Lowdown on March 21 Village of West Haverstraw Board Meeting

BY JESSICA DOWNER The first order of business at West Haverstraw Village Hall on Wednesday, March 21 was the impending repair to Peck’s Pond. The pond, where most residents go to enjoy a walk, run, or bring their children to play, needs epairs for the upcoming warmer weather months. In 2011 the estimated funding for […]

Ramapo May Raise Rates on Senior Golfers

BY EVAN WECHMAN It was a quiet night with few people in attendance at the Ramapo Town Board’s Workshop Session on this past Monday night, January 23, 2012. The town board led by Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence met for approximately two hours. It was the tentative setting of 2012 golf course rates for the Spook […]


Movies to be filmed in Stony Point, West Point Tours chosen for senior bussing, low bid rejected for Zachary Taylor Drainage project, two zoning and planning board members appointed, and much more BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM At the most recent Stony Point board meeting, Councilwoman Luanne Konopko announced as part of an initiative to bring […]

Numerous Appointments made at 2012 Haverstraw Reorganization Meeting

Numerous Appointments made at 2012 Haverstraw Reorganization Meeting

Isidro Cancel reappointed deputy supervisor, embattled fire safety inspector Fred Viohl receives more duties BY KOREY WILSON Haverstraw lawmakers set the political tone for the town at last week’s reorganization meeting. During the January 5 meeting, Town Supervisor Howard T. Phillips set the guidelines for the new year and appointed officials to various posts. One […]


Road trenching fees to rise in Orangetown and sewer line replacement costs shift back to homeowners BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The cost of digging up streets to repair utility lines will go up in Orangetown next year, both for utility companies, contractors and homeowners. The Town Board unanimously approved two resolutions […]

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 […]