Nyack, Nov 3 — It took 14 years and ratification by 43 states to end prohibition in the United States. In Nyack it took only two days — and turning the lights back on Main Street. “This is the news you have all been waiting for,” said Nyack Mayor Jen White. “So you can all now go get your drinks,” she joked.
by Bill Batson
Over the vocal opposition of several owners of local bars and restaurants Orangetown Police Chief Kevin Nulty and the Village Board announced a modified temporary ban on serving alcohol in Nyack at the Friday’s public meeting on the steps of Village Hall. The original ban was implemented on Halloween.