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Are you looking for local town and village codes? Do you need to know when trash pickup is, or when overnight street parking is no longer allowed? All this information and more can be found in the codes of your municipality. While we will no longer provide access to these bulky and often hard-to-use books, codes for Rockland County, the Town of Haverstraw, and the Villages of Haverstraw and West Haverstraw are now available online in a clear and easy-to-use format.
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TASC: The New High School Equivalency Test
New York State has selected a new high school equivalency test called the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) to replace the General Educational Development (GED) as the primary pathway to a New York State High School Equivalency Diploma effective January 2, 2014. For more information on TASC and what it means for you or your teen, visit the NYS Education Department website.
Local History Resources
The Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library’s Local History Collection is housed in the Thomas F.X. Casey Local History Room. In this room books, newspapers, photographs and other materials relating to all eras of the history of the town of Haverstraw and the villages of Haverstraw, West Haverstraw, and Garnerville are collected, preserved and made accessible to the public. These include old issues of the Rockland County Times, The Journal News, and the New York Times on microfilm, published histories of the area, collections of old photographs, newspaper clippings, yearbooks from North Rockland and Haverstraw High School, funeral home records, and much more.
Access to the local history collection can be given during the library’s regular hours. We ask that all users sign in using a library card or photo identification at the Reference Desk of the main library. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact our Local History Librarian, Catherine Campos at (845) 786-3800 ext. 22.
You may also check out these online resources:
1850-1905 Census for Haverstraw, Warren and Stony Point
Searching for your family history? Check out these census images from 1850-1905 from areas within Haverstraw, Warren and Stony Point. Images were acquired from FamilySearch.com and compiled by Charles McGarvey. If you would like to make further historical research, feel free to drop by the main library in Garnerville and check out our Thomas F.X. Casey Local Historical Room.
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