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Boulders Break Attendance Records

Despite losing to the Quebec Capitales in the first round of the Can Am League (Independent Professional) playoffs, the Rockland Boulders have announced that they broke a league attendance record this year with an average of 2,772 per game.  The team also shattered their single-game attendance record with a gate of 7,336 for Fan Appreciation Day.  Read more and watch video here.

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Ramapo Hires Local to Promote Boulders’ Ballpark

Spring Valley (NY) Deputy Mayor Bernard Charles lost his Ramapo recreation job after failing civil service exams and soon afterward was hired by Ramapo to promote the town’s financially beleaguered baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Boulders to Leave Can-Am League for Atlantic League?

Shawn Reilly, who was promoted to Rockland Boulders (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) team president in September after six years as vice president, said he has been contemplating a move from the Can-Am to the Atlantic League (Independent Professional) for about two years.  The goal would be to join the Atlantic League as soon as 2019 or 2020, but there are hurdles the Boulders must clear before a move is possible.  Reilly has also explored an even more difficult and complicated move to become a MLB affiliate.  Read more here.

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Ramapo Attorney Disbarred for Role in Ballpark Fraud

Former Ramapo Assistant Attorney Aaron Troodler has been disbarred based on his fraud convictions with former Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence, who could face up to 14 years in prison on the recommendation of federal prosecutors.  Read more here.

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All-Girls School to Take Up Residence at Boulders’ Ballpark?

Ramapo (NY) town officials Tuesday offered an embattled New Hempstead private school the use of space in the town’s baseball stadium for classrooms for up to 400 girls.  Read more here.  UPDATE:  Read more here.

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Ramapo Wants Share of Ballpark Sales Tax Revenues, County Says No

Ramapo (NY) acting supervisor Yitzchok Ullman seeks a share of estimated $250,000 in sales tax revenues generated by Palisades Credit Union Park, home of the Rockland Boulders (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  Rockland County Executive Ed Day says he’s not supportive.  Read more and watch video here.

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Ramapo Ballpark Auditor Agrees to Pay Hefty Penalties

Rockland BouldersA major Westchester County auditor and one of its senior partners have agreed to pay more than a half-million dollars in penalties for issuing fraudulent audit reports in connection with municipal bonds sought by the town of Ramapo (NY) for the construction of its baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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