Judge Boots Airmont Mayor and Two Trustees Off Upcoming Village Election Ballot

Judge Boots Airmont Mayor and Two Trustees  Off Upcoming Village Election Ballot

By Joel Grossbarth A State Supreme Court Judge has removed incumbent Mayor Phillip Gigante from the upcoming village election ballot and effectively ended his tenure as Mayor of Airmont. Judge Sherri Eisenpress granted a petition filed by political newcomer Nathan Bubel which claimed Gigante’s designating petitions were replete with irregularities and violations of New York […]

Skoufis Seeks to Ban Anonymous Legislative Grants

Skoufis Seeks to Ban Anonymous Legislative Grants

Bill is in response to Kiryas Joel’s anonymous $2 million award PRESS RELEASE Newly elected state Senator James Skoufis (D-Hudson Valley) announced he will soon introduce legislation to prohibit anonymous legislative grants, calling the initiative a matter of accountability and public disclosure. Typically, every legislative grant is submitted by and attributed to a specific senator, […]

County Executive Day Statement Regarding Union Contracts

County Executive Day Statement Regarding Union Contracts

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE “I wanted to communicate and ensure transparency regarding union negotiations and where they stand to date. Most of our union contracts were expired as of 2017 and some as early as 2010. Understanding the magnitude of having outstanding contracts and the impact on the employees, I put aside $4 million in the […]

CROWD CHEERS ON DAY FOR FOUR MORE YEARS

CROWD CHEERS ON DAY FOR FOUR MORE YEARS

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF While County Legislature elections are coming this November 2019 and hanging in the balance is County Executive Ed Day’s ability to steer the agenda of county government without hindrance of a hostile majority party. At his annual marathon fundraiser at Nyack Seaport last week, Day told the crowd he is committed to […]

Full text of 2019 Rockland County State of the County Address by Ed Day

Full text of 2019 Rockland County State of the County Address by Ed Day

Good evening, Rockland. Greetings to the members of the Legislature, elected officials, community and business leaders, county department heads, employees and citizens who have joined us tonight to hear about the state of our county. And I welcome those of you watching this live coverage on News 12 or FiOS 1, or on Facebook live […]