Community Spotlight: Virginia ‘Ginny’ Norfleet

Virginia ‘Ginny’ Norfleet, is more than just a resident of Haverstraw; she connects with and brings people within community together. Her passion, dedication and love for Haverstraw has helped to unearth a hidden history within the town. There were African slaves in Haverstraw during the 1800s. Ginny has dug deep to uncover the untold stories of the brickyard workers here in Haverstraw, and has built a memorial park to honor and respect those whose voices were silenced. But this is just the beginning of Ginny’s journey to bring forth the deep, rich history that Haverstraw is hiding beneath the clay. … More Community Spotlight: Virginia ‘Ginny’ Norfleet

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Built to Last

There’s something about old fashioned communities that attracts so many of us. What is it exactly? Can you pinpoint that special something about Nyack, or Piermont, or Hoboken, or Brooklyn, or . . . HaverstrawVillage that creates excitement, the platform for a thriving community? … More Built to Last

New Website for the Harbors at Haverstraw

Ginsburg Development Companies has just updated its website for the Harbors at Haverstraw luxury waterfront community, currently under construction in Haverstraw. Phase I of the project is about 75% complete. Already, hundreds have moved into their new homes in Haverstraw. Most of the large condominium buildings & clubhouse building are also complete. The Harbors at … More New Website for the Harbors at Haverstraw

Midrises Coming to Maple Avenue?

Recently, in the Rockland Journal News, a developer who owns several apartment buildings at the corner of Maple Avenue and West Street in the Village of Haverstraw released his plan to build four- and six-story apartment buildings after completion of demolition of his existing properties. The present apartment complex has been a source of blight along Maple Avenue … More Midrises Coming to Maple Avenue?

Governor Pataki and Haverstraw

Governor George E. Pataki has continually supported the Haverstraw Revitalization effort. In his last round of grant distribution, Pataki released $3 million more toward the $150 million needed to continue Haverstraw’s rennaissance. This last funding happened in October of 2002. Since then, numerous projects in the Village have been earmarked by the state and federal … More Governor Pataki and Haverstraw

Martin Ginsburg on Haverstraw Ferries

Martin Ginsburg, who could quite possibly go down along with Mayor “Bud” Wassmer as men who “saved Haverstraw,” is the father of waterfront development in the Village of Haverstraw. The Harbors at Haverstraw, and subsequent communities that will follow it, are at any length children of Mr. Ginsburg. Thanks to him and his corporation,Ginsburg Development … More Martin Ginsburg on Haverstraw Ferries

Revitalizing Haverstraw in the Eyes of Bob Baird

There’s no overestimating the value of access to the Hudson River, and so there’s no way to put a price on the promenade being built in Haverstraw as part of builder Martin Ginsburg’s Harbors at Haverstraw development. The promenade, which will run for 1.5 miles along the riverfront, will cost $14 million to build. Ginsburg … More Revitalizing Haverstraw in the Eyes of Bob Baird