OMBUDSMAN’S ALERT: Auto Headlights Must Leave the Dark Ages!!

Safety Experts Claim That Poor Illumination Is Responsible For The Increasing Number Of Highway Deaths Especially Among Pedestrians BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman In Europe as well as Japan, automakers have introduced head lamps that automatically adjust to incoming traffic to reduce glare and help drivers see better;however, in the United States outdated federal rules […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Tragic Day at the Mall

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Tragic Day at the Mall

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN Supervisor, Town of Clarkstown The Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack welcomes 21 million visitors each year, attracting both Clarkstown residents as well as shoppers from across the region. It’s one of the biggest malls in the nation and a major shopping and tourist hub for Clarkstown, Rockland and the metropolitan area. […]

Assemblyman Skoufis’ Mandate Relief Bill Passes Full Legislature

Assemblyman Skoufis’ Mandate Relief Bill Passes Full Legislature

PRESS RELEASE FROM ASSEMBLYMAN SKOUFIS Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that the Assembly and Senate both passed legislation he authored to provide mandate relief to taxpayers by streamlining local assessor and tax collector offices. “This measure, which I’ve spent four legislative sessions working to pass, will provide much-needed mandate relief to our communities,” Skoufis said. […]

WARD VOTING BILL PASSES SENATE

WARD VOTING BILL PASSES SENATE

PRESS RELEASE FROM SEN. LARKIN Senator Bill Larkin (R-C-I, 39th District) passed legislation that would permit union free and central school districts to establish school election wards. This legislation will restrict the election of candidates to the board of education to the particular election district where those candidates and the voters for that district reside. “This […]

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