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: “We Must Do Better”

County Executive’s Corner: “We Must Do Better”

By County Executive Ed Day Brutal, horrific, savage, vicious, barbaric; all these words and more describe the attack that happened this week at the home of a Rabbi during Hanukkah. It serves as a stark reminder that even in a community as good and serene as ours, evil can visit us. No more excuses, we […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Shape Up or Pay Up”

County Executive’s Corner: “Shape Up or Pay Up”

By County Executive Ed Day New Jersey Transit is finally being held accountable for their poor service. Metro-North President Catherine Rinaldi told NJ Transit President Kevin Corbett last month in a letter that she intends to withhold 15% of the commuter rail’s monthly payments to NJ Transit until they restore two express trains on the […]

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, […]

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