Carlucci’s Column: Standing Up Against MTA Fare Hike

Carlucci’s Column: Standing Up Against MTA Fare Hike

Rockland riders cannot afford a 2 percent or more increase by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on train fares and tolls. Rockland County is already lacking adequate rail service despite our residents paying $42 million more to the MTA than we receive in services from NJ Transit. Worse, the MTA and NJ Transit won’t offer […]

READER’S LETTER: The Right to Vote, Guaranteed Only for Some

READER’S LETTER: The Right to Vote, Guaranteed Only for Some

To the Editor, In our democracy, all citizens have an equal right to vote. This right is guaranteed, but that guarantee is pointless unless we have an equal chance to use it. Many New Yorkers don’t get that chance. Early voting will give many more New Yorkers the opportunity to use their Constitutional right. Thirty […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Key to the County”

County Executive’s Corner: “Key to the County”

By County Executive Ed Day Earlier this week I had the honor to present the Key to the County Award to North Rockland High School student athlete Katelyn Tuohy. As you may know, the Key to the County is awarded to a person who makes a special contribution to Rockland. We have given keys in […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT JOINS ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY TO DECLARE DECEMBER 2018 AS “NATIONAL DRUGGED AND DRUNK DRIVING PREVENTION MONTH”

OMBUDSMAN ALERT JOINS ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY TO DECLARE DECEMBER 2018 AS “NATIONAL DRUGGED AND DRUNK DRIVING PREVENTION MONTH”

We urge State and Federal Lawmakers to keep Holiday Travelers Safe by Advancing Proven and Available Safety Solutions as follows: Strengthening state impaired driving laws, boosting research and funding to learn more about drug-impaired driving, and ensuring that proven crash avoidance safety technologies are standard in all vehicles are steps that could be taken today to help keep families […]

Hometown Happenings: Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Hometown Happenings: Walking in a Winter Wonderland

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Last week we kicked off our second annual Winter Wonderland at Congers Lake Memorial Park. Over a thousand residents enjoyed the activities and LED light displays. It couldn’t have been a more perfect night, with huge puffy snowflakes falling from the sky, the temperature not too cold, families spending quality time […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESSWOMAN NITA LOWEY JOINS WITH CONGRESSWOMAN JAN SCHAKOWSKY(Ill.) TO INTRODUCE THE “SELF DRIVE Act”

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESSWOMAN NITA LOWEY JOINS WITH CONGRESSWOMAN JAN SCHAKOWSKY(Ill.) TO INTRODUCE THE “SELF DRIVE Act”

By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman Ombudsman Alert is honored to be included in the announcement of the breaking news of the proposal of the “SELF DRIVE” Act, designed to help ensure the safety of the many thousands of autonomous vehicles planned to be unleashed on America’s highways in the not-too-distant future! Over the last two […]