MTA to Become More Bike Friendly

MTA to Become More Bike Friendly

Rockland’s cyclists and commuters have another reason to look forward to the new year. This week, Governor Hochul passed legislation which requires the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop a plan to promote cycling and pedestrian access on its bridges and at its passenger stations; the new law will also require the MTA to consider bicycle […]

For The Jets, It’s About Baby Steps

For The Jets, It’s About Baby Steps

I can’t imagine that the day after the Christmas brought insane joy to New York Jets fans. The Jets are in the middle of yet another double-digit loss season.  It is impossible to know for certain after 16 games if the Jets have their coach and quarterback duo of the future.  Over the home stretch […]

Statement from County Executive Ed Day, “Don’t Panic”; Rockland Active Covid Cases Hit All Time High

Statement from County Executive Ed Day, “Don’t Panic”; Rockland Active Covid Cases Hit All Time High

While our active cases have now surpassed the previous peak of 2,964 that we saw in January of this year, our corresponding hospitalizations (46 confirmed cases as of December 24, 2021) are currently 57% lower than they were in January (107 confirmed cases on January 10, 2021) and 83% lower than they were at their […]

Reichlin-Melnick, Skoufis, and Zebrowski Urge Reopening of Anthony Wayne Recreation Area for COVID Testing

Reichlin-Melnick, Skoufis, and Zebrowski Urge Reopening of Anthony Wayne Recreation Area for COVID Testing

In the midst of an alarming spike of Covid cases in New York, Rockland’s representatives are urging the state to convert a piece of Harriman state park into a testing center as county residents wait in extended lines to determine who has the virus. Senator Reichilin-Melnick, Senator James Skoufis, and Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski  have issued […]

Schools Out: NYSED Cancels Regents

Schools Out: NYSED Cancels Regents

  The New York State Department of Education is giving students an unexpected Christmas gift. As the Omicron variant reignites concerns about mass gatherings and overwhelmed medical facilities, the state has chosen to cancel the January round of their standardized testing for public school students. “Given the unpredictable nature of the pandemic, the recent acceleration […]