The Rockland County Times mistakenly posted an anti-gun rights opinion piece in the news section. This piece did not meet journalistic standards and was not meant to be posted on the site, let alone at the top of the news section. Our apologies for the error.
The new “SAFE” gun law passed by New York in January has been the subject of considerable criticism by law enforcement and this week sheriffs in New York have reportedly have been told by Governor Cuomo to stop speaking out against this law. This instruction to keep quiet was reported to be given at a […]
Suffern mayor and 2013 county executive candidate Dagan Lacorte bashes Democratic competitor Leg. Ilan Schoenberger for his stance on gun control, as well as GOP competitor Leg. Ed Day, offers his support of Governor Cuomo’s NY SAFE Act, and boasts of being only county executive candidate not to own a gun Suffern Mayor Dagan Lacorte […]
Sparaco and Schoenberger persuade Rockland County Democrats to defy King Cuomo and stand up for the people’s right to bear arms BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Hundreds of citizens who believe in the rights and tradition of gun ownership were pleasantly surprised at the results of Tuesday’s meeting of the Rockland County Legislature. Behind the bullish efforts of Republican Legislator Frank Sparaco and the parliamentary […]
BY HARRIET CORNELL Chairwoman, Rockland County Legislature To the Editor, While I am loathe to get into the middle of a contentious race for Rockland County Executive, I am not a candidate and feel compelled to respond to Legislator Day’s misleading, erroneous, and mean-spirited comments regarding my relationship with the law enforcement community in Rockland […]
On the heels of yet another burglary that has raised suspicion of a connection to the Journal News’ interactive gun license-map, the Rockland County Clerk’s Office has requested in writing that the White Plains-based newspaper take the map down. Regulations in NY SAFE, the new gun control law passed this week by the state of […]