Rockland County awarded over $3.6 million through State’s BRIDGE NY Initiative

Rockland County awarded over $3.6 million through State’s BRIDGE NY Initiative

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE – County Executive Ed Day announced last week that Rockland County has been awarded four grants worth over $3.6 million through the State’s BRIDGE NY program. The County was awarded a $1.92 million grant to replace the bridge on Grassy Point Road over the Minisceongo Creek. The County was also awarded $808,000 […]

Grant Gives ARC Teen Recreation Program a Boost

Grant Gives ARC Teen Recreation Program a Boost

Dance classes and art classes at two Rockland sites are among the activities being offered to teens and 20-somethings with developmental disabilities by ARC of Rockland. The classes are available thanks, in part, to a recreation grant issued by NYSARC, the state-wide organization of which ARC of Rockland is a member. “During these difficult economic times, […]

Opportunities for 2013 Community Arts Grants Announced

The Arts Council of Rockland has announced they will again award grants to provide support for arts and cultural projects to community-based organizations, groups, collectives or artists through the 2013 Community Arts Grants program. Grants are intended to assist with the activities of local arts organizations, artist fees, marketing/publicity costs, direct administrative expenses, and supplies […]

Grant Funded Projects, Contracts, Bills and More Discussed at Town of Haverstraw Meeting

BY SARA GILBERT The Town of Haverstraw board met on Monday, July 16 to discuss grant-funded projects, employee contracts, billing Rockland County and one resident’s concerns about noise and financial stability. Supervisor Howard Phillips proudly announced that both the Bowline Park lights improvement project and new furniture for the courtroom will not be using any […]

110K in state grants for local libraries

New City Free Library and the Valley Cottage Free Library will receive over $100,000 in public library construction grant funding. The grants will allow the libraries to make renovations, giving them the opportunity to enhance and develop their facilities. The New City Free Library will receive $67,000 for renovations to the audio/visual area, allowing all […]

State Parks in Rockland Get a Windfall of Funding

Rockland parks win over half of $34 million in state grant money Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Wednesday announced a $34 million investment for NY Works projects to upgrade and repair nine parks, two historic sites and one ski facility in the Hudson Valley. Harriman, Bear Mountain and Rockland Lake State Park all received large grants […]