County Executive’s Corner: “Enough is Enough”

County Executive’s Corner: “Enough is Enough”

By County Executive Ed Day On Tuesday, August 14 Pascack Valley Line train #1606, the 6:21 AM from Spring Valley to Secaucus, was cancelled due to mechanical problems. Customers were instructed to take train #1608, the 6:33 AM train from Spring Valley instead. Under normal circumstances this would be considered a minor inconvenience for commuters […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Be Prepared”

County Executive’s Corner: “Be Prepared”

By County Executive Ed Day Last week we activated Rockland County’s Emergency Operations Center in Pomona, thankfully not for an actual emergency but for an Indian Point disaster drill. Rockland was one of four counties that practiced emergency responses in case an incident ever happened at the Indian Point nuclear power plant located just across […]

County Executive’s Corner “Shared and Improved Services”

County Executive’s Corner “Shared and Improved Services”

By County Executive Ed Day Last week I stood with Democrats and Republicans, Town Supervisors, Village Mayors, School District personnel and members of the Fire Services to unveil the Draft 2018 Shared Services Initiative Plan. The current draft of the Plan would save the County of Rockland and these entities an estimated $9,161,430 in 2019 […]

Ed Day Speaks Out at Rockland Lake July 4th Chaos

Ed Day Speaks Out at Rockland Lake July 4th Chaos

Tuesday afternoon, County Executive Ed Day hosted a meeting with the Executive Director of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, members of law enforcement, emergency responders and state representatives to discuss the problems plaguing New York State Parks located within the county. Executive Day met with more than 25 government officials at the Rockland County Fire […]

County Executive’s Corner “Progress in Motion”

County Executive’s Corner “Progress in Motion”

By County Executive Day Last month I held a meeting with executive level personnel from Metro-North Railroad (MNR) and New Jersey Transit (NJT) to discuss challenges and concerns relating to train cancellations on the Pascack Valley Line (PVL). The goal of this meeting was to respond to the concerns of commuters after NJT announced system-wide […]