County Executive’s Corner: “Race to the Top”

County Executive’s Corner: “Race to the Top”

By County Executive Ed Day Shortly after I took office, our assessment rolls hit a low point; just under $35 billion, down $13 billion from their peak in 2008. Big taxpayers like Lovett, Mirant, Novartis and others left the County. But one of the promises I made to you upon my election was this; that […]

Ombudsman Alert: BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO STOP HOT CAR DEATHS

Ombudsman Alert: BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO STOP HOT CAR DEATHS

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Earlier this year, Ombudsman Alert announced the critical problems suffered by children  left unattended in vehicles who often  were victims of heatstroke. This   Ombudsman is most pleased to now announce  that Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chairwoman of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee has joined with […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Immigration is a Kind of Oxygen, a Message from MIT’s president

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Immigration is a Kind of Oxygen, a Message from MIT’s president

By Dr. Louis Alpert This Ombudsman, as an alumnus and former mathematics instructor at MIT, received a most inspiring message from Dr. l.Rafael Reif,current President of MIT. OMBUDSMAN ALERT would like to share this message with all of the readers of the Rockland County Times, and for this reason, has made this message the subject of our current column. This dynamic […]