County Executive’s Corner: Taking Action Against Hate

County Executive’s Corner: Taking Action Against Hate

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Rockland County is a place of amazing diversity where people of all ethnicities, religions and walks of life live alongside each other, for the most part, in harmony. That’s what makes it all the more disturbing that there has been an uptick in hate crimes aimed at particular groups. […]

WEATHER THIS WEEK: Friday, 6/23 – Thursday, 6/29

Your weekly forecast by Zachary Jacomowitz Hello, Rockland County! I hope that you have had a great week, and once again, congratulations to all of the Classes of 2017! How is the weather looking for the final week of June? Let’s get right to the forecast. On Friday, clouds will increase over our area, but […]

Casey vs. Big Tobacco

Casey vs. Big Tobacco

To the Editor, Although there are measures being taken to reduce smoking throughout New York State, the harmful effects of tobacco use are still threatening to the youth of our community. Many areas and counties have taken restrictions on outdoor smoking, prohibiting the use of tobacco products being sold without proper licensing, and initiating laws […]

Assemblyman Skoufis’ Mandate Relief Bill Passes Full Legislature

Assemblyman Skoufis’ Mandate Relief Bill Passes Full Legislature

PRESS RELEASE FROM ASSEMBLYMAN SKOUFIS Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that the Assembly and Senate both passed legislation he authored to provide mandate relief to taxpayers by streamlining local assessor and tax collector offices. “This measure, which I’ve spent four legislative sessions working to pass, will provide much-needed mandate relief to our communities,” Skoufis said. […]

WARD VOTING BILL PASSES SENATE

WARD VOTING BILL PASSES SENATE

PRESS RELEASE FROM SEN. LARKIN Senator Bill Larkin (R-C-I, 39th District) passed legislation that would permit union free and central school districts to establish school election wards. This legislation will restrict the election of candidates to the board of education to the particular election district where those candidates and the voters for that district reside. “This […]

Mets Stagger but deGrom Stands Tall

Mets Stagger but deGrom Stands Tall

Mets’ ace reemerges but team staggers  BY JOE RINI How rough was the Mets weekend series against the Nationals? Well, let’s put it this way; the series started on Thursday night but the Mets didn’t take a lead until Sunday afternoon, when the Amazins salvaged one game out of four with a 5-1 victory as Jacob deGrom picked up […]