Hometown Happenings: Walk Back in Time at Rockland Lake

Hometown Happenings: Walk Back in Time at Rockland Lake

By Supervisor George Hoehmann This Saturday, I am hosting the annual Supervisor’s Walk at Rockland Lake. Last year, the Town of Clarkstown celebrated their 225th anniversary. As part of the celebratory events, I coordinated a historical walking tour of Rockland Lake, in which over 60 residents attended. Being that it was so popular last year, […]

COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S CORNER: Sweetening the Sain Deal

COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S CORNER: Sweetening the Sain Deal

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Next month marks an anniversary that I can’t believe we are reaching: Two years since I presented to the Legislature a budget that included the sale of the Sain building. The Legislature approved that budget. Yet the Sain building remains unsold despite a willing and well financed buyer who […]

NFL Players Deserve Government Protection, Too

NFL Players Deserve Government Protection, Too

BY DIANE DIMOND   Football is proven to be dangerous to players’ health. Why isn’t it regulated? Our government — both state and federal — has countless laws and regulations designed to keep citizens safe and healthy, from safety standards on the foods we eat and the cars we drive, to laws that govern workers […]

PRESERVING O’TOWN: Day responds to Kleiner op-ed

PRESERVING O’TOWN: Day responds to Kleiner op-ed

Round two of Kleiner v. Day on preserving Orangetown will be published online Tuesday, September 19 BY CHRIS DAY Candidate, Town of Orangetown supervisor I read with interest my opponent’s recent letter to the editor regarding Preserving Orangetown. I’m glad to see he’s finally aware of this concept that he chose to ignore and actively […]

LETTER TO EDITOR: Kleiner Insults Veterans with Attacks on Day

LETTER TO EDITOR: Kleiner Insults Veterans with Attacks on Day

To the Editor, As a Pearl River resident and Air Force veteran (Operation Enduring Freedom), I’ve continued to read with disgust, both in your pages and on social media, candidate for town supervisor Thom Kleiner and his campaign repeatedly denigrate our military and veterans in their desire to attack decorated Army combat veteran Chris Day. […]

Thank a Reporter

Thank a Reporter

BY DIANE DIMOND The woman’s face was contorted with anger as she thrust a finger at the media scrum covering a campaign event and yelled: “I hate you all! Liars! You should be in prison!” Memory fades. I can’t recall which presidential candidate this woman had turned out to support last year, but I will […]

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