Spring Valley Deputy Mayor Takes on Ballpark Promotions Job

After failing civil service exams, Spring Valley Deputy Mayor Bernard Charles lost his Ramapo recreation job. He’s now found himself back on his feet, hired by Ramapo to promote the town’s baseball park. Supervisor Michael Specht says Charles was hired through the Ramapo Local Development Corporation for the next three months to bring new business to the town…

Audio: Mike Specht

The RLDC is run by the town board. Deputy supervisor Brendel Logan-Charles is Bernard Charles’ wife, but Specht told The Journal News that wasn’t a factor in the decision to hire him. Logan-Charles abstained from that vote.

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