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A Home Run for ROSA and Patrick Farm Advocates

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Featured, News, News & Events | 2 comments

A Home Run for ROSA and Patrick Farm Advocates

This morning ROSA sent out the following press release. Links to the decisions are at the bottom. NYS Appellate Division, Second Department decides in favor of all the plaintiffs RAMAPO, NY, November 8, 2017: In a stunning win for the rule of law and the environment, the Appellate Division Second Department annulled the Town of Ramapo’s zone change, amendment to the comprehensive plan, and subdivision approvals for Scenic Development’s high density Patrick Farm development. In a series of momentous decisions handed down by the court vacating the Town of Ramapo decisions and approvals for...

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October 15th – RocktobeROSAFest @ Kruckers

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in Events, News & Events | 0 comments

October 15th – RocktobeROSAFest @ Kruckers

WHEN:      October 15, 2017 – noon - 3:00pm WHERE:   @ Krucker’s Catering and Picnic Grove 81 Call Hollow Road Pomona, NY 10970 TICKETS:  $60 in advance /$70 at the gate for adults. Under 18 - $18 in advance/$20 at the gate A special concert & dining event will take place on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 featuring local favorite Ross Pilot and Formation to benefit ROSA 4 Rockland (Ramapo Organized for Sustainability and a Safe Aquifer) to ensure that ROSA can sustain the legal battle to protect the community and the local water supply through the lengthy appeals process.  [A ROSA...

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Surprise, the Town Planner was actually trying to plan…

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Featured, News | 0 comments

Surprise, the Town Planner was actually trying to plan…

After all this time, we thought we had seen everything. Boy were we wrong! Little did we know that the Town Planner had actually been doing a great job detailing everything that was wrong with this project. Who would have thought that the town would hide these and other critical reviews from the public and, possibly, from the very boards that were tasked with making the decisions? To get a sense of the magnitude of the suppression of John Lange's original comments versus what he was allowed to keep in the record we invite you to compare his July 14, 2009 document that Town refused to produce...

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Patrick Farm Court Decisions on 2015/2016 approvals

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in Featured, News & Events | 0 comments

Patrick Farm Court Decisions on 2015/2016 approvals

Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, on June 30th, Judge Walsh handed down decisions allowing the latest Town Board and Planning Board decisions to stand.  The 2015 Town Board decision was related to  the Town Board’s refusal to require supplemental environmental review of the project as result of the applicant failing to disclose over 40% of the federal wetlands and waters on the site.  The 2016 decision was related to the Town Planning Board's 3rd approval of the Final Subdivision and Final Site Plans for the project. ROSA plans to appeal both of these decisions and ROSA and its attorneys...

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2017 – 4th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Suffern

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Events, News & Events | 0 comments

2017 – 4th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Suffern

SPRING NEWS: ROSA4Rockland Brings Back the Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Majestic Suffern Lafayette Theatre to Celebrate Earth Day 2017 Suffern, NY – April 12, 2017 – ROSA4Rockland Inc. (“ROSA”)– an environmental 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization – is organizing the 4th  Annual Earth Day Film Festival at the historic Suffern Lafayette Theater on Thursday April 20th starting at 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm). Audiences will be inspired and motivated by the selection of films coming to Suffern from the Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival held in Nevada City, CA - the nation’s premier...

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