State Comptroller says Rockland still faces fiscal stress, particularly in Town of Ramapo

State Comptroller says Rockland still faces fiscal stress, particularly in Town of Ramapo

By Kathy Kahn NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, guest speaker at the Rockland Business Assn. May 18 luncheon, praised its Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council’s two members, President of Rockland Community College, Dr. Cliff Wood (retiring June 30) and RBA President/CEO, Al Samuels. With credited courses and apprenticeships/internships geared toward creating a viable education/employment program, theirs […]

County Executive’s Corner: Drawing a Line in the Sand

County Executive’s Corner: Drawing a Line in the Sand

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day For years, much of Rockland has watched in shock as Ramapo, the county’s largest town, has been overrun by out-of-control, often reckless development. High-density housing, illegal schools, businesses without permits all allowed to flourish, all seemingly without regard for any kind of planning. How could such things happen? Wasn’t […]

The County Executive’s Corner: In-Sain Edifice Complex

The County Executive’s Corner: In-Sain Edifice Complex

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day What it all comes down to is parking for five legislators. Yes, that’s what’s standing between a deal that would add $4.51 million to the county’s coffers and an estimated half-million to the town of Clarkstown and its school district. Our Ramapo Democratic delegation would rather spend your money […]

County Executive’s Corner: THE SAIN SPECTACLE

County Executive’s Corner: THE SAIN SPECTACLE

BY ROCKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE ED DAY The gloves are off. Rockland County witnessed a spectacle at this week’s committee meetings of the County Legislature. The topic: the county-owned Sain Building. Lest there be any doubt here is the take-away: The interests of Rockland County taxpayers and the interests of the Ramapo Democratic delegation are not […]

Vladimir Leon Announces Candidacy for Rockland County Exec

Vladimir Leon Announces Candidacy for Rockland County Exec

FROM WRCR He gave it a go in 2013, now Spring Valley’s Vladimir Leon is going to try again. Leon will be announcing his candidacy for Rockland County Executive at a campaign launch event at Finkelstein Library on Friday. He’ll be trying to get on the ballot as a Democrat. Leon will unveil what he’s […]

ED DAY NAMED TO BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL RAOUL WALLENBERG FOUNDATION

ED DAY NAMED TO BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL RAOUL WALLENBERG FOUNDATION

Rockland County Executive Ed Day has been named an honorary member of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation. The international organization develops educational programs and raises awareness about people who displayed the courage to save others during the Holocaust. It is named after Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Jews […]

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