Letter to Editor: In Defense of Bongiorno

Letter to Editor: In Defense of Bongiorno

Dear Editor, My opponent opted to exercise his right to challenge my petitions, first with the Board of Elections and then to file in Supreme Court. There were 70 specific objections filed against the 150 signatures collected for the Independence line and 13 for the Working Families. I needed 125 and 11 respectively to appear […]

Letter to Editor: Help Us – the Taxpayers First, Before Yourselves

Dear Editor, Rockland County is in dire straits financially, because of years of poor planning and bad budget practices. Over the past several months the county has passed costs along to the five towns. The new costs include charging to hold our town and village elections, and charging for students who go to SUNY schools […]

Good Luck, Rockland County

Good Luck, Rockland County

Legendary publisher of the Rockland County Times Armand Miele retires his longtime column “Miele’s Musing.” Read the final “Miele’s Musing” BY ARMAND MIELE When I became involved with the Rockland County Times in the 1990s, I was an old man. I was born during the Depression in a poor neighborhood, saw my brothers drafted into […]

The Dumbest Controversy in the History of the United States

Chik-Fil-A non-controversy controversy reveals a nation going downhill fast…but there’s hope! EDITORIAL BY DYLAN SKRILOFF   A vicious backlash has ensued against Dan Cathy, the born-again Christian CEO of national fast-food chain Chik-Fil-A, after he reaffirmed his long held position that he opposes laws which redefine marriage. Mr. Cathy gives generously to the movement to […]

The Green Future

The Green Future

BY DREW JOHNSON (Republished with permission) Environmental activists regularly scare Americans about our domestic energy resources — and urge us to abandon development of them. Witness the various efforts to stop hydraulic fracturing, offshore and onshore drilling, and the like. What life would look like in this new green world, though, rarely gets coverage. Considering […]

Letter to the Editor: What a Bargain?

Dear Editor, Just about everyone has become familiar with the popular TV commercial featuring duplicate cars having the same damages. However, the insurance premium difference makes it worth switching coverage to another company. This is similar to two different sentences recently reported from Rockland County Supreme Court for child sexual abuse. Both accused pleaded guilty. […]