LETTER TO EDITOR: Kleiner Insults Veterans with Attacks on Day

LETTER TO EDITOR: Kleiner Insults Veterans with Attacks on Day

To the Editor, As a Pearl River resident and Air Force veteran (Operation Enduring Freedom), I’ve continued to read with disgust, both in your pages and on social media, candidate for town supervisor Thom Kleiner and his campaign repeatedly denigrate our military and veterans in their desire to attack decorated Army combat veteran Chris Day. […]

Thank a Reporter

Thank a Reporter

BY DIANE DIMOND The woman’s face was contorted with anger as she thrust a finger at the media scrum covering a campaign event and yelled: “I hate you all! Liars! You should be in prison!” Memory fades. I can’t recall which presidential candidate this woman had turned out to support last year, but I will […]

County Executive’s Corner: Budget Season Challenges

County Executive’s Corner: Budget Season Challenges

  By Rockland County Executive Ed Day We know summer is really over when our kids go back to school and we see yellow buses on the streets of Rockland every morning and afternoon. But for those of us in government, the end of summer signals something else: Budget season. The Rockland County Charter requires […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Remembers September 11

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Remembers September 11

With George Hoehmann Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown Today, across our county, our state and our country, in towns much like our own, people gather to remember September 11, 2001—one of the most terrible days in the history of our country. Sixteen years have passed since that day, but none of us will forget where we […]

THE LEGISLATOR’S LOOPHOLE: Wolfe uses politics to assist judicial campaign

THE LEGISLATOR’S LOOPHOLE: Wolfe uses politics to assist judicial campaign

Most candidates would be disqualified but politicians get away with it STAFF EDITORIAL ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES This year’s Democratic primary for Rockland County Surrogate Court justice has exposed an obscure but real flaw in the rule book that governs New York State judicial campaigns. It is well known that judicial candidates are restricted in their campaign activities because their position […]

County Executive’s Corner: Being Prepared Before Disaster Strikes

County Executive’s Corner: Being Prepared Before Disaster Strikes

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Many of us have been mesmerized over the past week or two by images of swirling clouds and epic floods as our nation took a pounding by back to back hurricanes with a third in the offing. But while hurricanes and other natural disasters inflict suffering and destruction, they […]