City of Clarkstown in the future?

Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack said last night in his state of the town address that Clarkstown will study the ramifications of becoming a city. He said as a city Clarkstown could collect their own sales tax instead of seeing county government take virtually all of it. Right now Clarkstown, especially the West Nyack Pyramid Mall, […]


Stony Point townies will no longer be gainfully employed by the taxpayers Charles and James Bruntfield were officially terminated from their jobs as irrigation technicians and groundskeepers at the Stony Point town golf course at a special meeting of the town board on Tuesday morning. The vote was unanimous 5-0, retroactive to their suspension October […]

Haverstraw Adopts 2012 Tax Rates

Concerns of NYS Open Meetings Law raised during meeting; Supervisor Phillips says Lynn Teger should apologize BY KOREY WILSON The Town of Haverstraw held a special meeting Wednesday morning to adopt the town’s 2012 tax rates.  The only public notice of this meeting was placed on the Journal News website the day before. Lynn Teger, […]

Gary Johnson will be Seeking Libertarian Nomination for President

Gary Johnson will be Seeking Libertarian Nomination for President

Gary Johnson will quit the Republican primaries and seek the Libertarian Party nomination instead. The former two-term governor from New Mexico claims he’s been “shafted” by the GOP in spite of his status as being a popular and successful governor of a state and a resume that included budget cuts, a balanced budget and economic […]

Gun Lobby Rebuts Schneiderman and Gillibrand Claims

The Shooter’s Committee on Political Education (SCOPE) of New York says that the recent raids on gun shows by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the subsequent legislation proposed by U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are not entirely legitimate. SCOPE leader Stephen J. Aldstadt said, “Despite what the news reports are saying, none of those arrested where dealers, none of them […]