Displaying our Gratitude for those who Serve

Displaying our Gratitude for those who Serve

By Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann Honoring those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces is something we all should do.  We all know the reasons why. At some point they looked within themselves and decided that they would stand at the ready to defend our freedom and our very lives with […]

Legislature Passes Tax Cut For Veterans

Legislature Passes Tax Cut For Veterans

BY JOE KUHN At Tuesday’s County Legislature meeting the floor was opened for public discourse on the special order of the day; a vote on two amendments to the Laws of Rockland County, both of them intended to aid local veterans.    The first proposed law was an amendment to Article XV11, which would indefinitely extend an […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: A Special Valentine’s Day for Veterans

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: A Special Valentine’s Day for Veterans

By Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann The mere mention of “Valentine’s Day” can evoke a number of reactions. For some, it’s a celebration of the romantic spirit and magnetic forces that drive people to love each other. For others, it’s a day of impulsive purchases capped off with a few sweat-induced moments of panic in a […]

The Myth of Veterans and Crime

The Myth of Veterans and Crime

BY DIANE DIMOND As Veterans Day 2017 is fresh in mind, let’s do more than just thank military members for their service. Let’s all do our part to erase some of the persistent myths about our returning veterans. First, military training and exposure to combat does not create the wacko battle-scarred solider so often depicted […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thank you for your service

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thank you for your service

By Supervisor George Hoehmann  On November 1, 2017, the Town of Clarkstown held our second annual Veteran’s Day appreciation ceremony and breakfast at the Street Community Center in New City. Over 200 local veterans attended the event. This year, we had the honor of having Megan Leavey, a US Marine Corp Veteran and Purple Heart […]

Veterans Day Events & Offers

Veterans Day Events & Offers

RCC: Remembering the Centennial of US Entry into the Great War Tuesday, November 7, 11 am – noon in the Technology Center, Ellipse Veterans Job Fair: Tuesday, November 14, noon – 2 pm Student Union, Room 3214 (Also in Rockland Community College) The Holocaust Museum Salutes Our Veterans: Thursday, November 16, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm and 7 pm – […]