Clean Energy Standard A Big Step Forward But How Do We Replace Indian Point

Clean Energy Standard A Big Step Forward But How Do We Replace Indian Point

To the Editor, The Clean Energy Standard (CES) that ensures upstate nuclear plants continue to operate provides far-reaching environmental benefits for all New Yorkers, not just upstate, as some have asserted. The plants avoid 16 million tons of carbon emissions released into the air we breathe. Importantly, according to one analysis, the CES’s nuclear provision […]

County Executive’s Corner: Making Rockland Work Again

County Executive’s Corner: Making Rockland Work Again

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Three years ago when I was running for office, I described my goals for Rockland as a three-legged stool. Our core priories were and – still are – stabilizing Rockland’s finances, preserving our quality of life and, critically, making Rockland work again. When I became County Executive, the unemployment […]

County Executive’s Corner: Keeping The Buses Running

County Executive’s Corner: Keeping The Buses Running

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day As soon as the snow stopped falling after last week’s blizzard we began making plans to get county buses back on the roads. We understand how important those buses are to the nearly 10,000 people who ride them every day. Those riders depend on the buses to get […]

Addicted to the Worst Kind of Pornography — One Man’s Story

Addicted to the Worst Kind of Pornography — One Man’s Story

BY DIANE DIMOND It was among the oddest email requests I ever got. It said: “Please visit: MyShipwreck.com. The blog will either interest you or not.” I was instantly fascinated with the postings from someone calling himself Captain Shipwreck. The man behind the blog is Mark B., and he’s currently serving a 17 1/2-year sentence […]

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: SHOULD YOU BUY A CONDO OR COOP IN ROCKLAND?

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Each? BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT The choice of purchasing either a condo or coop will first depend on the availability and affordability of comparable properties of each category  located in a convenient part of Rockland for commuting purposes as well as proximity to shopping, good schools (if necesssary) […]

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