End the Statute of Limitations on Sex Crimes Against Children

End the Statute of Limitations on Sex Crimes Against Children

BY DIANE DIMOND Former Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert cut a pitiful figure this week as he left federal prison in Minnesota and his wheelchair got stuck on a bump in the sidewalk. His wife, fumbling at his side to manage his aluminum walker and other items, wasn’t immediately able to help him […]

Earl: Support NYC Subway Rescue Plan So Riders Can Get To Work

Earl: Support NYC Subway Rescue Plan So Riders Can Get To Work

More Than 6,400 Rockland Residents Use Public Transportation For NYC Commute Daily, Including Subway System   New City, NY (July 26, 2017) – Rockland County Legislature Chairman Toney L. Earl is calling for action when it comes to addressing the ongoing MTA subway delays and service interruptions in New York City. “It is past time for […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Makes it to the Big Leagues

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Makes it to the Big Leagues

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN, SUPERVISOR, TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN Sports have always played an important role in my life. Growing up in a big family, there were lots of people around to play all kinds of sports. I enjoyed watching my favorite teams too, especially the New York Yankees. In fact, in my office in Town Hall […]

Business Community Comes to Grips with Opioid Crisis

Business Community Comes to Grips with Opioid Crisis

BY KATHY KAHN The Rockland Business Association on July 20 devoted its meeting at the Pearl River Hilton to the rampant abuse of prescription drugs and street drugs going on in schools, homes and the workplace. “At a recent meeting with other NYS Chambers of Commerce, I was advised there were no formal programs regarding […]

POURHOUSE IN NYACK LIQUOR SUSPENSION CONTINUES

POURHOUSE IN NYACK LIQUOR SUSPENSION CONTINUES

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY The Pour House in Nyack may have poured its last alcoholic drink according to State Liquor Authority (SLA). On Wednesday, July 19, the first SLA administrative court hearing was held for allegations that 16 underage patrons bought and drank alcohol in the Nyack establishment on Friday, June 30. While the Pour House […]