Schools – Some units are located in the East Ramapo School District, and some units are located in the Clarkstown School District There are at least thirty private and parochial schools and four non-denominational private schools all within a 10-mile radius of the Condominium. These include several pre-schools as well. In addition, there are four special schools for children with physical and emotional handicaps and learning disabilities within an eight-mile radius of the unit. Colleges and universities in the surrounding areas include the Dominican College of Blauvelt, a satellite campus of Rockland Community College, Empire State College, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Lamont Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, Nyack College and Iona College. All are within 8 miles of the unit.
FIRE, POLICE & AMBULANCE PROTECTION Fire – Spring Valley Fire Department (3) locations within 2 miles of the unit Police – Clarkstown Police Department at 10 Maple Avenue, New City – 3 miles from the unit Ambulance – Nanuet Community Ambulance Corporation, Nanuet Community Ambulance Corporation – (845) 623-6387
The Coach Bus serves Knolls East in The Hamlets
Train – MTA from either Tarrytown or White Plains to Grand Central Station Park & Rides: Palisades Center Drive and Exit 14 Shopping, specialty shops, movies, Hair Salons – Targets, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michaels, TJ Max, Davids Bridal, Nanuet Mall, Supermarket all within 2.5 miles Recreation: Knolls East I enjoys a very maintained pool (ID checked), tennis court, basketball and community room (no exercise equipment).
Also: Outside the development, The Palisades Interstate Park system provides 15 park areas totaling 29,908 acres within 30 minutes driving time from the unit providing swimming facilities, hiking, camping, boating, biking, baseball fields, basketball courts, cross country skiing, fishing, ice skating, sledding, and food. In addition, there are eight country parks within 10 miles of the unit, and four within the Town of Clarkstown. Further, there are 8 Town Parks and playgrounds within the Town of Clarkstown itself providing swimming, ball fields, boating, tennis, handball and basketball courts, ice skating, soccer fields, children’s playgrounds, and picnic and open areas all within 5 miles of this unit.
Libraries – 7 public libraries within 5-7 miles. There is a Nanuet Library as well. Residents whose units are located in the E.Ramapo School district utilize the Finkelstein Memorial Library located on Route 59.