Unsung Hero: Richard Fernandez, Retired NYPD Sergeant and Community Volunteer

Unsung Hero: Richard Fernandez, Retired NYPD Sergeant and Community Volunteer

By Barry Warner A history of volunteerism has demonstrated Richard Fernandez’s commitment to his community and willingness to work for the betterment of others. Despite being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 20 years ago, Fernandez has never stopped volunteering for his community and has inspired most who come in contact with him as a result. He […]

PUDDIN’ DON’T

PUDDIN’ DON’T

Puddin’ Don’t is a creation of Jake Barlow, inspired by all manner of silliness, like Berkeley Breathed’s Bill the Cat, Chuck Norris Facts, The movie Machete, and the great Marty Feldman. Puddin’ Don’t can be found daily online at www.puddindont.com.

Association of Counties Testifies on Family Court Representation

Association of Counties Testifies on Family Court Representation

The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) today provided testimony to the NYS Unified Court System Commission on Parental Legal Representation. In the testimony, NYSAC Executive Director Stephen Acquario encouraged the State to follow the model from Hurrell-Harring v. State to strengthen its constitutionally-mandated parental representation system. Read the full testimony here. New York […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Something Old is New Again”

County Executive’s Corner: “Something Old is New Again”

By County Executive Ed Day Rockland County government is changing. Since taking office I have refused to stick to the status quo that got us into so much trouble in the past. Reckless budgeting, years of double-digit tax increases and bloated government have all been put behind us. We are rethinking how your government should […]

PREPARING FOR PAROLE: A TRAINING FOR FAMILY MEMBERS

PREPARING FOR PAROLE: A TRAINING FOR FAMILY MEMBERS

Preparing to apply for parole involves a lot of paperwork. Anyone who has a family member or friend who is or will be eligible for parole in New York State is invited to learn what to expect when preparing the application, what written advocacy materials can be submitted to the Board of Parole, and how […]