Congresswoman Lowey Blasts GOP Budget; Warns of Lost Services

PRESS RELEASE FROM CONGRESSWOMAN NITA LOWEY – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, on Tuesday outlined what she says would be the devastating impact of the House Republican budget. “This budget is wildly out of step with the fair and balanced approach that Americans expect and deserve,” said Congresswoman […]

Put Your Medicines Up and Away and Out of Sight

March 17-23 is National Poison Prevention Week Pomona, NY – County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and the Rockland County Department of Health want to help you keep your children safe from medicines and vitamins that could cause them harm. Poison Prevention week, March 17- 23, is a great time to remind you how to do […]

CARLUCCI LAUNCHES PETITION CALLING FOR FULL RESTORATION OF CUTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

CARLUCCI LAUNCHES PETITION CALLING FOR FULL RESTORATION OF CUTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

PRESS RELEASE FROM SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI With residents and agencies now fearing the potential fallout over possible budget cuts to our most vulnerable populations, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) today announced a grassroots call to action to convince Governor Cuomo to join with state legislators in fully restoring the proposed 6% cuts to the Office for […]

Counties Applaud Budget Changes that will Assist Local Governments

NYSAC says new budget offers more local fiscal relief PRESS RELEASE FROM NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES State legislative leaders this week advanced budget priorities that will help local governments as they work to protect community-based programs and services and stabilize property taxes. County leaders representing New York’s 62 regional governments today applaud State […]

Metro-North Adds 187 Weekend and Off-Peak Trains Each Week

Service increased by 5.6 percent when combined with October additions MTA PRESS RELEASE Schedule changes that represent Metro-North Railroad’s self-described “biggest and most ambitious service expansion” in its 30-year history begin Sunday, April 7, 2013. The new timetables will include increased off-peak and weekend train frequencies as well as faster service to many customers. This […]