County Executive’s Corner “Progress in Motion”

County Executive’s Corner “Progress in Motion”

By County Executive Day Last month I held a meeting with executive level personnel from Metro-North Railroad (MNR) and New Jersey Transit (NJT) to discuss challenges and concerns relating to train cancellations on the Pascack Valley Line (PVL). The goal of this meeting was to respond to the concerns of commuters after NJT announced system-wide […]

Hometown Happenings: Zukor Park

Hometown Happenings: Zukor Park

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Zukor Park in New City is one of our most popular parks in the Town of Clarkstown. The baseball fields are home of the New City Little League, parents take their children to play on our state-of-the-art playground, and the basketball courts are always packed with residents playing pick-up games. The old […]

Carlucci’s Column: Helping Seniors Access Critical Services

Carlucci’s Column: Helping Seniors Access Critical Services

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI It has always been my mission to help seniors by making sure they are aware of services and programs, which could improve their quality of life. This is why I annually work with Rockland Community College to host a Senior Fair at the Eugene Levy Fieldhouse in Suffern. This year marks our 7th […]

Ombudsman Alert: Why A Pre-Verbal Child Can Be Smarter Than A Computer!

Ombudsman Alert: Why A Pre-Verbal Child Can Be Smarter Than A Computer!

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman …..BREAKING NEWS FROM MIT….. Your humble author of the Ombudsman Alert, who taught Mathematics at MIT during 1957-60, was honored  to also be a junior member of a research team in the emerging science of Artificial Intelligence established in those years by MIT Professors John McCarthy and Marvin Minsky, currently […]

US vs. CHINA: Whose Trade War Is It Anyway?

US vs. CHINA: Whose Trade War Is It Anyway?

BY MICHAEL STUMO After the US Trade Representative recently announced tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods, I was asked whether I would admit that the US is now in a trade war. China started the trade war in 1994 with currency devaluation and state-directed capitalism. Then got better at it. 16% growth per […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Back in Black”

County Executive’s Corner: “Back in Black”

By County Executive Day To quote the AC/DC song of the same name, “I’ve been too long I’m glad to be back.” For the first time since 2006, Rockland has an unassigned positive fund balance in its general fund (a surplus). Almost $6.3 million to be exact. While that may not sound like a whole […]

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