County Executive’s Corner “Checking In”

County Executive’s Corner “Checking In”

By County Executive Ed Day Right now, the top priorities for my administration and the employees here in Rockland County Government are getting more vaccine from New York State for residents, helping folks get appointments to be vaccinated, and getting shots into arms however we can. That said, we are still working to accomplish the […]

Rep. Jones and CBC Members Call On DHS to Stop Mass Deportations

Rep. Jones and CBC Members Call On DHS to Stop Mass Deportations

  By: Joe Kuhn Mondaire Jones (D-NY) is taking a stand against our nations current immigration system. On Monday Jones, along with his fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus, sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, demanding his Department halt all deportation flights that are in defiance of President Biden’s […]

Rep. Mondaire Jones Introduces Bill to Bring Tax Relief to Westchester and Rockland

Rep. Mondaire Jones Introduces Bill to Bring Tax Relief to Westchester and Rockland

By: Jennifer Korn On Friday, Jan. 19, Congressman Mondaire Jones (D) took a big step toward fulfilling one of his campaign promises. Jones introduced the SALT Deductibility Act, a bill that would provide tax relief for Rockland and Westchester families and remove former president Donald Trump’s $10,000 cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) […]

Local Legislators Approve State Senator’s Push For Ward Elections for all County School Districts

Local Legislators Approve State Senator’s Push For Ward Elections for all County School Districts

  Rockland County Legislators Aron Wieder (D), Itamar Yeger (D) and Phil Soskin (D) have commended Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski and Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick for introducing a bill to the state senate which would allow any school district in Rockland to create wards for school board elections.  “We want to commend Assemblyman Zebrowski and Senator Reichlin-Melnick […]

NY Working Families Party Endorses Five Community Activists for East Ramapo School District Board

NY Working Families Party Endorses Five Community Activists for East Ramapo School District Board

By: Jennifer Korn With the ERCSD (East Ramapo Central School District) board elections underway, the NYWFP (New York Working Families Party) has announced its endorsement of five community activists and public school parents. “It’s high time East Ramapo students have community-rooted champions like these five women on the school board,” said NYWFP State Director Sochie […]

South Nyack Voters Resoundingly Approve Village Dissolution

South Nyack Voters Resoundingly Approve Village Dissolution

By Kathy Kahn and Jennifer Korn   The Nor’easter that hit Rockland Wednesday evening did not deter South Nyack residents from getting to the polls on Thursday, Dec. 17. In the hope of retaining the village’s distinction as a quaint “rivertown” community, residents overwhelmingly voted “yes” to dissolve the mini-municipality by a margin of 508-292.  […]