Congers Civic Group Meets December 8

Holiday partying on the agenda along with serious items The Congers Civic Association will hold its final meeting of the year December 8 at 8 p.m. at the Congers Veterans Memorial Association building at 66 Lake Road. The association, one of the largest and most active in Rockland County, holds general membership and public meetings four […]

Senator Carlucci Introduces “Common Sense Legislation” to Stop Insurance Fraud

Senator Carlucci Introduces “Common Sense Legislation” to Stop Insurance Fraud

Senator Carlucci Introduces “Common Sense Legislation” to Stop Insurance Fraud BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM State Senator David Carlucci ran his campaign in 2010 on the platform he’d make common sense governmental and ethics reforms and fight fraud in the state’s systems. On Monday he announced that he’s now made combatting auto insurance fraud part of […]

CALHOUN AND CARLUCCI TO HAVE PUBLIC HOURS IN STONY POINT NEXT WEEK

Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun (R, C, I – Blooming Grove) and Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland) will hold District Office hours at the Stony Point Town Hall, located at 74 E. Main St., on the third Thursday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. During these hours you also may call (845) 786-2716 to receive assistance. […]

DINAPOLI RELEASES FINAL ROCKLAND COUNTY AUDIT

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a press release this morning to all New York media outlets regarding an audit of Rockland County. Read below: POOR BUDGET PRACTICES HURTING ROCKLAND COUNTY County Has Incurred Large Debt and General Fund Deficit Budgeting practices by Rockland County have left it with an accumulated deficit of more than […]

TAXES, TAXES, READ ALL ABOUT IT

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Are you paying enough in county taxes? Sales tax? Property tax? Mortgage tax? Do you think the county would charge you enough tax if you sold your house? Hopefully you feel like you are underpaying, because Rockland is about to be walloped by a flurry of new taxes. Rockland County government will […]

THIRTY PERCENT!! (AND THEN SOME)

Rockland County government will be vastly increasing its tax collection in 2012, as the Budget and Finance committee convened on Monday night to approve a 30 percent county property tax increase, as well as a 1/4 percent increase in the county portion of the sales tax, and new taxes on hotel/motel occupancy and real estate […]