O&R PRESS RELEASE O&R prepares to meet high summer demand for electricity all year long with continued investments in projects that improve electric service reliability and the further development of energy efficiency programs that help customers use less energy, save money and reduce their carbon footprint. To prepare for this summer’s peak demands for electricity, O&R […]

Rockland Independent Living Center Announces New Initiative

Rockland Independent Living Center Announces New Initiative

PRESS RELEASE On Friday July 22, Rockland Independent Living Center (RILC) celebrated the 26th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act with an event honoring several Rockland County residents. The breakfast, sponsored by M&T Bank and attended by nearly 150 individuals, was hosted for partner organizations and individuals served by RILC. During the […]

$14M renovation of Harriman camp grounds announced

PRESS RELEASE Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced New York State is investing $14 million to revitalize the nation’s first and oldest outdoor summer group camps at Harriman State Parks. Originally constructed in 1913, these 37 outdoor group camp facilities were built to provide children from underserved communities with a place to enjoy and […]

Group Launches Campaign to Boost Clean Water Infrastructure Projects; Deadline Approaching

Advocate coalition urges municipal leaders to apply for clean water infrastructure grant funds PRESS RELEASE A broad-based coalition of advocates for clean water infrastructure are banding together to tap into more than $300 million of state grant funding for wastewater treatment to protect the region’s fragile clean water resources. The region’s waterways provide for recreation, […]

Jaffee Letter to Public Service Commission on Nuclear Industry Subsidies

Latest proposal to give nuclear power plants nearly $8 billion in taxpayer subsidies is “unacceptable, largely out of public view, and in undue haste.” PRESS RELEASE Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) on July 20 sent a letter to the Public Service Commission (PSC) calling the latest proposal to give nuclear power plants nearly $8 billion in […]

County Requests Voluntary Water Conservation

PRESS RELEASE County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert request residents and businesses be vigilant in their efforts to conserve water. Rockland’s water resources have been stressed as a result of below-average rainfall this spring. The total rainfall from March through June was 36% below average, impacting stream flow as […]

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