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Poll Results: Orange Avenue Project is Dead; Public In Favor of Orange Avenue, Developer Pulls the Project

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Amidst allegations of foot-dragging and delays caused by the school board, threats to go public with the delays and greedy developers trying to take advantage of the district, for all intents and purposes the Orange Avenue project in Suffern is dead as we have just learned that Orange Avenue & Associates has pulled out of the project. The Ramapo Central School District has not reached an agreement with the developers  and despite repeated attempts by the Village of Suffern to get representatives from all three parties to sit down to go over details, sources have confirmed that the RCSD board…

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Suffern’s Orange Avenue Project Dead in the Water

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A special vote last night that would have given the go-ahead for the Orange Avenue redevelopment project instead met its demise as the vote on the project essentially ended in a tie. Now the properties all need to be cleaned up because of the brown fields in the area as a result of the battery plant that resided there at the turn of the last century at an estimated cost of $700,000. The village loses out on $290,000 which was the purchase price of a village-owned piece of property that was one of the parcels the developer was looking to…

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