Student Loan Debts: A Rising Concern

Student Loan Debts: A Rising Concern

There is a looming plague in the United States: student loans. While the United States President Donald Trump boasts of lower unemployment rates and being the sole reason for the success of the stock market, an inevitable crisis is looming. According to recent data, the aggregate amount of outstanding student loan debt in the United […]

Hometown Happenings

Hometown Happenings

Hometown Happenings Partnering Together to Keep Our Children Safe On the first Anniversary of the tragic Parkland Shooting of February 14, 2018, Chief Ray McCullagh and the Clarkstown Police Department hosted a School Safety Symposium at the Police Department. All the school districts that are located within the Town of Clarkstown were in attendance. The meeting was extremely informative and […]

Airmont Challenger Files Lawsuit to Kick Mayor Off Ballot

Airmont Challenger Files Lawsuit to Kick Mayor Off Ballot

By: Joel Grossbarth A lawsuit has been filed in Rockland County Supreme Court by one of the challengers seeking to unseat the Airmont Village Mayor and two current trustees. Nathan Bubel, a candidate for mayor of Airmont in next month’s elections claims that current Mayor Phil Gigante and Trustees Paul Marchesani and Anthony Valvo’s designating […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Taking Action”

County Executive’s Corner: “Taking Action”

By County Executive Ed Day In 2018 there were a total of 38 drug-related deaths in Rockland County, down from 40 each in 2017 and 2016. This is unacceptable. I recently signed a resolution approving an agreement with Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC to take legal action against the manufacturers of prescription opiates that contributed […]

CARLUCCI’S COLUMN: PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

CARLUCCI’S COLUMN: PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Our environment must be protected for future generations, and currently our federal government is rolling back policies that protect us against climate change and global warming. First, the President pulled the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change mitigation. Further, cuts are being made left and right to funding for the Environmental Protection […]

A Non-competitive Dollar Could Negate President Trump’s Tariffs.

A Non-competitive Dollar Could Negate President Trump’s Tariffs.

By Michael Stumo Despite a lot of handwringing from globalists, President Trump’s tariffs are working. One year after the first tariffs were imposed, US manufacturing employment is up by 261,000 jobs. The US is outperforming all other major economies. And new investments have been announced in key sectors covered by the tariffs, including steelmaking and solar panels. There’s a clear […]

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