By County Executive Ed Day My administration recognizes the importance of improving our mass transit infrastructure. An area where unfortunately Rockland has been behind the eight ball for many years. However, we are making progress, in August 2017 the County’s Tappan Zee Express launched its first-ever Sunday service schedule. Along with a revised, expanded Saturday schedule. The […]
To the Editor, Magnificent, utterly magnificent! I am thrilled beyond words to read your article mentioning my birthday. You describe me in such glowing terms it brings a blush to my cheeks! “Local socialite,” my word! Anyone who might be around as I get into my car, and hear the creaks of my joints as […]
BY DIANE DIMOND Think of all the groundbreaking scientific developments that have helped in the fight against crime: fingerprinting, blood testing and DNA profiling, to name just three. It is way past time for another major advancement. This one must be laser-focused on the digital world in which we all exist. And it must be […]
By Supervisor George Hoehmann I’m a fan of classic movies from the golden age of Hollywood. One of my sleeper favorites is from 1943 entitled “George Washington Slept Here,” and stars the late great comedian Jack Benny and Anne Sheridan. It’s a clever comedy about a New York couple that buys an old, dilapidated house […]
BY DIANE DIMOND Have you ever watched that recurring ABC evening-news segment called “Made in America”? It highlights small businesses that provide lots of jobs and make competitively priced products designed to reduce our appetite for cheap foreign-made goods. It stirs my patriotic juices every time I see it, and it makes me wonder what […]
OMBUDSMAN-ALERT: Congress Must Restore Complete State and Local Tax Deductions From The Federal Income Tax!
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Starting today, February 22, 2018, this writer has launched a program in the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to demand that senators and congresspersons representing these states support legislation he restore the right of tax payers to itemize and deduct their high state and local taxes (SALT) on their […]