DIMOND: When Parents Are in Prison, So Are Their Children

DIMOND: When Parents Are in Prison, So Are Their Children

BY DIANE DIMOND Women and children: two segments of the population we cherish and try to protect. But, sadly, not if the woman is in the prison system. Now, don’t think for a minute that I’m soft on women who commit crimes, because I’m not. But generational incarceration is a real thing, and we are […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: U.S. SENATE GREATLY IMPROVES DRIVERLESS VEHICLES BILL

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: U.S. SENATE GREATLY IMPROVES DRIVERLESS VEHICLES BILL

Critical safety and consumer improvements resulted from the Oct. 3 national conference call of consumer advocates, which included Ombudsman Alert BY LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Ombudsman Alert’s last article, published on Oct. 12, described the emergency national conference call by a coalition of leading safety and consumer advocates, which called on the US Senate Commerce Committee […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Will Never Be Ramapo

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Will Never Be Ramapo

BY SUPERVISOR GEORGE HOEHMANN One of my first priorities as supervisor was to step up the enforcement of our town code to protect our quality of life in Clarkstown and protect our first responders. Last year, I created a new code compliance unit, which consists of Deputy Town Attorney, Leslie Kahn, a veteran prosecutor, and […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: VA Spending on Postage

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: VA Spending on Postage

To the Editor, Approval rating for the House of Representatives is in the teens, so I guess a House Sub-Committee rating would be lower? I’ve heard it said that Congress couldn’t find its gluteus maximus with both hands, but the VA makes mistakes so big, even Congress can’t miss them. Here’s one:  in 2016 the […]

Russian Attempts at American Mind Control Continue

Russian Attempts at American Mind Control Continue

BY DIANE DIMOND It is high time we accept the fact that the Russian government is engaged in a massive propaganda campaign aimed at getting Americans to fight with one another. It’s been going on for a long time. You might have thought the Russians would back off their social-media misinformation campaign after their attempts […]

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