By Rockland County Executive Ed Day I have a simple rule to guide the departments that make up Rockland County government: Remember who you serve and whose money you spend. When I became head of a government that was near bankruptcy three and half years ago, most County departments were performing admirably under difficult […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT RCT Ombudsman On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the following identical letter was sent to both our former Congressman Eliot Engel, and our current Congresswoman, Nita Lowey: “I am simultaneously writing to both of you through your representatives since each of you have expressed your deep concern for matters of auto safety […]
BY DIANE DIMOND Summertime. Vacation time. No time to let your guard down. Traditionally, crime goes up during warmer weather, with property crimes and aggravated assaults on the rise. In some locations, murder rates increase, too. When temperatures rise, there are more windows left open, more sweaty and irritated people seeking relief outside, and more […]
On July 20, at 7:30 p.m., Rockland Connects will be hosting a candlelight vigil for overdose victims at Nyack Memorial Park. It invites the Rockland community to come together for a night of collective healing and remembrance. The night will begin with a moment of silence, followed by a few words from invited guest speakers. Members of […]
By Rockland County Executive Ed Day What happened at Viola Estates in Ramapo gives us hope that the tide is beginning to turn in that long-troubled town. And we are confident that rules that my administration has put into place are helping that transformation. It’s been less than two months since I announced that the […]
OMBUDSMAN ALERT: MIT ANNOUNCES EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PILL TO TARGET DANGEROUS GERMS, CAUSING THEM TO SELF-DESTRUCT!
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT RCT Ombudsman This Ombudsman again returns to the MIT Technology Review (latest July/August edition) gaining permission of the editor, David Rotman, to allow our column to quote directly from that publication: “As resistance to antibiotics grows in the US, researchers are looking for new ways to fight germs like Clostridium difficile, a […]