Floating zone proposed in Stony Point

Floating zone proposed in Stony Point

The Town of Stony Point is taking steps toward attracting industry to its waterfront. At the town board meeting on Tuesday Town Planner Max Stach spoke about plans to create a “floating zone” also known as reuse zoning.  The zoning classification would allow new companies to begin operating on sites formerly occupied by Tappan Zee […]

Rockland Residents Protest Lawler for Anti-Choice Record

Rockland Residents Protest Lawler for Anti-Choice Record

On Sunday, a group of Rockland residents protested the anti-choice positions of State Assemblyman and NY-17 Republican candidate Mike Lawler. Rockland County Democratic Committee Chair John Gromada released the following statement after the protest: “Despite Mike Lawler’s best effort to hide from voters, the people of Rockland are holding him accountable for his radical, anti-choice […]

Hochul Holsters Supreme Court Decision, NY passes new restrictions on concealed carry

Hochul Holsters Supreme Court Decision, NY passes new restrictions on concealed carry

New York State has passed new restrictions on the use and availability of firearms following a Supreme Court ruling that struck down New York’s long-standing requirement that gun owners demonstrate proper cause before obtain a permit to carry a concealed weapon. On Friday July 1,  Governor Kathy Hochul signed a package of new laws devised […]

New York State Names First Ever Chief Cyber Officer

New York State Names First Ever Chief Cyber Officer

On Monday, Governor Kathy Hochul announced the appointment of Colin Ahern as the state’s first ever Chief Cyber Officer. A leading expert in cybersecurity, cyber resilience, and intelligence, Ahern will lead cross-agency efforts to protect New York State from increasingly prevalent and sophisticated cyber threats – working to ensure the security and cyber resilience of […]

Section of Route 304 officially renamed after former County Clerk Paul Piperato

Section of Route 304 officially renamed after former  County Clerk Paul Piperato

Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick and Assembly Member Ken Zebrowski were joined by several members of the Piperato family and fellow public officials for the unveiling of the signage declaring Route 304 in New City between Ridge Road and State Route 9W as Rockland County Clerk Paul Piperato Memorial Highway.  Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick said, “Paul Piperato was […]

“Going Toe-to-Toe With Irresponsible Landlords”

“Going Toe-to-Toe With Irresponsible Landlords”

By County Executive Ed Day My administration’s brand-new Office of Buildings and Codes (OBC) has been working tirelessly following the official takeover of the Building Department in the Village of Spring Valley on February 14, 2022, a directive from the New York State Department of State following years of code enforcement issues. Since assuming control, […]