OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Science Fair in Danger!

How can we help guarantee the continued success of Rockland County S/I/T Science Fair? BY DR. LOU ALPERT The Science, Invention and Technology Exhibition (S/I/T fair) began in 1986 and is the only Rockland county-wide science fair. It hosts approximately 350 students in grades 5 through 12 each year. The S/I/T Exhibition seeks to foster […]

Lauren’s Law Officially Extended Another 4 Years

PRESS RELEASE FROM SEN. DAVID CARLUCCI New City, NYSenator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) announced last week that Governor Cuomo signed his bill to extend Lauren’s Law for another four years. Lauren’s Law, which was originally passed in 2012, has significantly increased the number of eligible organ donors in New York State and saved countless lives. The […]

Legislators Request Details About Sain Building Conditions

BY VICTORIA TANNER County legislators continued to discuss aspects of the Sain Building, particularly a bond for renovating facilities at the health complex to move county employees, during Tuesday night’s Planning and Public Works committee meeting. The final item on the committee’s agenda was to pass a bond resolution amending a previous one that was […]

VOICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY

RCC: Education With A Vision By Legislator Phil Soskin (D- Monsey) Rockland County Legislature I am very fortunate to have SUNY Rockland Community College in my legislative district, and we are all fortunate to have the college in our County. With a national shift toward the value and benefits of community colleges, RCC beckons as […]

DON’T TREAD ON TRUMP: It’s Official, Repubs give Trump the nod

DON’T TREAD ON TRUMP: It’s Official, Repubs give Trump the nod

BY KATHY KAHN Where are his tax returns? Do Americans really want him for the next President of the United States?  Can he “Make America Great Again?” Whether Trump’s name is on a building, a golf course or on the cover of a magazine, the Boomer billionaire is a businessman, entrepreneur, spouse (a few times) […]

A Statement by NYS Association of Counties Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario on the Property Tax Cap Announcement

Counties remain concerned about the state and regional economy and its impact on our ability to serve in our communities. Today, NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli reported that local property tax revenues will be capped at 0.6 percent over last year, based on low inflation. This announcement comes after the State Department of Taxation and […]

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