Rockland County DA Updates Public on Spring Valley Fire Investigation

Rockland County DA Updates Public on Spring Valley Fire Investigation

A community in mourning will not get closure for at least a few more weeks. District Attorney, Tom Walsh, joined County Executive Ed Day and several agencies this morning to hold a press conference regarding the fire at Evergreen Center for Adults last week that killed Spring Valley Firefighter Jared Lloyd and an unidentified resident.   […]

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

On Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Rockland will finally be receiving a mass vaccination site of its own. Despite leading the state in infections and deaths due to COVID-19, Rocklanders have previously had to rely on mass vaccination sites in Westchester County and other areas to receive the vital medication. The announcement comes […]

Fire at Spring Valley Assisted Living Facility: One Fatality, Firefighter Missing, Many Hospitalized 

Fire at Spring Valley Assisted Living Facility: One Fatality, Firefighter Missing, Many Hospitalized 

By: Joe Kuhn and Jennifer Korn  The Evergreen Court Adult Home in Spring Valley burst into flames last night at around 1 a.m. 23 of Rockland’s 26 Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the fire, which remains active but “under control” according to Chris Kear, Rockland County’s Fire coordinator. At least one resident died after being […]

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

Frustration Grows Over State’s Failure to Open Mass-Vaccination Facility in Rockland

As the infection rate in Rockland remains one of the highest in the state, the demand for a mass-vaccination site in the county is reaching a fever pitch. Several local leaders have expressed frustration over the state previously criticizing Rockland for its notably high infection rate, yet not prioritizing a state-run facility in the county. […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Rockland is Ready”

County Executive’s Corner: “Rockland is Ready”

By County Executive Ed Day Rockland is ready. Our Office of Fire and Emergency Services, Department of Health and the Department of General Services – Purchasing Division have been working proactively as a team to request or purchase all the necessary PPE and other supplies needed for the COVID-19 response. The staff in these Departments […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Community Spirit”

County Executive’s Corner: “Community Spirit”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Here in Rockland County we are always looking for ways to help out our family, friends and neighbors. And despite facing a worldwide pandemic we continue to see our residents step up and help out those in need. Earlier this week, Rockland Community Against Hunger (RCAH) oversaw the Get […]

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