The County of Rockland is now accepting applications from candidates interested in a rewarding career in law enforcement in Rockland County. A written competitive examination for the Civil Service positions of Police Officer and Patrol Officer is scheduled to be held on Saturday, September 26. There are also examinations for Spanish, French/Creole and Yiddish speaking […]
By E.J. McMahon It’s official: the viral lockdown has been an economic catastrophe of historic proportions for New York State. The extent of the damage was documented in the monthly employment report released yesterday (unusually, and inexplicably, after normal business hours) by the state Labor Department. In April, the full first month affected by the coronavirus pandemic, […]
BY LAURA BURKHARDT In an opinion piece on April 30, which was also published in several newspapers around the country, Terry Jarrett makes the usual pro-fossil-fuel arguments. In the process, also as usual, he completely omits the issue of climate change, which is overwhelmingly driven by the burning of fossil fuels. In service of this […]
What started as a Facebook friendship between two moms on “RocklandMommiesOG” Page has grown into a partnership that’s made breathing a bit easier for 10,000 Rockland’s EMS workers, police departments, fire departments and others on the front line of Pandemic 2020. Back in March, when news of the virus was coming in hourly, Tina LoPresti […]
New City, NY, – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce the #YouthCanGetIt2 Movement Challenge to engage Rockland County youth in sharing their own style of social media messaging to educate their peers about COVID-19 prevention. Weekly through the month of May, Rockland youth in Grades 7 – 12 may enter […]
Photo by Tony Piscopinello NANUET, NY – On Mother’s Day, Red Lobster located in Nanuet saw massive lines outside. It has been reported that the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the restaurant to make sure social distancing was taking place. The long long lines were reported for many hours.