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South Nyack Mayor: Nyack College Sold to Religious School

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SOUTH NYACK, NY – The Village of South Nyack Mayor Bonnie Christian has confirmed that Nyack College will be sold to Yeshiva Viznitz for a religious school.

The sale of the college was first reported by former Clarkstown Councilman Peter Bradley. The Rockland Report was the first news outlet to confirm this news. Sources tell us that sale of the campus is $45 million.

 

At Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting, Mayor Christian revealed few details other than the Village was informed earlier this month of the purchase. Lohud is reporting the closing is scheduled for early August. Sources tell us the price of the campus was $45 million.

On May 26, 2020, the South Nyack Village Board of Trustee unanimously rejected an application by Nyack College to sell portions of its 107-acre campus for redevelopment of student housing and administrative offices into single and multi-family residences.

The Campus encompasses 40 buildings and approzmimately 520,000 square feet of space spread across South Nyack, Upper Nyack, Town of Clarkstown and the Town of Orangetown.

According to Lohud, what remains unclear is if Yeshiva Viznitz, locatined in the Ramapo Village of Kaser, has development partners for the college and if the school’s Alliance Theological Seminary on Route 9W in Clarkstown is included. You can read Steve Liberman of Lohud’s article here.

REACTIONS (*This article will be updated with reactions and comments from community leaders and elected officials)

 

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Progressive Foot Care Holds 15th Annual Holiday Shoe Drive for the Homeless

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NANUET, NY – For the past 14 years, Progressive Foot Care have collected over 15,000 pairs of footwear to benefit the less fortunate. They are partnering with The United Way of Rockland (uwrc.org) and Catholic Charities of Rockland (ccsrockland.org), as well as Caring for the Hungry and Homeless of Peekskill (CHHOP chhop.org).

They will helping to support local businesses recovering from the pandemic. Several local businesses have donated gift certificates which will be drawn in a Facebook Live raffle in mid-December.

Everyone who donates footwear towards the shoe drive is eligible to receive a raffle ticket, available at the front desk at each of their offices (limit one per donor).

Office locations:

White Plains: 95 Church Street, Suite 210, White Plains, NY 10601.

Nanuet: 259 South Middletown Road, 2nd Floor, Nanuet, NY  10954

Footwear can be dropped off at our offices until December 15th.

Our local businesses generously donating raffle prizes are:

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American Colosseum Pro Wrestling Santa Slam at the Haverstraw Center on December 3rd

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American Colosseum Pro Wrestling presents:SANTA SLAM!!!!

Saturday, December 3
7:05pm Bell Time
at The Haverstraw Center
50 West Broad Street (in Haverstraw)
Tickets: $15

Come support some very talented Rockland Pro Wrestlers at this benefit for The Haverstraw Center’s Christmas Gift Program.  Bring the kids and get some candy…SANTA CLAUS will be there!

Haverstraw’s own ANTHONY MARKOS won the ACW War Eagle Championship at the last Haverstraw Center show…but will he walk out of the Center with that belt on December 3rd??

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