Dobbs Ferry Mayor Hartley Connett appointed Greg Smith to fill the vacancy on the Village Board of Trustees. It was an odd selection in the following sense. One of the tenets of The Dobbs Ferry Party, the mayor’s party, is that village elections should be held on a day other than the national election day. They reason that only […]
Green Initiatives. By Trustee Larry Dengler Posted by permission “America is ready to turn the page. America is ready for a new set of challenges.” -Senator Barack Obama Part 1. What has been done. —Our Village joined ICLEI, The International Conference of Local Governments on Sustainability. Membership in this international conference is restricted to […]
Questions about Traffic and Safety often come up in Dobbs Ferry, along with questions about parking, and not just at the beginning of the school year. In a small place like Dobbs Ferry, or the not much bigger area of the Rivertowns, these questions should be answered in a larger context: All kinds of […]
Tough economic times will require a local budget response. By mid August of this year financial firms globally have posted $493 billion in write downs and credit losses according to Bloomberg News. The World Bank reports this figure may rise to one trillion dollars. New York State is especially vulnerable to the financial service […]
Dobbs Ferry, NY, June 16, 2008 – At their annual convention on June 9, the Dobbs Ferry Democratic Committee selected Larry Dengler, David Koenigsberg, and Ed Manley as their candidates for Village Trustee. All three are incumbents. Messrs. Dengler and Koenigsberg were elected to the Board of Trustees in 2006, and are completing their first term in office. Mr. Manley was […]
Scott Nieman has been awarded the 2008 Public Policy Award. The award is given annually to a Dobbs Ferry High School senior by the Dobbs Ferry Democratic Committee. The selection is made by the high school’s faculty and staff. Scott will attend Temple University this fall to study film.