Rockland County government will be vastly increasing its tax collection in 2012, as the Budget and Finance committee convened on Monday night to approve a 30 percent county property tax increase, as well as a 1/4 percent increase in the county portion of the sales tax, and new taxes on hotel/motel occupancy and real estate […]

Lowdown on this week’s Haverstraw Town Board Meeting

Lowdown on this week’s Haverstraw Town Board Meeting

BY KOREY WILSON It was business as usual for the Town Board of Haverstraw on Monday, November 28. The Town Board held its regular bi-monthly public hearing at Haverstraw Town Hall in Garnerville. The board discussed and successfully passed several expenditures on the town’s agenda. Among them was the purchase of two new four-wheel drive […]

Mike Diederich, Jr. to Deploy to Afghanistan

2007 and 2011 Democratic candidate for County Legislature (District-1) Mike Diederich, Jr., an Army reservist, is being ordered onto active duty, for military service in Afghanistan.  Lt. Col. Diederich is an Army lawyer and member of the “Judge Advocate General Corps.”  As a “JAG” officer, is the Command Judge Advocate of the 655 Regional Support […]

President of Riverkeeper and Allies to Battle Pro-Drillers at

An “Oxford-style” debate on the future of “hydro-fracking” or “fracking” in New York’s Marcellus Shale region will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2011, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at the Nyack Village Theater, 94 Main Street (2nd Floor), in downtown Nyack, New York. The public and media are invited to attend. The event is co-produced […]

The Madness of Shirley Lasker

Following her “intuition,” Clarkstown Councilwoman demands Rockland County Times “source(s)” on “House of Horrors” story Dear Editor, Who was your unnamed source and what was his or her real motive for revealing his version of the truth? And why was I so prominently featured as to be placed on the front page when I wasn’t […]

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