County Executive’s Corner: Be The 1 To Save Someone’s Life

County Executive’s Corner: Be The 1 To Save Someone’s Life

By County Executive Ed Day In 2016 there were nearly 45,000 suicides in the United States, that is more than twice the number of homicides, making it the 10th leading cause of death according to the CDC. Suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34 and […]

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News from MIT

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News from MIT

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at the Institute, Ombudsman Alert has been granted permission from Editor David Rotman to quote directly from the most recent cover story of the MIT News, featuring Dr. Aviv Regev in the article “The Cartographer of Cells.” “Aviv Regev helped pioneer single-cell […]

Carlucci’s Column: Keeping Children Safe On The School Bus

Carlucci’s Column: Keeping Children Safe On The School Bus

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI It is back to school time, and our children’s safety is a top priority. School buses are very safe, but what happens if there is a rollover crash like the one in Morristown, New Jersey in May that left 2 dead and 43 injured? The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has […]

Getting Away With Murder in America

Getting Away With Murder in America

BY DIANE DIMOND Turn on prime-time television any night of the week and it’s likely you’ll find a show about a cold case murder. The program will feature an intrepid detective or two who dig in and — voila! — solve the most perplexing cases. The reality, however, is very different. Statistics reveal that more […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School”

County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School” The first lesson is obvious but it is one that bears repeating; drivers must stop behind a stopped school bus and wait until the bus’s red light is off before going. Always watch for children. Our local police departments do frequent spot checks […]

The Untold Story: Tariffs are Driving Job Creation

BY JEFF FERRY It’s been just six months since the first of the Trump administration’s tariffs went into effect and the job gains are already visible. The Coalition for a Prosperous America’s “Tariff Job Creation Tracker” shows over 11,000 jobs have been created or announced since February 1, and that includes only cases where companies […]

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