Oh No, Cuomo!

Oh No, Cuomo!

To the Editor, In a twist for the new Tappan Zee Bridge saga, Governor Cuomo has gone back on the word of his administration. Cuomo has now indicated the new bridge will be partially paid for with a toll increase throughout the entire Thruway system in NY. This is a 180-degree turn from what Thruway […]

County Executive’s Corner: Putting Rockland on the Map

County Executive’s Corner: Putting Rockland on the Map

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Here it is, the middle of August – the very dog days of summer when many people go on vacation. Rockland residents traditionally scatter for R&R to such favorite locations as the Jersey Shore, the Outer Banks, the Adirondacks and other places. This year as people prepare to […]

Hometown Happenings: Doing More with Less

Hometown Happenings: Doing More with Less

With George Hoehmann, Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown When I took office, I made a number of promises to the residents of Clarkstown, one of them being to reduce property taxes. And for the first time in 30 years, I’m proud that we were able to cut both residential and commercial property taxes. I also promised […]

Summertime Turns Cars Into Death Chambers

Summertime Turns Cars Into Death Chambers

BY DIANE DIMOND Why does this keep happening? Surely, people know by now how dangerous it is to leave a child in the car in the summertime! It can be deadly, yet it keeps happening year after year. Consider this my annual reminder to never ever leave a child alone in an enclosed vehicle, no matter […]

MUPRHY WRITES OPEN LETTER TO SEN. CARLUCCI, ASSEMBLY PERSONS JAFFEE & ZEBROWSKI ASKING FOR IMPROVED WAGES FOR DSPs

MUPRHY WRITES OPEN LETTER TO SEN. CARLUCCI, ASSEMBLY PERSONS JAFFEE & ZEBROWSKI ASKING FOR IMPROVED WAGES FOR DSPs

As a former fellow elected government official for 44 years and a 50-year advocate/volunteer service provider to people with developmental disabilities, I respectfully request that you consider what might be a quixotic mission. In your elected position, you represent a county with an extraordinary legacy of human care. It began with the establishment, in our […]

Hometown Happenings: A Brighter Clarkstown: Half Way Done

Hometown Happenings: A Brighter Clarkstown: Half Way Done

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN SUPERVISOR, TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN It’s starting to get darker earlier this month. That’s the first sign that the kids will be heading back to school soon. But there’s a reason why I’m a little excited that it is: Seeing our new LED lights come on! Two months ago, I announced that Clarkstown […]

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