OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News, Center For Auto Safety Demands Chrysler Recall 150,000 Pacifica Minivans

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News, Center For Auto Safety Demands Chrysler Recall 150,000 Pacifica Minivans

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As we await the imminent decision of the Arizona Judge in the case of Goodyear’s refusal to release thousands of hidden documents as complained by the Center for Auto Safety, the Center has just filed a petition with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate yet another critical auto […]

Asbestos policy will affect thousands of lives; be informed

Asbestos policy will affect thousands of lives; be informed

BY CHARLES MACGREGOR Asbestos is a naturally occurring carcinogen that was used heavily in construction and other industries for over 100 years due to its insulative and flame-retardent properties. Over the course of the 20th century it was discovered that exposure to the microscopic fibers of asbestos caused serious illness amongst workers and others exposed to it, causing over 80 percent of mesothelioma cancer cases. In the […]

New York State Parks Unveils Special Sale on the 2018 Annual Empire Pass Card

New York State Parks Unveils Special Sale on the 2018 Annual Empire Pass Card

The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) earlier this month announced it is offering a 4 ½ -month sale on the 2018 annual Empire Pass Card. Currently available online only the 2018 Empire Pass Card is a better and more cost effective way to enjoy the more than 250 individual state parks, […]

County Executive’s Corner: Keeping the Dark Days Away

County Executive’s Corner: Keeping the Dark Days Away

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Can you imagine putting a bunch of politicians in a room and they have nothing to argue about? That’s the happy position we find ourselves in as the Rockland County Legislature prepares to vote Tuesday on the 2018 County budget that we submitted in October. We worked so […]

Legislature reviews 2018 budget

Legislature reviews 2018 budget

BY JOE KUHN The Rockland County Legislature convened last Tuesday to review the county’s Capital Project Budget for the fiscal year 2018 and approve the purchase of supplies and materials necessary for the operations of various government departments. The meeting began quickly as the Legislature breezed through a number of smaller budgetary matters including the […]

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