By Supervisor George Hoehmann Like me, many of you remember the date October 20, 1981. It was a tragic day for Clarkstown, Rockland County, and our nation. The Brinks Robbery occurred at the Nanuet Mall in which members of the Black Liberation Army and Weather Underground stole $1.6 million dollars from a Brinks armored car, […]
By County Executive Ed Day As we approach what I view as the most solemn holiday of the year, I want to take the time to remind everyone of the true importance of Memorial Day. It isn’t about retail sales or an excuse for a three-day weekend. Memorial Day pays tribute to those who served […]
BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Memorial Day is the time we remember and honor the thousands of servicemembers who died while serving our country. It is a somber holiday filled with great meaning for many. This Memorial Day when we are spending time with our loved ones at a barbecue let’s take time to remember, reflect, […]
By County Executive Ed Day During my inauguration, I pledged to increase my efforts in support of uniting our beloved county. Much of Rockland’s strength comes from our diversity. A diversity of cultures, religions and ideas that when properly focused can bring us all closer together. This week, my office, with the help of the […]
THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT The “Eyes” Have It: Eye-tracking technology could help take the guesswork out of diagnosing brain injuries!!
DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus who began his mathematics teaching career at the institute nearly 60 years ago, I have quoted from the “MIT Technology Review” at times when explaining issues, especially those on the cutting edge of science. Today, I reference the MIT Review’s article “Looking Concussion In The Eye.” This […]
Hundreds of Rockland commuters depend on the New Jersey Transit trains to get to New York City, which is why I am demanding NJT keep express trains on the Pascack Valley Line. NJT said beginning on June 4th it will cut two of its four express service trains, while workers install Positive Train Control (PTC). We all […]