County Executive’s Corner: “Be Prepared”

County Executive’s Corner: “Be Prepared”

By County Executive Ed Day Last week we activated Rockland County’s Emergency Operations Center in Pomona, thankfully not for an actual emergency but for an Indian Point disaster drill. Rockland was one of four counties that practiced emergency responses in case an incident ever happened at the Indian Point nuclear power plant located just across […]

Saving John Green

Saving John Green

# “A house divided against itself cannot stand” – Abe Lincoln (citing a well-known Bible passage) # BY TINA TRASTER Lincoln’s words ring true for the John Green Preservation Coalition, the nonprofit that rescued the historic 1819 sandstone house in Nyack from the brink of ruin. During the last four years, the group listed the […]

READER SEES TRUMP AS BIG BROTHER

READER SEES TRUMP AS BIG BROTHER

To the Editor, Remember when, after losing the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by over 3 million votes, Trump claimed that it was because of all the fraudulent votes that were cast? And remember when he directed Mike Pence to form a task force to investigate his outlandish claim? And remember when that task force […]

County Executive’s Corner “Shared and Improved Services”

County Executive’s Corner “Shared and Improved Services”

By County Executive Ed Day Last week I stood with Democrats and Republicans, Town Supervisors, Village Mayors, School District personnel and members of the Fire Services to unveil the Draft 2018 Shared Services Initiative Plan. The current draft of the Plan would save the County of Rockland and these entities an estimated $9,161,430 in 2019 […]

Probable Fraud Involving Rockland County Conservative Party Committee Petitions

Probable Fraud Involving Rockland County Conservative Party Committee Petitions

38 out of 44 petitions filed with the Rockland County Board of Elections on July 16 contain errors that should render them invalid. Although provided with evidence that would invalidate all 38 petitions, both Board of Elections Commissioners stated that petitions are presumed valid unless a General Objection form is filed from registered voters in […]