A New Year for Clarkstown

A New Year for Clarkstown

BY MARIA MIRAKAJ BROWNSELL Clarkstown had its annual reorganization meeting last Thursday, January 3. This is the meeting where elected government officials are sworn into office and the town supervisor offers a state of the town address. Town Justice Rolf M. Thorsen was sworn into office by Family Court Jude William Warren. Thorsen was accompanied […]

SCHUMER ASKS FOR SECOND FEMA CENTER IN ROCKLAND

SCHUMER ASKS FOR SECOND FEMA CENTER IN ROCKLAND

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Democratic New York Senator Charles Schumer pushed for FEMA to open a second Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Rockland County, in Piermont, during a tour of the storm-ravaged village of Piermont. “The more disaster recovery centers we can have, the more money will flow to home owners, to store owners, to communities, to […]

Beautification and Quality of Life Discussed at Clarkstown Board Workshop

BY VINNY MURPHY With no police matters on the agenda, the focus of Clarkstown’s Town Board Workshop Tuesday, July 31 quickly turned to town beautification and quality of life. After a brief introduction by Town Planner Jose Simoes, Charles Maneri, community Character and Design Committee chairman, presented three projects focused on making Clarkstown “an attractive place to […]