County Executive’s Corner: “Challenges Old and New”

County Executive’s Corner: “Challenges Old and New”

By County Executive Ed Day Every year in the fall as the temperatures begin to cool, we all take note of certain things, leaves changing color on trees, the return of football season or watching the Yankees make a playoff push. And those of us in government focus on one of our most important jobs; […]

County Executive’s Corner: “We Are Fed Up!”

By County Executive Ed Day Rockland has had enough, enough over development, enough unsustainable growth, enough of our problems being ignored and enough of being told we are wrong, biased or anti-Semitic because of these valid concerns. What happened on the evening of Tuesday, September 3 was simply unprecedented. Hundreds of concerned residents, neighbors and […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Substantial Equivalency”

County Executive’s Corner: “Substantial Equivalency”

By County Executive Ed Day Right now, the New York State Department of Education and the Board of Regents are considering regulations regarding substantial equivalency in private schools. Substantial equivalency is already required under New York State law but it has never before been monitored, measured or enforced. These new regulations would give teeth, through […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Ready for Mother Nature”

County Executive’s Corner: “Ready for Mother Nature”

By County Executive Ed Day Hurricane Season is upon us. Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center increased the likelihood of an above-average Atlantic hurricane season to 45% (up from 30% from the outlook issued in May). This warning means it’s more likely we will see much more serious storms, including […]

HEALTH DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES THE ANNIVERSARIES OF ROCKLAND BABY CAFÉS

HEALTH DEPARTMENT CELEBRATES THE ANNIVERSARIES OF ROCKLAND BABY CAFÉS

NEW CITY, NY – – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert celebrate the anniversaries of the two Baby Cafés located in Spring Valley. A free event for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers will be held on Thursday, August 29 from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center […]

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