Rockland County Executive’s Corner “Renaissance in Progress”

Rockland County Executive’s Corner “Renaissance in Progress”

By County Executive Ed Day We are making progress. Over the last few weeks, your County Government has taken major strides towards reinvigorating itself and the services we provide for you. Earlier this week I signed four bond resolutions to continue the methodical repurposing and rebuilding of Rockland County’s facilities. The first was an authorization […]

Carlucci’s Column: Fixing cashless tolls driving people into debt

Carlucci’s Column: Fixing cashless tolls driving people into debt

BY STATE SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI As the state moves toward a system of entirely cashless tolling, we have seen its growing pains and its shortcomings. The program’s flaws need to be addressed and need to be fixed now. In Rockland and Westchester Counties, we have witnessed firsthand the results of an aggressively expanded cashless program. […]

Hometown Happenings 4/12/18

Hometown Happenings 4/12/18

 By Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann Thomas Jefferson once stated that “The government closest to the people serves the people best.” That very thought perfectly captures what I observed over the past few months as the Town Board—in consultation with the residents of Clarkstown—discussed and debated a proposed local law related to adopting a […]

Beware the Con in Uniform

Beware the Con in Uniform

BY DIANE DIMOND They blend in to veterans groups and military parades, and usually sport a hat or jacket displaying the logo of a branch of the service. They tell intriguing stories about their military exploits with highly trained and super-secret special operations forces like the Navy SEALs, Green Berets or Army Rangers. Some may let you see […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you to all of our local law enforcement for their professionalism

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you to all of our local law enforcement for their professionalism

To the Editor, Saturday’s planned march over the so-called Cuomo Bridge was absurd to say the least. Thankfully the response by our New York State Police assisted by local departments in Westchester and Rockland maintained law and order without anyone being injured. The recent anti-law enforcement sentiment being put out by the group who organized […]

Is Your Neighbor’s Tesla Costing You Money?

Is Your Neighbor’s Tesla Costing You Money?

By David Rothbard and Craig Rucker It certainly seems like going “Green” is trendy these days. And we hear a lot about the benefits of renewable energy and electric cars. But there may be hidden costs in the pursuit of “clean energy,” and they may affect consumers more than expected. Take California’s new Zero Emissions […]

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