County Executive’s Corner: Making Rockland Work Again

County Executive’s Corner: Making Rockland Work Again

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Three years ago when I was running for office, I described my goals for Rockland as a three-legged stool. Our core priories were and – still are – stabilizing Rockland’s finances, preserving our quality of life and, critically, making Rockland work again. When I became County Executive, the unemployment […]

Chase Gets OK for Orangeburg Data Center

Chase Gets OK for Orangeburg Data Center

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES Orangetown’s Town Board gave a unanimous tentative approval Tuesday for JPMorgan Chase Bank to begin construction of the firm’s new multi-million dollar data storage bank in Orangeburg. Chase is in the process of purchasing 61 acres of the former Rockland Psychiatric Center campus in Orangeburg from the […]

Crime Reports 3/15-3/22

Crime Reports 3/15-3/22

Stony Point Cocaine Arrest in Stony Point Cassandra Arias, 27-year-old from Haverstraw, was arrested with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance on March5. Arias was stopped for a motor vehicle violation and was found with a quantity of cocaine. She was processed and released but will appear in court on April 2 […]

BRABENEC ANNOUNCES UPCOMING SATELLITE OFFICE HOURS AT SLOATSBURG VILLAGE HALL

BRABENEC ANNOUNCES UPCOMING SATELLITE OFFICE HOURS AT SLOATSBURG VILLAGE HALL

Assemblyman Karl Brabenec (R,TCN-Deerpark) on Wednesday announced that he will be holding the next round of monthly satellite office hours at the Sloatsburg Village Hall on Tuesday, March 28 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. The event will allow local residents the opportunity to ask questions and offer input regarding any state issues. Sloatsburg Village Hall is located at 96 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, […]

BRiDGES Marks 30 Years

BRiDGES Marks 30 Years

PRESS RELEASE– Thirty years ago BRiDGES was founded to give a voice to people with disabilities living in Rockland County.  BRiDGES, which stands for Building Relationships – Investing in Diversity – Genuinely Empowering Self, provides extensive services based upon a philosophy of Independent Living that respects each person’s right to make autonomous decisions regarding every aspect of […]

Assisted living group says increasing costs threaten seniors

Assisted living group says increasing costs threaten seniors

PRESS RELEASE ESAAL A number of New York’s adult care facilities (ACFs), commonly known as assisted living residences, may face closure if the state fails to authorize an increase in Supplemental Security Income (SSI) rate, a state advocacy group claims. Up to 12,000 seniors can face an uncertain future if the SSI does not see […]