Rockland peers into the opioid abyss

Rockland peers into the opioid abyss

January 25 seminar brings community leaders, health experts and addicts together OP-ED BY OLEG KHAGHANI In Rockland County there were 35 deaths from an Opioid overdose in 2016, which is an 875 percent increase in the last decade according to statistics kept by the NY State Department of Health, and these numbers continue to climb […]

Rebuilding U.S. Infrastructure Will Require Better Access to Minerals and Metals

Rebuilding U.S. Infrastructure Will Require Better Access to Minerals and Metals

For a White House often accused of being divisive, President Trump may yet bring warring parties together on a major initiative that few voters will oppose. In his ‘State of the Union’ address last month, the president declared a major priority of his administration will be the rebuilding of America’s crumbling infrastructure. Offering free ice […]

Explore New York Spending and Taxes with Budget App

Explore New York Spending and Taxes with Budget App

The Empire Center’s unique online “Explore Your State Budget” app has been updated to reflect data in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed Executive Budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which begins April 1. The database of New York state budget information at SeeThroughNY.net includes actual results, estimates and projections for major spending and tax categories from […]

Dave’s Dialogue: New York Needs Voting Reform

Dave’s Dialogue: New York Needs Voting Reform

A column by State Senator David Carlucci Voting gives people the right to choose who leads them. It is a right people long fought for through protests and marches. Some were arrested, and some sadly died fighting for voting equality. Today voter turnout in New York is continually low, and we have to take a […]

2018 STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS

2018 STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS

Delivered by Rockland County Executive Ed Day,  February 6, 2018 to the full assembly of the County Legislature Ladies and gentlemen, that video shows just part of what Rockland County is all about. Good evening, Rockland. Greetings to the Chairman, Toney Earl, members of the Legislature, community and business leaders, county department heads, employees and citizens […]