County Executive’s Corner: Lights off at the Sain Building

County Executive’s Corner: Lights off at the Sain Building

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day It’s especially fitting that as my first term as County Executive comes to an end and I plan for the second, we are getting ready to turn the lights off at the Sain Building. It’s fitting because the Sain Building represents both the difficulties of our past and the […]

DONNELLAN: Still no secretary of the Army for Trump admin

DONNELLAN: Still no secretary of the Army for Trump admin

To the Editor, This administration is a year-old and still we have no secretary of the Army. Congress blames the president — the president blames Congress.  They’re both acting like little kids in the schoolyard fighting over something stupid. While they roll around in the dirt our Army is being seriously weakened. Further, that neither […]

A Pause in the Sex Talk, Please

A Pause in the Sex Talk, Please

BY DIANE DIMOND Americans have been left breathless with all the talk of sexual improprieties over the last few months: sexual harassment, sex acts with underage kids, sexual assault and even rape. Allegations, admissions, apologies and confusion reign. Let’s take a collective deep breath and reflect for a moment. What are we to make of […]

The Myth of Veterans and Crime

The Myth of Veterans and Crime

BY DIANE DIMOND As Veterans Day 2017 is fresh in mind, let’s do more than just thank military members for their service. Let’s all do our part to erase some of the persistent myths about our returning veterans. First, military training and exposure to combat does not create the wacko battle-scarred solider so often depicted […]

SESSIONS’ LACK OF MEMORY CONCERNS NYACK MAN

SESSIONS’ LACK OF MEMORY CONCERNS NYACK MAN

To the Editor, After watching Jeff “I don’t recall” Sessions’ testimony recently, the company that promotes the herbal supplement ginkgo biloba as a memory enhancer should reach out to him as a “before” test subject for its product. His memory seems to be refreshed only after investigative reporters uncover information which repudiates his prior statements […]