School Bus Safety Laws Long Overdue

School Bus Safety Laws Long Overdue

BY DIANE DIMOND If children are our most precious resource, then why aren’t we doing more to protect them as they travel to and from school? For decades, there have been concerns about the lack of seat belts in school buses. Yet only six states have laws requiring them today. And five of those states […]

VILLAGE OF SUFFERN MAYOR CALLS ON THE NEW YORK STATE COMPTOLLERS OFFICE TO CONDUCT AN ENHANCED AUDIT OF RAMAPO TOWN FINANCES.

VILLAGE OF SUFFERN MAYOR CALLS ON THE NEW YORK STATE COMPTOLLERS OFFICE TO CONDUCT AN ENHANCED AUDIT OF RAMAPO TOWN FINANCES.

Dear Comptroller DiNapoli, I respectfully request that the Office of State Comptroller conduct a forensic audit on the books and records of the Town of Ramapo Townwide Fund and the Town of Ramapo Ambulance District No. 1 Fund for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. As you are probably […]

County Executive’s Corner: Counting our Blessings

County Executive’s Corner: Counting our Blessings

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day My favorite part of the Thanksgiving holiday occurs just before 10 a.m. on Thursday morning. That’s when I start my route delivering meals for Meals-on-Wheels. The experience of visiting homebound and elderly Rockland residents and bringing them a festive holiday meal captures the true meaning of Thanksgiving. I ask […]

JERRY’S TIP: HOW TO HELP A VET IN NEED THIS CHRISTMAS

JERRY’S TIP: HOW TO HELP A VET IN NEED THIS CHRISTMAS

To the Editor, The holidays are on us and thankfully good people are concerned about veterans in need. We seem to have this Rockwellian picture of a good neighbor at the front door of a poor family. They have a turkey of course and a basketful of holiday food. But the trouble is that may work for Hallmark […]

VOICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY: Thanksgiving In A Time of Upheaval

VOICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY: Thanksgiving In A Time of Upheaval

  By: Legislator Alden H. Wolfe (D- Montebello) Chairman Rockland County Legislature The results of the recent election were met, by almost all of us, with incredible surprise. The wholly unexpected result also led to tremendous protests of people upset and concerned about our nation’s future. America is greater than one office, even if that […]

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