County Executive’s Corner: “A Comprehensive Approach”

County Executive’s Corner: “A Comprehensive Approach”

By County Executive Ed Day One of the features of my 2019 Proposed Budget is a renewed focus on the needs of law enforcement and public safety. We are bringing on two new Sheriff’s Patrol Officers to help in the fight against opioid addiction. These Officers will be dedicated to two task forces that deal […]

Hometown Happenings: The Plan to Save Mini Trans

Hometown Happenings: The Plan to Save Mini Trans

By Supervisor George Hoehmann As Clarkstown’s 2019 Tentative Budget was taking shape, we relied upon two guiding principles to lead our way. We wanted it to be Responsible and Realistic, which meant that we had to add a third “R” into the budget equation: Restructuring. One of the key areas that we looked in to was […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Something Old is New Again”

County Executive’s Corner: “Something Old is New Again”

By County Executive Ed Day Rockland County government is changing. Since taking office I have refused to stick to the status quo that got us into so much trouble in the past. Reckless budgeting, years of double-digit tax increases and bloated government have all been put behind us. We are rethinking how your government should […]

Carlucci’s Column: Flu Shot Clinic On Tuesday

Carlucci’s Column: Flu Shot Clinic On Tuesday

Last week I got my flu shot at Montefiore Nyack Hospital, and it’s imperative that residents in Rockland and Westchester County follow suit. Last flu season, health officials said more than 80,000 people died in the winter of 2017-2018, including 180 children and teens. In New York there were 128,252 confirmed cases of flu and […]

Hometown Happenings: The Good Our Young People Do

Hometown Happenings: The Good Our Young People Do

By Supervisor George Hoehmann A couple of weeks ago I was surprised to listen to a speaker talk about the poor state of volunteerism in our community, especially among the young. I could not have disagreed more strongly. This past weekend I had the opportunity to reflect upon the good work that some of our young […]

DIMOND: Due Process in the #MeToo Era

DIMOND: Due Process in the #MeToo Era

The U.S. Constitution guarantees that no American citizen shall “be deprived of life, liberty or property” without being afforded due process of the law. It is one of the bedrocks of our legal system. The 14th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees every person, including those in the country illegally, “equal protection” under the law. And […]

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