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 […]

If You Want to Participate Fully in Society, Get Vaccinated Says de Blasio: Proof of Vaccination Required for Several Indoor NYC Settings

If You Want to Participate Fully in Society, Get Vaccinated Says de Blasio: Proof of Vaccination Required for Several Indoor NYC Settings

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that certain indoor businesses – including all indoor restaurants, entertainment venues and gyms, will require proof of vaccination.  “It’s time for people to see vaccination as necessary to living a good and full and healthy life,”  said de Blasio during his daily press briefing.  The […]

RCT Poll: Should Governor Cuomo Resign?

RCT Poll: Should Governor Cuomo Resign?

On Tuesday, the NY Attorney General’s office officially corroborated the accusations of sexual misconduct leveled against Governor Cuomo by 11 of his female staffers. Shortly after the announcement, government officials from President Biden to our local legislature, have called on the governor to resign from office. Do you agree? Take our poll below:

Governor Created Toxic Work Environment for Women, Investigation Finds

Governor Created Toxic Work Environment for Women, Investigation Finds

Call it “conduct unbecoming an officer,” but three-term governor Andrew Cuomo’s unwanted and uninvited sexual behavior toward female staff members are a matter of record now. In a scathing investigative report released Tuesday by Attorney General Letitia James, the 164-page document corroborates allegations made by several women, all former or current staff of the governor. […]

Gov. Signs Legislation Repealing Law That Prohibits Barbering on Sundays

Gov. Signs Legislation Repealing Law That Prohibits Barbering on Sundays

Though rarely enforced, there was previously a passage in the state criminal code that made it a misdemeanor to cut or shave another person’s hair on a Sunday. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on July 13, repealing the provision. “This is the very definition of an archaic and meaningless law that makes little to no […]

‘Hygiene Theatre’ and What the Restaurant Industry Looks Like Going Forward

‘Hygiene Theatre’ and What the Restaurant Industry Looks Like Going Forward

America’s restaurants have become sanitization barons over the past year, taking on the duty to constantly cleanse high-touch surfaces such as tables, menus, chairs, door handles, and of course, restrooms. Small businesses, including those here in Rockland, have been mandated by local and state governments to go to war with latex gloves, bleach, and disinfectant […]