KARBEN: Albany Rolls the Dice on Casino Referendum

From http://karbencopy.blogspot.com/  The advent of the 2013 political season in New York is inescapable.  The Big Apple’s mayoral aspirants square off in nearly daily debates.  Nassau’s Republican incumbent County Executive, Ed Mangano, is making sure to attend every little league game in his folksy campaign to fend off his predecessor, Tom Suozzi.  Westchester Democrats are picking a challenger tonight for Rob […]


Three straight years on-time is reason to congratulate PEARL RIVER, NY (MARCH 29, 2013) — The Rockland Business Association is pleased to acknowledge Albany’s momentous accomplishment in achieving a third consecutive on-time budget for the first time in 29 years. And, it’s the earliest budget since 1983. “I think it is safe to say that […]

Meet the (Write-In) Candidate Mark Levy

Meet the (Write-In) Candidate Mark Levy

99th Assembly District (Town of Stony Point and parts of Orange County) BY MARK LEVY Like most people, I am disappointed in the politicians that represent us in Albany and in Washington. They waste taxpayer money and enact unconstitutional laws in an attempt to increase their power, and in doing so limit our lives, our […]

Rocking My Way Down the Thruway

BY HEATHER HACKNEY Ladies and Gentlemen, I realize now why my European friends follow bands across the country (mostly Bruce Springsteen). This month I have sat at the feet of greatness watching not one, not two but three music legends take the stage. It makes me very humble to know the music I love was […]