County Executive’s Corner: Drawing a Line in the Sand

County Executive’s Corner: Drawing a Line in the Sand

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day For years, much of Rockland has watched in shock as Ramapo, the county’s largest town, has been overrun by out-of-control, often reckless development. High-density housing, illegal schools, businesses without permits all allowed to flourish, all seemingly without regard for any kind of planning. How could such things happen? Wasn’t […]

Hometown Happenings: Memorial Day

Hometown Happenings: Memorial Day

By George Hoehmann, Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown Memorial Day is about those who died in service in the armed forces throughout the history of this great nation. Indeed records show that to date 1,354,664 men and women have died in service to our nation from the Revolutionary War through this year. An additional 40,917 are […]

Wanted: Police Practicing Patience

Wanted: Police Practicing Patience

BY DIANE DIMOND This nation has faced some tough law enforcement dilemmas in recent years: an increase in murders, drug and gang violence in several major cities, a breakdown in citizen’s respect for authority, police overreaction to situations (ignited by either a macho officer or one who honestly fears for his or her safety) and, […]

The County Executive’s Corner: In-Sain Edifice Complex

The County Executive’s Corner: In-Sain Edifice Complex

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day What it all comes down to is parking for five legislators. Yes, that’s what’s standing between a deal that would add $4.51 million to the county’s coffers and an estimated half-million to the town of Clarkstown and its school district. Our Ramapo Democratic delegation would rather spend your money […]

Legislature inSAINity

Legislature inSAINity

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN, SUPERVISOR, TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN Many Clarkstown residents have come to me about the sale of the Rockland County Sain Building at 18 New Hempstead Road in New City. The building is owned by the County of Rockland and has fallen into disrepair. Under the leadership of our County Executive, Ed Day, County […]

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