course offers winning views of the Hudson, but its $1.5 million yearly maintenance cost was a losing proposition for taxpayers. The town has owned the property since 1973 and built the golf course 20 years ago with the expectation it would attract at least 50,000 rounds of golf a year, […]

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

On Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Rockland will finally be receiving a mass vaccination site of its own. Despite leading the state in infections and deaths due to COVID-19, Rocklanders have previously had to rely on mass vaccination sites in Westchester County and other areas to receive the vital medication. The announcement comes […]

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

As the infection rate in Rockland remains one of the highest in the state, the demand for a mass-vaccination site in the county is reaching a fever pitch. Several local leaders have expressed frustration over the state previously criticizing Rockland for its notably high infection rate, yet not prioritizing a state-run facility in the county. […]

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