Rockland Legislator Thinks Spring Valley will Change Plans on Hi Tor; Bartending Challenge Benefit Sunday to Raise Money for Animal Shelter

One Rockland Legislator thinks Spring Valley will come around and join the other municipalities that are helping Hi Tor build a new county facility. Jay Hood predicts the three trustees who voted against the plan will change their mind…

Audio: Jay Hood

Hi Tor Board member Steve Harris, meanwhile, hopes people come out this weekend for a special fund-raising event for the shelter. It’s the 2nd Annual Emergency Services Bartending Challenge this Sunday, reps from Rockland Police, EMS and Fire services. Harris says events like these help educate people about the need Hi Tor fills…

Audio: Steve Harris

Sheriff Lou Falco and retired NYPD officer Theresa Kalber will represent law enforcement, South Orangetown Ambulance EMTs Deanna Basille and Stacey Damon and Rockland Paramedics Captain Bernice Garatti, and Orangeburg Fire Chief Chris Jackson, and firefighters Travis Arterburn and Patrick Pascullo of the Central Nyack and West Nyack Fire Departments. The event is being held at Growler and Gill on Route 59 in Nanuet Sunday from 3-7pm. Admission is free, but this is a fundraiser, so all bartender tips will go to Hi Tor’s general fund. For more information, click here.


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