Tentative Agreement Reached Between Rockland County and Corrections Officers

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Rockland County and Corrections Officers

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced today that the county and Corrections Officers Benevolent Association of Rockland County have reached a tentative agreement pending ratification and final approvals. The Memorandum of Understanding covers the years 2011-2020. The proposed contract terms are fair and in the best interest of the employees as well as the County. “Corrections […]

ORANGETOWN SUPERVISOR RACE DECIDED AFTER ABSENTEE BALLOT CHALLENGE; CHRIS DAY WINS BY 165 VOTES

ORANGETOWN SUPERVISOR RACE DECIDED AFTER ABSENTEE BALLOT CHALLENGE; CHRIS DAY WINS BY 165 VOTES

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Legal challenges of absentee ballots in the Thom Kleiner (D) vs. Chris Day (R) race for town supervisor of Orangetown have been dropped by both sides, and after all absentee ballots have been counted Day upheld his Orangetown Supervisor win by 165 votes, according to sources familiar with the count. Kleiner had initially conceded the race […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT EXCLUSIVE: NYS Dept. of Transportation tells officials it wants to eliminate Tappan Zee Express bus service

OMBUDSMAN ALERT EXCLUSIVE: NYS Dept. of Transportation tells officials it wants to eliminate Tappan Zee Express bus service

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman The NYS Dept. of Transportation has officially proposed eliminating the Tappan Zee Express bus service connecting park and rides in Rockland County to Tarrytown Railroad Station, the Rockland County Times has learned. The TZ Express service has long been the fastest way for Rocklanders to catch a ride to Grand […]

County exec candidate ‘poor at’ reporting campaign finance activity

County exec candidate ‘poor at’ reporting campaign finance activity

For the second time during her campaign for Rockland County executive, Democratic nominee Maureen Porette has failed to post a mandatory campaign finance disclosure report on the New York State Board of Elections website in a timely fashion. Candidates were required to submit 11-day pre-general election disclosures by Friday, October 27. As of the publication […]

Statement from Rockland officials on NYC Terror Attack

Statement from Rockland officials on NYC Terror Attack

STATEMENT FROM ROCKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE ED DAY: “We watch with shock, sadness and anger as New York City is attacked once again, apparently by terrorists. “The people of Rockland County stand with our neighbors in New York City as we did on Feb. 26, 1993 and Sept. 11, 2001 when our freedoms were attacked and […]

New York among 45 states to reach $220M settlement with Deutsche Bank over interest rate manipulation

New York among 45 states to reach $220M settlement with Deutsche Bank over interest rate manipulation

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced a $220 million, 45-state settlement with Deutsche Bank for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of U.S. Dollar (USD) LIBOR (the London Interbank Offered Rate) and other benchmark interest rates. Benchmark interest rates affect financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and have a widespread impact on global […]

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