OMBUDSMAN ALERT

OMBUDSMAN ALERT

Ombudsman’s Teamwork With Ralph Nader And Our State Reps Helped To Place Rear Seat Belt Law Into Cuomo’s Budget Exactly one year ago(on March 1, 2018) the title of this column read “Ralph Nader Gives Nod to Rockland County Times Ombudsman Alert Column.” That column was a “thank you” letter from Ralph Nader to the […]

Gun Owners Have Rights — And Responsibilities

Gun Owners Have Rights — And Responsibilities

BY DIANE DIMOND Guess how many stolen guns are out there floating around America. (Hint: It’s in the millions!) These are guns that most frequently make their way to the criminal element, and are used with impunity because the shooter knows it will be difficult to tie them to the weapon. Imagine the trouble this […]

Hometown Happenings

Hometown Happenings

Hometown Happenings Partnering Together to Keep Our Children Safe On the first Anniversary of the tragic Parkland Shooting of February 14, 2018, Chief Ray McCullagh and the Clarkstown Police Department hosted a School Safety Symposium at the Police Department. All the school districts that are located within the Town of Clarkstown were in attendance. The meeting was extremely informative and […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Taking Action”

County Executive’s Corner: “Taking Action”

By County Executive Ed Day In 2018 there were a total of 38 drug-related deaths in Rockland County, down from 40 each in 2017 and 2016. This is unacceptable. I recently signed a resolution approving an agreement with Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC to take legal action against the manufacturers of prescription opiates that contributed […]

A Non-competitive Dollar Could Negate President Trump’s Tariffs.

A Non-competitive Dollar Could Negate President Trump’s Tariffs.

By Michael Stumo Despite a lot of handwringing from globalists, President Trump’s tariffs are working. One year after the first tariffs were imposed, US manufacturing employment is up by 261,000 jobs. The US is outperforming all other major economies. And new investments have been announced in key sectors covered by the tariffs, including steelmaking and solar panels. There’s a clear […]

Mike Diederich Announces Candidacy for Rockland D.A.

Mike Diederich Announces Candidacy for Rockland D.A.

To the Editor, I am a North Rocklander, a lawyer and a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army JAG Corps. I ran for District Attorney in 2003. I’ve decided to run again, because no other candidate is addressing the most significant problem facing the County today, namely the insularity and exponential growth of the […]