Meet the (Write-In) Candidate Mark Levy

Meet the (Write-In) Candidate Mark Levy

99th Assembly District (Town of Stony Point and parts of Orange County) BY MARK LEVY Like most people, I am disappointed in the politicians that represent us in Albany and in Washington. They waste taxpayer money and enact unconstitutional laws in an attempt to increase their power, and in doing so limit our lives, our […]

$15 Million More in the Hole

Rockland County budget news gets even worse  BY SARA GILBERT The Rockland County Legislature met Tuesday, July 24 to receive news that despite tax hikes and 100 layoffs, the county is an additional $15 million in debt so far during this budget year, bringing the grand debt total to an estimated $95 million. Acting County Finance Director […]

Person to Watch: Elan Weinberger

Person to Watch: Elan Weinberger

Well-spoken 18-year-old named new chairman of Rockland County Young Republicans BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN In what promises to be a tightly contested election year, the Rockland County Young Republicans have a new man at the helm. Eighteen-year-old Elan Weinberger of New City assumed the role of club chairman on June 27 and wants to get more […]

Miele’s Musing: Use Your Vote! Keep the Politicians Honest!

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE In 1986, Ronald Reagan said, “I’ve always felt the nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’” He understood the growing mistrust that Americans had, at the time, for their government. The Reagan days are gone. Ronald Reagan brought America […]

No National ID!

Local political activist responds to Diane Dimond’s call for national ID EDITORIAL BY JEANINE VECCHIARELLI Last week’s column by Diane Dimond (re: National ID Cards) chilled me to the bone. Yes, we need a better system than we have now, but what Ms. Dimond suggests is truly unnerving. The biggest flaw in Ms. Dimond’s reasoning […]