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The Rockland County Times is published weekly on Thursdays.

Politics

Rockland County Times official endorsement: For Congress, vote for a future president, Chris Day

There’s only one person in Rockland County who might be president of the United States someday, and he’s running for Congress in next week’s election against longtime…

The County Executive’s Corner: Vote “No” On Charter Reform

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day On Tuesday, voters will get the chance to reform Rockland County’s 30-year-old charter. The current document, which acts as a blueprint…

World

ISIL: STRAIGHT FROM HELL

ISIL militants claim to have executed captured American reporter Militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a propaganda video on Tuesday showing…

Iraq political crisis deepens as Maliki slams president, resists calls to resign

As Iraq’s government forces continue to battle Sunni militants in the country’s north and west with the help of American airstrikes, the country’s parallel political crises deepened…

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Lifestyle & Entertainment

What’s Happening 10/30/14

BY GEORGE J. DACRE - The Antrim Players and Helen Hayes Youth Theatre are working on the upcoming Christmas musical “A Christmas Carol-The Musical” to be presented…

She’s dark, she’s dangerous, she’s RCT humor columnist Ella Steinbeck

“Gone Girl” – You say “hello” I say “good-bye” HUMOR BY ELLA STEINBECK It’s been the number one movie three weeks in a row. So, why won’t…

Nation

Enterovirus decreases in frequency

Although the Ebola scare is still present, there is hope that enterovirus will show a decline and cause less worry to people, especially families with children. Enterovirus…

OPINION: Local Energy Expansion Would Fuel Tribal Independence

BY CHRIS FAULKNER The nation’s economic woes have hit American Indians hard. Between 2008 and 2013, unemployment for American Indians never once dipped below 10 percent, the…

Sports

Fischer to give talk on NY baseball history at Rose Memorial Library

Professor Herbert S. Fischer, former baseball columnist, current NYC tour guide and associate professor of history and political science at City College, will deliver an interactive, nostalgic…

Marc My Words!

Marc Maturo’s official sports column King, Blue Angels reign in a city of volleyball triumph Kivlehan keeps bat, glove ready for big leagues Meghan King of New…

Local

State and County Announce Preventative Ebola Protocols

NEW CITY, NY — County Executive Ed Day and Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert Wednesday provided an update on Rockland’s Ebola preparedness efforts. The County Department…

TIMELINES 10/30/14

Monsey infant killed in East Jerusalem terror attack A three-month old child from Monsey was killed on October 22 in what has been described by Israeli authorities…