Rent-A-Center Opens Store in West Haverstraw, New York

PRESS RELEASE FROM RENT-A-CENTER WEST HAVERSTRAW, N.Y. — Rent-A-Center Manager Chris Jarrin and his three-person sales team are pleased to offer residents of West Haverstraw an additional option when it comes to acquiring ownership of high-quality furniture, appliances, electronics and computers. “I am beyond thrilled to have this opportunity to bring our company to an area […]

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

STORY BY BILL DEMAREST ORANGEBURG – Volunteer firefighters from throughout southeastern Rockland County are battling a stubborn brush fire that has slashed up the west side if Clausland Mountain near the landmark “TZ Rock.” Firefighters from Orangeburg went to the area just behind Nice Pak Products on Greenbush Road in Orangeburg at about 1:15 p.m. […]

Ed Day Announces Transition Team

PRESS RELEASE FROM ED DAY New City, NY (November 14, 2013) – Rockland County Executive-Elect Ed Day has named his official transition team, which held its first meeting on Tuesday. “This team of community-based subject matter experts will meet with current department heads to review the current state of operations in each department, provide a […]

Still a Long Way to Go, but Gas Prices Continue Decline

Average retail gasoline prices in New York have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51/g Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 6,118 gas outlets in New York. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.20/g, according to gasoline price […]

County Executive Elect Ed Day Wastes No Time in Proposing Salary Cuts; Matter Referred to Budget and Finance Committee

BY CHERYL SLAVIN County executive-elect Ed Day, still a legislator for another few weeks, tried to immediately make good on at least one campaign promise last week when he brought a resolution before the Legislature to reduce county elected officials’ salaries by 10 percent. After vigorous discussion by the entire body, however, he agreed to […]

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