Student Loan Debt

Student Loan Debt

To the Editor, If we apply common sense to this issue, it would appear to me if a college graduate is unable to pay back their student loan than under normal circumstances their diploma’s are not worth the paper they are written on. Clearly in this time of crisis [virus] to defer payments on student […]

County Executive’s Corner: “We Are in This Together”

County Executive’s Corner: “We Are in This Together”

By County Executive Ed Day Across our government we are 100% focused on overcoming this crisis and I know that our residents are working just as hard as we are. The number of people who have reached out to help, to volunteer, or to support their neighbors has been simply astounding. First, we are seeing […]

Ombudsman’s Alert – CORONAVIRUS DISCUSSED BY MIT’S PRESIDENT

Ombudsman’s Alert – CORONAVIRUS DISCUSSED BY MIT’S PRESIDENT

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT  Ombudsman As a former MIT instructor and alumnus, I would like to share the current statement of MIT’s president with the thousands of college students and their families who have been adversely affected by the onset of the novel Coronaviris: To the members of the MIT community, Amid the flood of […]

DIMOND: The ‘Managing Anxiety’ Defense

DIMOND: The ‘Managing Anxiety’ Defense

BY DIANE DIMOND Let’s see a show of hands. Who, among readers of this column, has experienced some anxiety in their lives? Ahhh, as I suspected, there are lots of hands in the air. Everyone has had moments of stress, strain and fear to deal with. The trick is how you handle it. Our 42nd […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Growing Strong”

County Executive’s Corner: “Growing Strong”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day I have no doubt that by now you are all well aware of the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) here in Rockland and across our State and Country. Instead of more of the same, I offer you this breath of fresh air and a reminder that there are so many […]

KEEP MEDICINES AND VITAMINS UP, AWAY, AND OUT OF SIGHT

KEEP MEDICINES AND VITAMINS UP, AWAY, AND OUT OF SIGHT

March 15 – 21 is National Poison Prevention Week Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert want to help you keep your children safe from medicines and vitamins that could cause them harm. “More than 60,000 young children end up in emergency rooms each year because they got into […]

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