CUOMO IGNORES REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITH REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE

CUOMO IGNORES REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITH REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE

By Kathy Kahn In an election year, smears, jeers and cheers dominate the political headlines, but perhaps the lst offensive to those who live in Rockland County is Governor Andrew Cuomo’s release of 30,000 convicted felons—including those who killed three police officers during the Brinks robbery at the Nanuet Mall in 1981—and restoring their voting […]

CLARKTOWN’S UNIQUE MINI-TRANS BUS SYSTEM WILL SURVIVE!

CLARKTOWN’S UNIQUE MINI-TRANS BUS SYSTEM WILL SURVIVE!

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in a Clarkstown workshop meeting, which lasted nearly two hours, Supervisor George Hoehmann and his board skillfully conducted a meeting that largely served as a public hearing open to the more than 100 residents who filled the auditorium, approximately 30 of whom voiced their opinions, pro and con, as to […]

Association of Counties Testifies on Family Court Representation

Association of Counties Testifies on Family Court Representation

The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) today provided testimony to the NYS Unified Court System Commission on Parental Legal Representation. In the testimony, NYSAC Executive Director Stephen Acquario encouraged the State to follow the model from Hurrell-Harring v. State to strengthen its constitutionally-mandated parental representation system. Read the full testimony here. New York […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As the Town of Clarkstown faces the ever-challenging task of keeping property taxes stable, Councilman Donald Franchino has suggested eliminating the town’s Mini-trans bus system, which benefits mostly the elderly and disabled, could be a wise decision. The Ombudsman Alert appreciates the budgetary concerns expressed recently by Councilman Franchino, who […]

Carlucci’s Column: Veterans Appreciation Breakfast  

Carlucci’s Column: Veterans Appreciation Breakfast  

The brave men and women who served our country always deserve our appreciation. While in office, it’s been my mission to make sure our veterans are recognized and honored. This is why I annually host a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast at the Nyack Seaport. This year marks our 7th breakfast, and it’s an honor each year […]

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