New Healthcare Regulations Focus On Preventing Sharps-Related Injuries

New Healthcare Regulations Focus On Preventing Sharps-Related Injuries

By improving recycling regulations in the healthcare industry, officials working with the Department of Natural Resources hope to decrease accidental injuries. “I think a part of the problem is there’s not enough education on what is and what is not recyclable,” said Jim Short of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Waste and […]

Tennessee Highway Patrol Making Distracted Driving Epidemic a Top Priority

Tennessee Highway Patrol Making Distracted Driving Epidemic a Top Priority

During 2014, distracted driving accounted for 10% of all vehicle-related fatalities in the United States. In Shelby County, Tennessee, alone, distracted driving has reached record highs: leading to more than 5,000 vehicle accidents this year. Tennessee Highway Patrol has come up with two new ways of hopefully preventing the onslaught of distracted driving, which directly […]

President Trump, For All America

ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES STAFF EDITORIAL New York businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump has shocked the world and maybe even himself, winning the 2016 presidential election Tuesday night. After a long, contentious race, Trump changed his tone in victory from rhetorical bomb thrower to peacemaker, telling the country that he intends to be the president […]

Trump Rally Today in Tappan NY

Trump Rally Today in Tappan NY

TAPPAN – Grassroots Trump activist Elisa Leone has organized a Rockland/Bergen County voter rally for Donald Trump for the second consecutive weekend. A rally at Rhode’s North Tavern in Sloatsburg last week attracted a throng of about 500 people, with 100 or so riding in on motorcycles. This week it’s Giulios Restaurant in Tappan hosting Trump enthusiasts […]

Glass Pumpkin Patch Craze Continues to Grow This Fall

Glass Pumpkin Patch Craze Continues to Grow This Fall

If taking a ride to the patch to pick out a pumpkin to carve was never your thing, you might be interested to know that there’s a nationwide squash trend that continues to grow: glass pumpkin patches. Though glass-blown pumpkin patches have existed for decades, it’s a tradition that’s catching on across the country. Glassblowing […]

HELLMAN SEEKING CONSERVANCY STATUS FOR CAMP BULLOWA

HELLMAN SEEKING CONSERVANCY STATUS FOR CAMP BULLOWA

Leaders of the Hudson Valley Boy Scout Council are considering turning Camp Bullowa in Stony Point into a nature conservancy A battle for control of the $3.8 million Camp Bullowa Trust Fund continues in New York Supreme Court. The case pits the owners of Camp Bullowa (the Hudson Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America) vs. three […]