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L’Dor Zone Change Approved

On July 9, the Clarkstown Town Board unanimously granted a zone change for the L'Dor Adult Home. Representing the owners of L'Dor, we helped to identify a zone change as a method to avoid the need for a use variance in order to expand the existing prior nonconforming use. The project faced initial opposition from…
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Ramah Litigation Commenced

Ramah Day Camp in Nyack is a religious-based day camp that offers non-camp religious-based programs during weekends and evenings from April 1 to November 1. The Town ZBA denied Ramah's application to offer similar programs during the Winter months. We brought an Article 78 proceeding against the Town of Clarkstown, challenging the decision on behalf…
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Ateres ZBA Appeal Filed

Ateres Bais Yaakov is an Orthodox Jewish day school. It wants to purchase the current Grace Baptist Church campus in Nanuet, NY. The campus includes a dedicated school building. The Clarkstown Building Inspector, however, claimed that the church had not used the building as a school for more than one year. Therefore, he claimed, it…
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2018 Holiday Donation

As many of you know, each year, instead of sending holiday cards, I select a charity to which I make a donation in honor of all of you. This year, I have selected the Suffern Rotary Community Fund. They have established a fund to provide support for the people of Paradise, California. Paradise was completely…
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