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 […]

Day responds to surprising jab from Ramapo New Direction campaign

Day responds to surprising jab from Ramapo New Direction campaign

Submitted by County Executive Ed Day When innocent children are placed in harm’s way, my administration will never hesitate to take immediate and decisive action to keep them safe and to be blunt; we are duty bound to take that action. Clearly “New Direction” candidates Bill Weber, Shani Bechhofer and Grant Valentine cannot comprehend that. […]

Lawsuit: Sullivan challenges Clarkstown Council vote to fire him

Lawsuit: Sullivan challenges Clarkstown Council vote to fire him

Richard Glickel, lawyer of former Clarkstown police chief Michael Sullivan’s lawyer, filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court in New City on Oct. 12 against the town – as well as Supervisor George Hoehmann, and Council members Frank Borelli, Stephanie Hausner, John Noto, and Daniel Caprara – seeking to throw out the Council’s 3-2 vote […]

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