The journalists involved in the “Ramapo Nears Breaking Point” project will present a panel discussion on the issues raised on Jan. 25 at the Rockland Community College Technology Center in Ramapo. The event, from 7 to 9 p.m., is free and open to the public, and will take place in the Ellipse lecture hall. The college is at 145 College Road in Ramapo.
Archives for January 25, 2017
“If the state does not continue to provide a $3 million allocation in aid this year to East Ramapo, the school district will have to cut universal kindergarten and art classes in elementary schools, which are two programs that were just restored in the fall, according to a report by the district’s monitors.
In “A New Beginning,” which was released Tuesday morning by the state Education Department, monitors Charles Szuberla and John Sipple report on steps taken by the East Ramapo district over the last year to turn itself around, outline priorities and identify challenges that lie ahead. [Read more…]
State regulators cut back on a proposed rate hike for Rockland’s largest water utility in a ruling Tuesday, which included slashing how much the company could recoup from its investment in a failed Hudson water treatment plant.
The state Public Service Commission’s modified plan reduces by about $960,000 a request agreed upon by Suez Water New York and the PSC’s staff, and knocks $8.2 million off the amount Suez can recover from its abandoned Haverstraw desalination project. [Read more…]