Will You Sign the Petition?

Will You Sign the Petition?

By Town of Ramapo Supervisor Michael B. Specht Seven Lakes Drive starts in the Village of Sloatsburg and extends 18 miles through Harriman State Park to Bear Mountain State Park. Countless hikers and cyclists enjoy traveling this beautiful scenic route. Currently, it is impossible to safely and legally travel the entire length by bike or […]

Rounding up the Week’s Legislative Activity in Orangetown

Rounding up the Week’s Legislative Activity in Orangetown

The day-to-day work in town government isn’t always the most exciting to read about, but here in Orangetown we have moved two agenda items forward that are for the betterment of the entire community. Preserving Orangetown for future generations After recently speaking with the Orangetown town arborist, it has come to my attention that the […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Freedom Award”

County Executive’s Corner: “Freedom Award”

By County Executive Ed Day This week we had the honor and privilege of presenting Congers resident Angela Woods with the seventh annual Rockland County Freedom Award for her outstanding service to our nation during her 27 years of service in the United States Army. The importance of awards like this one cannot be overstated. […]

CARLUCCI’S COLUMN: FUNDING FOR PROGRAM TO ALLOW PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO MANAGE THEIR OWN CARE

CARLUCCI’S COLUMN: FUNDING FOR PROGRAM TO ALLOW PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TO MANAGE THEIR OWN CARE

Last week, I stood with Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, nonprofit BRIDGES, advocates, and those with disabilities to stress the importance of fully funding the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP), as its fate hangs in the balance of budget negotiations. CDPAP allows people with disabilities who qualify for Medicaid to manage their own care and live independently. However, with Governor […]

County Executive’s Corner: “We Want a Contract!”

County Executive’s Corner: “We Want a Contract!”

By County Executive Ed Day It’s time to settle. I am actively working with my administrative teams to review the 2019 financials and look for any financial opportunities that may result in potential modest increases on the base and/or lump sum payments to avoid contracts remaining unsettled. I wanted to communicate and ensure transparency regarding […]