With Primary Elections Come Legal Challenges

With Primary Elections Come Legal Challenges

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH The great American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin wrote the common phrase that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” With all due respect to Mr. Franklin, a third certainty has arisen. That is, when people run for elected offices, there will be legal challenges. This […]

Reliance on Foreign Mines an Environmental and National Security Risk

Reliance on Foreign Mines an Environmental and National Security Risk

By Michael Stumo Americans recently woke up to the news that China is threatening to cut off supplies of “rare earth” metals to the United States. It’s a troubling situation. But such alarming headlines could finally motivate Washington to rectify a longstanding problem—America’s growing dependence on imported metals and minerals. It may all sound a bit obscure. But these […]

District Attorney’s Office exonerates County Executive Ed Day following allegations of misuse of public funds

District Attorney’s Office exonerates County Executive Ed Day following allegations of misuse of public funds

STATEMENT FROM ROCKLAND COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE As you may know, there were allegations made on social media by family members of County Executive Ed Day that Rockland County legal business had been inappropriately referred to a White Plains law firm to benefit a female member of that law firm. It was further alleged that […]

WEST HAVERSTRAW BOARD FOCUSES ON SUMMER

WEST HAVERSTRAW BOARD FOCUSES ON SUMMER

BY KEITH SHIKOWITZ April showers bring May flowers and the nice weather that follows brings with it all of the repair work and projects that need to be done after a long winter. One request for some after winter work came from John Dano of Kennedy Drive, that the old Verizon poles in Samsondale be […]

Legislator Falciglia’s Efforts Lead to $400,000 Settlement for infamous Ramapo Dirt Pile

Legislator Falciglia’s Efforts Lead to $400,000 Settlement for infamous Ramapo Dirt Pile

Rockland County Sewer District No.1 Earlier this year a settlement agreement was reached between the Town of Ramapo and Rockland County Sewer District No.1 (RCSD1) regarding the breach of contract by the Town of Ramapo for the removal of rock and dirt piles that were left in Sloatsburg from sewer district construction. The settlement was reached after the […]

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