Clarkstown Taxpayer Group Member Says PBA Contract Process was “Corrupt”

Once again political corruption has reared its ugly head in the kingdom of Clarkstown. Our king and his clones, Supervisor Gromack and the board, continue to undermine and violate the open meetings law, adding numerous resolutions to the agenda at the last minute intending to purposely hide their unethical behavior from public scrutiny. One of […]

Miele’s Musings, May 24, 2012: Honoring Our Patriot’s Sacrifices

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE Every year, I find the Memorial Day parade more breathtaking. Sober-faced seniors and younger veterans march proudly in honor of the fallen. You can clearly imagine the memories that take them back to fighting alongside the departed companions left behind. The children, whose parents have cared enough to teach them […]

This is What Happens In a One Party System

BY ANTHONY MELE Rockland County’s credit rating was recently downgraded again to one degree above Junk Bonds. In other words, our credit rating is near worthless. Rockland County could not walk into a car dealership and buy a car or put a Pea Coat in Macy’s on lay-away till next Christmas. The people who were […]

Where’s the Shame?

RCT Staff Editorial There have been far too few sweating brows and not nearly enough hypertensive outbursts in the halls of New City in the last few years. That’s an odd comment you might think, but the point is, the county has been dying a slow fiscal death for going on at least three years […]

Faith in America Redux

BY DIANE DIMOND Sometimes a columnist writes something that grabs people by the throat. I guess I accomplished that last week when I wrote about a recent article I had read called, “In Nothing We Trust.” It hit me smack between the eyes that I don’t have much faith in any of our public institutions […]

Letters: Rockland County Republicans – A Call to Action

Dear Editor, 2012 is a unique opportunity for ALL Rockland County Registered Republicans who are unhappy, frustrated, disappointed and disgusted by the last 30 years of the lack of leadership and ineffectiveness of the county’s Republican party. All county Republican Committeeman/person seats are up for ‘election’ this year – over 500 openings! Before you say […]