O&R Electric Rate Plan Approved

The New York State Public Service Commission approved the new electric rate plan for Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. on Thursday, June 14. The plan will affect O&R electric customers’ bills beginning July 1, 2012. It will increase the typical residential electric full service customer’s bill by roughly $3.06 per month. A typical user on […]

Rockland IDA Helps to Attract Raymour & Flanigan to Montebello

Rockland IDA Helps to Attract Raymour & Flanigan to Montebello

Press Release from IDA Eric Dranoff, chairman of the Rockland County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) announced this week a business development project that will secure more than 300 jobs for Rockland County. With the assistance of the Rockland IDA, family-owned and operated Raymour’s Furniture Company―predecessor of Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, is purchasing and renovating an […]

Carlucci, Jaffee, and Zebrowski introduce debt relief bill for Rockland with strong state comptroller oversight

Assemblymembers Kenneth Zebrowski and Ellen Jaffee along with Senator David Carlucci have introduced a bill (A10707, S7736) that will allow the county to issue up to $80 million in bonds to pay off its deficit for the fiscal years 2010, 2011 and 2012. This bill, the Rockland County Deficit Financing Act will require strict oversight […]

Almost Unprecedented–Heroic Actions of Andrew Kolesar Earn him Sixth Honor

Almost Unprecedented–Heroic Actions of Andrew Kolesar Earn him Sixth Honor

West Haverstraw volunteer named Hudson Valley Firefighter of the Year West Haverstraw volunteer firefighter Andrew Kolesar has been named the Firefighter of the Year by the Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association. It is the sixth time that Kolesar, a former chief of the West Haverstraw Fire Department, has been honored for a rescue January, 2011. […]

First Ever Palisades Fair Opens June 21 – July 4

14 big days of family fun in the parking lots of West Nyack mall The Pyramid Mall/Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY will play host to Rockland County’s newest family entertainment event, the Palisades Fair, June 21 – July 4. The fair will feature spectacular shows free with admission, State Fair amusement rides, delicious fair […]