At the Fishkill Town Board Meeting on June 23, 2023, the town attorney notified the board that Continental Commons is beyond capacity by 58,513 gallons of water per quarter. The attorney recommended that the town of Fishkill should contract with the Village of Fishkill for more water capacity or pay for the connections to pipe water in from another nearby water district.
This accommodation will be at the expense of Fishkill taxpayers because of the failure of Fishkill Town Board members Forman, Istvan and Wrye (in 2022) to support appealing the court decision to grant Continental Commons water approval.
Considering new information that the Continental Commons is beyond water capacity, the town of Fishkill's legal representatives should seek to reverse the approval of the court decision rather than have taxpayers bear the burden of providing water capacity for yet another strip mall.
Thank you to all who signed our petition !
A big shout out to all those great folks whom came out to our Memorial Day event and to Alexandra Zissu for her comprehensive report! Revolutionary War reenactors go to battle with local developer in Fishkill
It's Still Not Over!
April 17, 2023: Sad news, the last undeveloped 10 acres of the Fishkill Supply Depot were clear cut of trees by the developer to make way for his vision of progress. Developer, Dominic Broccoli was given approval for his plans to construct a strip mall on the site by the town of Fishkill last fall but that does not mean that he should build it. The town granted approval to clear cut the trees, but he was not given permission to uproot or disturb the land. This recent clear cut has exposed the rock walls of the original Fishkill Supply Depot! These last undisturbed acres have a story to tell the world. The soldiers who served and died at the Fishkill Supply Depot sacrificed for the creation of the United States of America. Nearly 250 years later, these ruins remain as a visible reminder of the strength of a nation. We the people cannot let this hallowed ground be paved over!
Over the past 15 years, supporters of the Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot have been on a mission to inform and educate the people about the important role that the Fishkill Supply Depot provided for the cause of liberty. We continue to wait for the legal outcome of the Article 78 appeal, but the Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot have already won public support from across the nation. Now we are going to place our place efforts on convincing Dominic Broccoli to conduct a full archeological survey of the land out of respect for this country’s history and the memory of the soldiers who served and died at the Fishkill Supply Depot.
With your continued support, the Friends of the Fishkill Supply will use the funds for a public relations campaign to convince the developer to change his greedy ambition for profit at the expense of our 1st veterans. The public knows Broccoli’s business venture is short-sighted and will fail but we hope to appeal to his sense of decency for country before it is too late.
The Friends of Fishkill Supply Depot will be planning a Memorial Day Demonstration to pay our respect for the service of the Continental Soldiers of the Fishkill Supply Depot. Monetary donations will go towards raising awareness of the importance of saving this site from ruin. We thank you for your support and we hope that you can join us on Memorial Day * Monday May 29, 2023, at 10:00 AM at the corner of Snook Road and Route 9 in Fishkill, NY.
Help us stop the destruction by clicking on the donate button and thank you for your generosity & support!
Rob Buccheri Co-President FOFSD
Keith Reilly Co-President FOFSD
and the Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot Board