Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Why I am Voting “No” for the Constitutional Convention

Op-Ed by Tom DePrisco  NYS law mandates voters be asked every twenty years, or at other times, if they would like a Constitutional Convention. We will be asked this question on Election Day 2017. Any part of our constitution could be changed as a result of a Constitutional Convention. Previously, state legislators have successfully proposed […]

Thom Kleiner, Candidate for Orangetown Supervisor (Democratic, Green, Independence, Working Families, Women’s Equality, Orangetown First)

Thom Kleiner, Candidate for Orangetown Supervisor (Democratic, Green, Independence, Working Families, Women’s Equality, Orangetown First)

BIO I served as Orangetown Supervisor previously (1996-2009), inheriting a town government plagued by cronyism and fiscal mismanagement. I implemented a merit hiring system and restored fiscal transparency to town government. Orangetown improved its bond rating and we achieved lower aggregate tax increases than any other town in Rockland. Before becoming Supervisor, I worked in […]

Candidates for NYS Supreme Court

Candidates for NYS Supreme Court

Linda Murray, Candidate for NYS Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District (Republican, Independence, Conservative) During the past 20 years I have served as a Queens County Prosecutor, Trial Attorney, Municipal Attorney, and attorney in private practice. Currently, I am the Principal Court Attorney in Dutchess County’s busiest Court. Rated “Highly Qualified” by the Dutchess County Bar […]

CANDIDATES PROFILE — TOWN OF RAMAPO SUPERVISOR — SPECHT vs WEBER

CANDIDATES PROFILE — TOWN OF RAMAPO SUPERVISOR — SPECHT vs WEBER

Michael Specht, Candidate for Ramapo Supervisor (Democratic Party) BIO I’ve lived and raised my family in Suffern for almost 25 years. A former prosecutor, I began my legal career in 1990 trying cases for the Rockland County District Attorney’s office. I now run a Nanuet-based firm that represents small businesses, families, and individuals. I have […]

Town of Ramapo Highway super race

Town of Ramapo Highway super race

Robert Romanowski, Candidate for Superintendent of Highways, Town of Ramapo (Republican, Green, Reform) BIO  After a number of years of observing the deteriorating conditions in the Town of Ramapo in quality of life issues such as zoning, over-development, over stressed infrastructure and litter he decided not to stand by and watch what was happening, but to […]

New Direction for Ramapo candidates endorsed by Curtis Sliwa at Rally for Reform

New Direction for Ramapo candidates endorsed by Curtis Sliwa at Rally for Reform

PRESS RELEASE Montebello Community Center, 350 Haverstraw Rd, Suffern, tonight (October 31) at 7:30 p.m., after the kids are done trick-or-treating, all residents of Ramapo are invited to join New Direction for Ramapo candidates for an evening with Curtis Sliwa. New Direction for Ramapo coalition candidates Bill Weber (for Supervisor) and Shani Bechhofer (for Town Council) […]

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