As promised earlier, here’s a full list of Rockland’s recipients of 2008 Community Development Block Grant funds:
â€¢ Spring Valley: $250,000 for the reconstruction of a park at Jay Street and Kennedy Drive.
â€¢ Ramapo: $150,000 to construct a handicapped-accessible pavilion and restrooms at Manny Welder Park.
â€¢ West Haverstraw: $100,000 for sidewalk replacement, lighting installation and landscaping on the Railroad Avenue corridor.
â€¢ Haverstraw village: $100,000 for new sidewalks, curbs, roadway, lights and other improvements on Main Street between Broadway and First Street.
â€¢ South Nyack: $100,000 to upgrade a storm drain system on Cedar Hill Avenue between Anna and Franklin streets.
â€¢ Haverstraw town: $75,000 for improvements to the pool deck at Bowline Point Park.
â€¢ Suffern: $50,000 for the construction of sidewalks and curbs on Ramapo Avenue from West Park Place to West Maltbie Avenue.
â€¢ Hillburn: $50,000 to help pay for a water system upgrade. The village has the oldest water pipes in Rockland.
â€¢ Piermont: $1,000 for a curb cut on the sidewalk at the public library, making the facility accessible to the disabled.
Image courtesy the U.S. Treasury Department, via the Associated Press.
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