Rockland County Sheriff compensation

Rockland County Sheriff compensation

To the Editor, When Mr. Falco was elected as county sheriff he retired from his position in the sheriff Department with a $136,000 pension. Under the new county budget Sheriff Falco will receive a salary of $180,000 for his elected position. So his combined income will be $316,000 in addition to whatever benefits the position […]

It’s time to lower drug prices

It’s time to lower drug prices

To the Editor, The cost of prescription medication is too high and an extreme burden for many individuals, especially seniors. There are bipartisan proposals in Congress to fix this problem. I am urging all members of Congress to pass legislation that will lower drug prices. Sincerely, John Fiches Nanuet

Get Big money out of NY politics

Get Big money out of NY politics

To the Editor, The NY State Legislature passed historic reforms in 2019. Campaign finance reform did not make it. Politicians in NY still must fund-raise like crazy from sources who can make the biggest contributions.The two worst effects of this are that candidates have little time to spend with future constituents listening to their concerns, […]

Sixty Years Fighting Narcotics Abuse

Sixty Years Fighting Narcotics Abuse

To the Editor, Almost 60 years ago, I was appointed to the newly created Orangetown Narcotics Council to help address the heroin crisis in Rockland County. 60 years later, we have an Opiate Crisis and it’s the same vis a vis addiction and death, but also very different . This time the threat to lives […]

Rockland Legislature/Discount Toll bridge resolution

Rockland Legislature/Discount Toll bridge resolution

To the Editor, Our Rockland County Legislature once again engaged in their favorite past time of creating meaningless and powerless resolutions. All crafted for the appearance that they are “working” for us, when in reality they are merely spinning their wheels and going no where fast. Legislature Cornell and Low-Hogan have sponsored a resolution requesting […]

Letter to the Editor: Democrat presidential candidates

Letter to the Editor: Democrat presidential candidates

To the Editor, As the field of Democrat Candidates has swollen beyond belief, there lack of substance has led to Give-Aways for all. Sadly the Democrats have resorted to the old marketing ploy of the [free Give Away]. Yes the promises of Free Health care,¬†Free College, Free relief from college Debt. Reparations for slavery. Free […]

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