Ombudsman Alert: SIGN GATE! Andrew Cuomo’s Re-Election Campaign Benefits from his Plunder of Public Monies to Change the Name of the TZ Bridge

Ombudsman Alert: SIGN GATE! Andrew Cuomo’s Re-Election Campaign Benefits from his Plunder of Public Monies to Change the Name of the TZ Bridge

  BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert would like to add his further note to last week’s article: ‘Signs’ of the Times Don’t Bode Well for Current Governor: The piece demonstrated the corruption that surrounds Cuomo’s office and our state’s growing deficit, as well as the spending of millions of dollars on erecting […]

New York State to Relax Marijuana Regulations Further

New York State to Relax Marijuana Regulations Further

New York State Police dogs have stopped pot-sniffing training as the state prepares for proposed legislation to legalize marijuana in New York. Dogs working with county sheriff departments no longer have to be trained to sniff the drug. State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, said the state agency will […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Shining a Light”

County Executive’s Corner: “Shining a Light”

By County Executive Ed Day Our county, state and nation are facing a wave of unreported crimes against some of our most vulnerable citizens. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 60 and over have experienced some form of elder abuse. Some estimates range as high as 5 million elders who are abused each year. One study estimated that only […]

Carlucci’s Column: Fighting to Crack Down on Illegal Housing

Carlucci’s Column: Fighting to Crack Down on Illegal Housing

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Illegal housing puts people’s lives in jeopardy. It is a problem that has plagued Rockland County, where unscrupulous landlords often put profit before people. To crackdown on illegal housing, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowsk and I are working to get legislation signed into law, which would allow municipalities to roll a landlord’s unpaid […]

Juneteenth Rockland County Legislature Meeting Recap

Juneteenth Rockland County Legislature Meeting Recap

This week’s meeting of the Rockland County Legislature began on a dramatic note when the first citizen to speak during scheduled public participation was forcibly removed from the building by police officers. The man was quickly escorted out of the council chambers after spewing a series of derogatory remarks at Legislator Santulli, who recently proposed […]

TRUMP MULLING WHETHER TO DROP MARIJUANA FROM SCHEDULE 1 DRUG LIST

TRUMP MULLING WHETHER TO DROP MARIJUANA FROM SCHEDULE 1 DRUG LIST

With New York State currently trying to fully legalize medical, as well as recreational, marijuana in New York, as nine other states have already done, Pres. Donald Trump recently hinted he’s also reconsidering his stance on the issue. President Trump often has indicated he has a zero tolerance policy for drug abuse, citing his brother’s […]