Legislature reviews 2018 budget

Legislature reviews 2018 budget

BY JOE KUHN The Rockland County Legislature convened last Tuesday to review the county’s Capital Project Budget for the fiscal year 2018 and approve the purchase of supplies and materials necessary for the operations of various government departments. The meeting began quickly as the Legislature breezed through a number of smaller budgetary matters including the […]

Fighting the walking dead wood

Fighting the walking dead wood

Skoufis sets out against zombie poles Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) has launched an effort to wipe zombies from our midst; zombie utility poles that is. Referring to poles no longer in use, the zombies are eyesores and can become dangerous if their conditions degrade, Skoufis said. The lawmaker wants public utilities to get out and […]

YOU’RE INVITED: Andy Stewart’s Send-Off Party

YOU’RE INVITED: Andy Stewart’s Send-Off Party

Orangetown residents are invited to join town employees in wishing Supervisor Andy Stewart well in his future endeavors, and to thank him for his service as supervisor of the town. Stewart was a political newcomer when he stormed Town Hall in 2011. Rockland County Times Publisher Dylan Skriloff said, “It is hard to deny the […]

ED DAY 2022: County Executive Day sounds like he will run for governor NEXT time

ED DAY 2022: County Executive Day sounds like he will run for governor NEXT time

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Following Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s election defeat to George Latimer earlier this month the GOP field for governor seemingly opened up. Astorino, the GOP’s 2014 candidate, had been considered the 2018 frontrunner. Another Hudson Valley name bandied about as a potential candidate has been our own Rockland County Executive Ed Day, […]

ORANGETOWN SUPERVISOR RACE DECIDED AFTER ABSENTEE BALLOT CHALLENGE; CHRIS DAY WINS BY 165 VOTES

ORANGETOWN SUPERVISOR RACE DECIDED AFTER ABSENTEE BALLOT CHALLENGE; CHRIS DAY WINS BY 165 VOTES

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Legal challenges of absentee ballots in the Thom Kleiner (D) vs. Chris Day (R) race for town supervisor of Orangetown have been dropped by both sides, and after all absentee ballots have been counted Day upheld his Orangetown Supervisor win by 165 votes, according to sources familiar with the count. Kleiner had initially conceded the race […]

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