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

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Events, Featured, 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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2016 Year-in-Review

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in Featured, News, News & Events | 0 comments

2016 Year-in-Review

Well its the close of yet another year... As we do each year, we try to recap the year and ask you to remember us when figuring out how you will carve out your end of year tax deductible donations. We hope that you will read on and whether the level of details is too much or too little for you, we hope it will be enough to give you a sense of all that we have accomplished and ad make sure that you realize that although things have been quiet, they have been anything other than inactive. 2016 was one of our busiest years to date! As we enter our seventh year, ROSA volunteer board members and...

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New ULI Wetland Petition Sent to DEC

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016 in Featured, News & Events | 1 comment

New ULI Wetland Petition Sent to DEC

One of the most time consuming and costliest ROSA projects this year was work spent on coordinating and supporting a new municipal led petition to the NY State DEC to ask that the western wetland system on the Patrick Farm site be added to the NY State DEC Wetland Maps due their Unusual Local Importance ("ULI"). On August 29, 2016 the Village of Pomona submitted a new Petition to the NYSDEC requesting that the wetlands be added to the NY State maps under a statutory provision that states that wetlands hydraulically connected to an aquifer used for public water supply are to be designated NY...

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January 27, 2016 Final Subdivision and Site Plan Approvals

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016 in Featured, News & Events | 2 comments

January 27, 2016 Final Subdivision and Site Plan Approvals

It seems discouraging when the Planning Board rushes through the review process and just approves again plans which are not ready for approval. This was done yet again this past January but remember this isn't the first time this has happened. ROSA fought the final decision made in 2012 and again in 2013 and both times the developer was forced back to the planning board. This fight is still being fought and here is an update. On January 26, 2016 there was a planning board meeting with a public hearing held after a number of December maneuvering by the developers getting several Town Board...

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Findings Addendum September 17, 2016

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Featured, News & Events | 2 comments

Findings Addendum September 17, 2016

At 9:50 am, Bill Weber called Deb Munitz just ten minutes before the Town Board meeting of September 17, 2016 asking if she knew that Patrick Farm was on the agenda. No, nobody knew. Deb Munitz ran over and caught Michael Klein asking why there was no notice and the answer was straightforward, there was no public hearing planned so that board did not have to alert the public. After years of fighting and extensive litigation regarding the plans ROSA had forced the developer to have to go and get a Jurisdictional Determination from ACOE and this finally was obtained in December of 2015 so new...

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Suffern on Earth Day 2016

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Events, News & Events | 1 comment

Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Suffern on Earth Day 2016

SPRING NEWS: ROSA4Rockland Brings Back Wild & Scenic Film Festival to Majestic Suffern Lafayette Theater to Celebrate Earth Day 2016 Suffern, NY – March 21, 2015 – ROSA4Rockland Inc. (“ROSA”)– an environmental 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization – is organizing the 3rd Annual Earth Day Film Festival at the historic Suffern Lafayette Theater on Wednesday 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 14th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival held in Nevada City, CA - the nation’s premier...

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