New York City, Big Business’s Ex-Mecca

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE It used to be that in order to really make it, any big business had to have a presence in New York City. The city attitude became so arrogant that at one time, New York City actually threatened to secede from the state. Too bad it didn’t happen. It would […]


Op-ed: The Tappan Zee Bridge and the Scaffold Law Thomas B. Stebbins Executive Director Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York It’s going to cost at least $5 billion to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. That’s a fact. But what’s also a fact is that it could cost about $3.8 billion if the New York State […]

DOJ Continues Frivolous Prosecution of Pro-Life American

Press Release from Liberty Cousel After being thrown out of federal court and chastised for filing a case with no evidence, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has now filed an appeal in Holder v Pine, its longstanding political prosecution of a pro-life American. Holder had unsuccessfully sought thousands of dollars in fines against Susan Pine, […]

America’s Newest ‘Most Wanted’ List

BY DIANE DIMOND In the unlikely event they make a movie of my life story, a good place for the opening scene would be the post office in Albuquerque, N.M., where my mother used to take me as a child. Scene one, act one would be me making a beeline to the bulletin board displaying […]

Reconnecting Rockland: “Back to Our Roots, Part 2”

Reconnecting Rockland: “Back to Our Roots, Part 2”

A forward thinking (and backward looking) monthly column on zoning, planning, and development by Jared Rodriguez, a Stony Point native and recent NYU grad schooled in civil engineering, architecture, and real estate development. Last month I discussed the world that my grandparents and great-grandparents left behind. All that survives of it are our old downtowns, […]