Statement from Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee I am thrilled to announce my re-election campaign to continue representing the 97th Assembly District. Today we face challenges to our democracy, our liberties, and our way of life both nationally and here in Rockland. I am ready to do what is necessary to ensure that ALL my constituents have […]
WHAT IS THE COST OF REMOVING AND REPLACING THE NUMEROUS TAPPAN ZEE SIGNS ON THE THRUWAY AND PALISADES PARKWAY BY MARIO CUOMO SIGNS?
This Ombudsman respectfully requests our elected officials, including County Executive Ed Day, Assemblypersons Kenneth Zebrowski and Ellen Jaffee, as well as Senator David Carlucci, to share with our readers the projected costs of removing and replacing the numerous signs needed to re-label the Tappan Zee bridge as the Mario Cuomo bridge. It is no secret […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALEPRT Ombudsman On November 3, 2017, an article entitled “OMBUDSMAN ALERT EXCLUSIVE: NYS Dept. of Transportation tells officials it wants to eliminate Tappan Zee Express bus service”, this column started our lobbying efforts to restore the widely used express bus service from the Palisades Mall to the Tarrytown Railroad station that was […]
A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held at Good Samaritan Hospital today to announce that the hospital is the first hospital in the region to offer Mako robotic-arm assisted knee and hip replacement procedures. This latest advancement is changing the way joint replacement surgery is performed. Robotic-arm assisted surgery is a new approach to joint […]
Amends Budget to include $12 BILLION for the Gateway Project! BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Several months ago our newspaper, through this column, successfully lobbied our Republican County Executive, Ed Day, as well as our Democratic State Legislators, Ken Zebrowski and Ellen Jaffee, to write letters to President Donald Trump, urging him to supply the […]
Assemblywoman Jaffee, Legislators, Direct Care Workers Call for Wage Increase, Salary Parity for OCFS Child Welfare Direct Care Workers
Site Significant crisis in attracting and retaining a qualified direct care workforce JAFFEE PRESS RELEASE Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern), Chair of the Assembly Children and Families Committee, on Tuesday held a press conference urging the governor and the Division of Budget to support children, youth, the direct care workforce, and voluntary not-for-profit agencies that care […]