County Executive’s Corner: “Preserve and Protect”

County Executive’s Corner: “Preserve and Protect”

By County Executive Ed Day Last year we cut the ribbon on the beautifully restored barn at the Cropsey Farm property in New City. This is a piece of Rockland’s history that, together with the Town of Clarkstown, we are preserving for future generations and saving from being developed. Back in 2006 Rockland partnered with […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Driven by You”

County Executive’s Corner: “Driven by You”

By County Executive Ed Day As they have done each year, our Commissioner on Human Rights, Constance Frazier, and the Commission on Human Rights recently detailed their short and long-term strategies to combat crimes of hate, racism, violence, bias and vandalism here in Rockland. I stood in full support of their efforts and echo their […]

County Executive’s Corner: “A Time For Change”

County Executive’s Corner: “A Time For Change”

By County Executive Ed Day Many people this time of year are resolving to change things in their lives. Whether it be quitting smoking (like I did in 1994), eating healthier, exercising more, saving more money or even learning a new skill or language; these are all worthwhile goals. However, the resolution I am most […]

County Executive’s Corner: “The Spirit of the Season”

County Executive’s Corner: “The Spirit of the Season”

By County Executive Ed Day This week we have a very symbolic confluence of holidays as Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanza all fall within days of each other. This is an important reminder that though we may worship in different ways, this time of year we all look to spread joy and celebrate with our families, […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Bipartisan Budget”

County Executive’s Corner: “Bipartisan Budget”

By County Executive Ed Day 15-2. That was the vote by the Rockland County Legislature in favor of the amended 2020 Budget. To put your mind at ease, their amendments did not result in ANY additional increase in taxes from the Proposed 2020 Budget I submitted in October. This is a budget that holds the […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Holiday Cheer for All”

County Executive’s Corner: “Holiday Cheer for All”

By County Executive Ed Day As wonderful as receiving gifts can feel, it is also important to remember that the holidays should also be a time of gratitude and giving. With the National Retail Federation predicting more than $727.9 billion in holiday sales this season, I am hopeful that a good portion of that spending […]