Protecting Rockland: County Government Reassures Residents of Gas Supply

Protecting Rockland: County  Government Reassures Residents of Gas Supply

If there is one thing we here at the Rockland Times have learned over the past year and a half, it’s that people’s reactions to a problem can often dictate how  bad that problem will be. Case in point, the hacking of the Colonial Pipeline. Though the pipeline has already resumed operation, after being forced […]

Off the Rails: Rockland Skaters Build a Park Off the Beaten Path

Off the Rails: Rockland Skaters Build a Park Off the Beaten Path

“No one really does the kind of stuff we do,” said “Anthony Hawkins”, a skateboard enthusiast who, on the condition of anonymity, shared one of the county’s better kept secrets: A skate park hidden in the woods of Haverstraw.  With no prior construction or building experience, “Hawkins” and a small group of local skaters combined […]

Concerns Over Future of Town Property Goes to Referendum: Stony Point residents will vote to retain or sell its Patriot Hills Golf Course

Concerns Over Future of Town Property Goes to Referendum: Stony Point residents will vote to retain or sell its Patriot Hills Golf Course

The recent contract signed by Stony Point and Patriot Hills, LLC to sell the town’s municipal golf course has become a flash point, one that will soon be settled by a town wide referendum. This is also an election year, and voters will be going to the polls to re-elect incumbent Jim Monaghan, a Republican […]

Fatal Pile Up On Congers Road

Fatal Pile Up On Congers Road

Update: Vlad Hvalyk, the 16-year-old male who was transported to an area hospital following the incident, has died from injuries sustained in the crash. A Go Fund Me organized to support the student’s family has already raised over $15,000 at the time of publication. Emily Meryreles, the other teenager who was hospitalized after the accident, […]

Community in Mourning: Two Local Residents Lost In Tragedy In Israel

Community in Mourning: Two Local Residents Lost In Tragedy In Israel

  Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder joined U.S. Rep. Mondaire Jones and New York State Attorney General Letitia James in paying condolences today to the family of Shragee Gestetner, one of two local men killed in the tragic stampede in Israel. “It’s almost impossible to fathom the impact of this horrible, horrible loss,” Legislator Wieder […]

Legislature Fights for SALT Tax Reduction, Passes Fair Chance in Employment Act

Legislature  Fights for SALT Tax Reduction, Passes Fair Chance in Employment Act

Last Tuesday the Rockland County Legislature worked toward reducing taxes and creating more job opportunities for the more vulnerable residents of the county. The budget and finance committee began their regular assembly by moving to urge Congress to repeal the cap on state and local tax deduction (SALT.) This tax law most affects states like […]

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