WEST HAVERSTRAW GETTING VILLAGE READY FOR SUMMER

WEST HAVERSTRAW GETTING VILLAGE READY FOR SUMMER

By Keith S. Shikowitz The March 20 meeting of the West Haverstraw Village Board opened with one of the newest members of the S.W. Johnson Firehouse Christopher Babcock leading the room in the Pledge of Allegiance. Afterwards, the board adopted the minutes of the March 6, 2019 meeting and the treasurer reported there was $6,018,502.30 […]

TOWN OF HAVERSTRAW OPENS 2019

TOWN OF HAVERSTRAW OPENS 2019

The Town of Haverstraw held its January 2019 meeting on January 14. The agenda contained 29 different items ranging from accepting police activity reports to allotting money for various town and repair projects. There was one part of the agenda that was not simply “town business.” This was the swearing in of two new Haverstraw […]

WEST HAVERSTRAW LOOKING TOWARDS MANY IMPROVEMENTS IN THE VILLAGE

WEST HAVERSTRAW LOOKING TOWARDS MANY IMPROVEMENTS IN THE VILLAGE

By Keith S. Shikowitz People are constantly complaining that our representatives in the government allow politics to govern their way of doing things, and, as a result, it doesn’t do the job it’s supposed to for the people of the community. That’s not the case on the local level. The Trustees and Mayor of West […]

Village of Haverstraw Ordered to Pay $7.69 Million In Eminent Domain Damages

Village of Haverstraw Ordered to Pay $7.69 Million In Eminent Domain Damages

By Joel Grossbarth The Village of Haverstraw has been involved in a contentious litigation with a property owner since 2005. Now, that litigation has come to an end with the village being ordered to pay almost $8 million for taking the landowner’s property through eminent domain. An appeals court in Brooklyn ordered the village to […]

Terrace on the Hudson holds grand reopening

Terrace on the Hudson holds grand reopening

The massive expansion of longtime catering hall and newly-minted restaurant Terrace on the Hudson, located on Rt. 9W in the Village of Haverstraw, is officially complete. Owners of Terrace on the Hudson, community leaders and various public officials joined for a ribbon cutting marking the venue’s grand reopening Tuesday, February 13. The site of countless […]

PARTY TIME: 7th Annual Latin Festival Taking Place this Weekend in downtown Haverstraw Village

PARTY TIME: 7th Annual Latin Festival Taking Place this Weekend in downtown Haverstraw Village

The 7th Annual United Latin Festival of Haverstraw will be held this weekend Sunday, August 6 in the Village of Haverstraw. The event draws thousands of celebrants every year. The United Latin Parade begins at 12 noon in front of Emeline Park, before proceeding to Broadway. It will be followed by festivities at Haverstraw Elementary School parking lot off of […]

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