The FDA’s Closer to Zero Plan Is Ineffective, Lengthy, and Causing an Imminent Health Crisis

Opinion By: Jonathan Sharp On February 4, 2021, the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy made public the results of a report concerning the presence of heavy metals in infant and toddler food. What prompted the investigation was a previous study conducted by the non-profit organization Healthy Babies Bright Futures, whose results showed that up […]

Cupon’s Column: What is it and Why Is It Catching on in Rockland and Beyond?

Cupon’s Column: What is it and Why Is It Catching on in Rockland and Beyond?

CUPON is the acronym for Citizens United to Protect Our Neighborhoods. CUPON is an all-volunteer, non-political, nonprofit grassroots organization. The mission of CUPON is: • Ensure local elected governing bodies and their Land Use board members’ decisions safeguard the health and safety of all our citizens and first responders; • Ensure that Land Use laws […]

County Legislature Honors Contributions Of Local Residents As Part Of National Nurses’ Week Celebration

County Legislature Honors Contributions Of Local Residents As Part Of National Nurses’ Week Celebration

The Rockland County Legislature is celebrating National Nurses Week by recognizing the contributions of three local residents who have long worked as nurses and have also spent hours volunteering to better the community.  Legislator Aney Paul, who holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice and has been a nurse for more than 30 years, presented Distinguished […]

Dominican College Displays Medal of Honor

Dominican College  Displays Medal of Honor

It is uncommon for a Congressional Medal of Honor to travel. Institutions that are in possessions of Medals of Honor (MOHs) rarely if ever part with them, due to their rarity and the esteem that they are held, and the sale of an MOH is forbidden by federal law. As such, once they part with […]

FLIP Circus is bringing a brand-new entertainment experience to The Shops at Nanuet from May 6 – 16

FLIP Circus is bringing a brand-new entertainment experience to The Shops at Nanuet from May 6 – 16

Announcing the debut of FLIP Circus, an entirely new family entertainment experience created by the Vazquez family which celebrates the great American circus tradition.  Taking place inside its distinctive red and white-striped big top tent, FLIP Circus brings families and friends together for an new show highlighting the enduring human spirit. The shows debut national […]

“Reviving and Rebuilding Rockland”

“Reviving and Rebuilding Rockland”

By County Executive Ed Day Here in County Government, we are always working to improve the lives of everyone who calls Rockland home. This month I am proud to announce two more grant programs that will utilize $7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to do just that supporting small businesses and urban […]

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