Rockland County Legislature Sets Tax and Rent Rates for 2013, Extends Date for Abolishing Positions

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met for a special assembly on December 27 to approve tax and rent rates for 2013 and set effective dates for the abolition of certain positions, as outlined in the newly-passed 2013 budget. The Legislature approved the levying of tax rates for the county, towns, districts, and other […]


For the Rockland County area, weather forecasters are calling for three to five inches of snow beginning Saturday morning and lasting through Saturday evening or night. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory active from 8 a.m. Saturday morning through 6 a.m. Sunday morning.

What You Don’t Know About the Agenda-Driven Journalists in Your Neighborhood

What You Don’t Know About the Agenda-Driven Journalists in Your Neighborhood

Editors at Journal News taking heat from coast to coast for interactive map listing gun permit holders’ names and addresses. First Amendment protects local publication’s war against second amendment BY DYLAN SKRILOFF In the wake of the Newtown massacre, the bright lights at Gannett’s The Journal News decided it was high time to criminalize ordinary, […]

One House Lost, Effort Switches to Save 2nd

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES  “Teaberry Port” Demolished, Historians Eye Saving Vanderbilt House Historians lost one historic house in Rockland County last week when the 240-year-old “Teaberry Port” was demolished, but they are now turning their attention toward saving the also threatened Vanderbilt House a few blocks away. Both early Dutch sandstone […]

Bernard Carella is All In

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF The son of the late Josephine Carella, longtime town clerk of Haverstraw, told the Rockland County Times he is all in for a run to win his mother’s former seat in 2013. Bernard Carella said he learned a lot from his mother, believes she did an exemplary job as town clerk and […]