HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Summer Concert Series

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Summer Concert Series

By Supervisor George Hoehmann “If music be the food of love, play on,” Orsino says in Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” It has been a long-standing tradition to keep Clarkstown’s music lovers well fed during the summer months, and this year is no different. I recall packing the kids into the car many summer evenings over at […]

County Executive’s Corner: Fighting Back

County Executive’s Corner: Fighting Back

By County Executive Ed Day This week with the help of Rockland’s Department of Mental Health we announced a new initiative to fight back against the opioid epidemic that has swept across our county, state and nation. Let me be clear, we in county government are doing everything we can think of to combat this […]

Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown Has Lots to Offer this Summer

Hometown Happenings: Clarkstown Has Lots to Offer this Summer

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Summer is in full swing in Clarkstown. We pride ourselves in offering a wide variety of quality programs and events that are great for residents of all ages and family friendly. From concerts, to camps, to special events, pools, and more, we offer it all. First, let’s cover the ways we […]

CITIZENS GROUPS SUPPORT PUSH FOR EARLY VOTING

CITIZENS GROUPS SUPPORT PUSH FOR EARLY VOTING

To the Editor, New York is stuck. Free New York. New York needs voting reform to bring voting procedures into the 21st century. Once we were mostly farmers and stayed in one place. Now we are away from home often for reasons beyond our control–employment, education, child care, care of an ill friend or relative, […]

Carlucci’s Column: Be Prepared

Carlucci’s Column: Be Prepared

BY STATE SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Disaster can strike at any time, and being prepared with the necessary tools could mean the difference between life and death. Across the country every year we see hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, floods, and snowstorms. Weather disasters injure and displace thousands and can even turn deadly. A 2015 survey done by […]