This Tuesday, May 17th, Nyack voters passed the school district’s $80,700,000 2016-2017 budget and voted affirmatively for two propositions regarding the Capital Reserve Fund, which is essentially a “rainy day fund.” The first proposition allows the district to expend up to $5,000,000 (the current balance) from the Capital Reserve Fund, created in 2010 and increased in 2014. The second proposition allows the district to increase the capital reserve fund from $5,000,000 to $10,000,000 and increase the probable term from 10 to 11 years.
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Nyack April 24 — Orangetown residents can soon add their names to a “Do Not Knock Registry” to avoid unwanted commercial solicitation. The Town Board hopes the registry will “protect the peace and quiet of residents’ home from unwanted visitors,” says Orangetown Supervisor Andy Stewart.
by Micki Leader
The 13th JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival is an annual cinematic exploration and celebration of global Jewish and Israel life, history, complexity, diversity, culture and filmmaking for everyone. It is the goal of the festival to both entertain and educate the Jewish and general communities and strive to build bridges of mutual understanding and a community that is more tolerant, engaged and connected. Here’s a list of what will be screened this week:
For three children, Nyack’s coldest tradition can feel like its warmest. Each year, at the tail end of winter, community members from Rockland, Westchester, New York City and Bergen County prove that they have ice water in their veins by, well, jumping into ice water. The Penguin Plunge is an annual benefit to help three children with serious illnesses — each of whose courage puts a cold swim into perspective.
An Environmental Assessment has been prepared to determine whether the proposed Shared-Use Path Facilities and Bicycle/Pedestrian Connections in the Villages of South Nyack in Rockland County and Tarrytown in Westchester County (Proposed Action) would result in any significant adverse environmental impacts not previously identified in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) of the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing (TZHRC) Project and therefore warrant a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is serving as federal lead agency with the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) serving as state joint lead agencies.
NOTICE OF EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE LAW PUBLIC HEARING NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY AND NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NEW NY BRIDGE SHARED-USE PATH FACILITIES AND BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN CONNECTIONS PROJECT IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 8TZ1.00 PROJECT TA#: TANY 12-18B In conjunction with an Environmental Assessment that has been prepared to evaluate the[…]
Since the 1980s, military veterans have received property tax exemptions. In December 2013, New York State passed legislation to extend such tax exemptions to school taxes: The Alternative Veterans’ Tax Exemption. The AVTE authorizes school districts to grant veterans a partial exemption from school taxes.
Don’t wait for the Tappan Zee Express Bus on Thanksgiving Day — you will be waiting until Friday, when regular service resumes. On Thursday November 26, there will be no service on TZx buses. TOR buses will operate on Sunday schedules, however, TOR bus routes 91, 94, 95, and 97 will not be running.
Metro-North Hudson Line trains will operate a Sunday schedule, plus special service to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
On November 10th, The Arts Council of Rockland (ACOR) is hosting a gathering for artists and art lovers at the Nyack Boat Club. Through this forum, moderated by Janey Tannenbaum (Arts Council of Rockland) and Bill Batson (Nyack Sketch Log), ACOR is seeking your participation in their mission to enhance and expand our vibrant local arts scene.