County Gas Sales Tax Cap to Take Effect: Gasoline Sales Tax Capped at $2 Through February 2023

County Gas Sales Tax Cap to Take Effect: Gasoline Sales Tax Capped at $2 Through February 2023

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Legislature Chairman Jay Hood Jr. remind residents the local sales cap tax on motor fuel, which is capped at $2 per gallon, goes into effect tomorrow, June 1. The change means local sales tax will only be applied to the first $2 of a gasoline purchase. Inspectors from […]

Two Year Old Child Drowns in Nanuet

Two Year Old Child Drowns in Nanuet

A Nanuet family has suffered a terrible tragedy. On Sunday night,  the Clarkstown Police Department responded to a local residence within the hamlet after receiving reports of a drowning incident  involving a 2-year-old child. Arriving officers entered the rear yard of the residence, where they observed family members had removed the unresponsive child from the […]

Small Business Assistance Grant Program Announced: Applications Now Open

Small Business Assistance Grant Program Announced: Applications Now Open

Good news for Rockland’s small businesses. On Friday, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Director of Economic Development and Tourism Lucy Redzeposki announced the creation of a Small Business Assistance Grant Program to aid for-profit small businesses located within Rockland. A total of $250,000 in grants funds are available.  Businesses with 25 employees or fewer […]

Pearl River Speech and Language Center Receives Empire Award

Pearl River Speech and Language Center Receives Empire Award

Last week, Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick presented a New York State Senate Empire Award to Cornerstone Speech and Language in Pearl River, in recognition of the vital services they provide to children and families in Rockland County. Cornerstone Speech and Language is a small business that provides Early Intervention services which allow parents to identify and […]

County Announces $205,000 in Tourism Grants, 22 Organizations to Receive Funding

County Executive Ed Day and Director of Economic Development and Tourism Lucy Redzeposki announced $205,000 in grants to 22 organizations promoting tourism in Rockland during a virtual event Wednesday. “The tourism and hospitality industry were particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in the last two years,” said County Executive Day. “Despite those challenges, we […]

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