Town of Ramapo, New York
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Town of Ramapo has the Lowest Jobless Rate in Rockland County

The New York State Department of Labor recently announced that the Town of Ramapo had the lowest rate of unemployment (3.6%) in Rockland County… “This data reflects the Ramapo Town Board’s commitment to stimulating economic growth by maintaining a business friendly environment”, said Supervisor Michael Specht.

The combination of location, exemplary Government services, work force availability, award winning schools and outstanding cultural and recreational amenities in Rockland have attracted the following companies and businesses to move into Ramapo:

  1. Warby Parker – maker of prescription glasses and sunglasses – has opened a manufacturing facility in Sloatsburg, creating 128 jobs.
  2. The Valley Rock Inn – a multi-acre resort – featuring a 75 foot pool, fine dining restaurant, bike and gear shop, guest suites, farm stand and market and much, much more. This facility is located in the Village of Sloatsburg.
  3. Iodice Plaza Shopping Center – (opening soon) located at the intersection of Airmont Road and Route 59 in the Village of Airmont will feature Auto Zone, Burger King and other national and locally bases businesses.The Town of Ramapo is also the home of two major Rockland tourist destinations; the Historic Lafayette Theater in Suffern and Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona.

“I am elated that Ramapo has the lowest unemployment in Rockland County and has also been ranked the Safest Place to Live in New York State. These are conduits to further economic growth” stated Supervisor Specht.

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