Statement From Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell On Supreme Court Failure To Block Texas Abortion-Bounty Law 

Statement From Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell On Supreme Court Failure To Block Texas Abortion-Bounty Law 

  “For the last 48 years, the strong legal shield of the United States Constitution has steadfastly protected a woman’s ‘right to privacy’ when it comes to choosing whether she will have an abortion, the most private of decisions a woman can ever make.   It is hard to fathom how, in the year 2021, […]

Overtime: Governor Hochul calls Extraordinary Session Of State Legislature Starting Sept 1, Extends Eviction Freeze

Overtime: Governor Hochul calls Extraordinary Session Of State Legislature Starting Sept 1, Extends Eviction Freeze

Governor Hochul is done waiting for the federal government.  In response to the “heartless” actions of the Supreme Court, who on August 27 moved to block President Biden’s plan to extend a moratorium  on evictions nationwide, Hochul has called an emergency session of the New York State Legislature.  As the legislature reconvenes, New York’s representatives […]

Clarkstown Community Shuts Down Board Meeting: Residents Refuse to Wear Masks

Clarkstown Community Shuts Down Board Meeting: Residents Refuse to Wear Masks

What would have been a discussion on how the Clarkstown Central school district planned to resume classes this fall was drowned by the shouting of nearly 170 residents, many who refused to wear masks inside the Clarkstown South High School auditorium. The district board decided not to hold its regularly scheduled meeting last Thursday.  “It’s […]

Pres. Biden Extends Student Loan Freeze Through Jan. 31

Pres. Biden Extends Student Loan Freeze Through Jan. 31

Federal student loan borrowers were granted a renewal of the repayment freeze. President Joe Biden signed off on the three-month extension Friday, Aug. 6, and borrowers will not be required to make payments until after Jan. 31. According to a statement issued by the U.S. Department of Education,  this renewal will be the final extension. […]

On Point: Rockland Times Readers Forecast Cuomo’s Resignation in Recent Poll

On Point: Rockland Times Readers Forecast Cuomo’s Resignation in Recent Poll

As the governor faced immense pressure to resign in light of his recent controversies, 97 percent of our poll participants called on Cuomo to step down. He did just that Tuesday afternoon.  With the recent resignation of the governor’s top aide, Melissa DeRosa, and reports of at least two additional accusers coming forward, the walls […]

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