As stated in last week’s article bearing the above-stated title, Ombudsman Alert will share all future developments in this project with our readers in a series of articles of which this is the second: As promised in the first article, your Ombudsman reached out to Commissioner Douglas Schuetz of the Rockland County Department of Transportation with […]
Ombudsman Alert was inspired to plan such a series by last week’s turnout of well over 100 Clarkstown residents at the October 16 public hearing concerning the fate of the Clarkstown Mini-Trans Bus System. The unique status of Clarkstown’s bus system, not just as the only one in all of Rockland’s towns, but as one of at […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As the Town of Clarkstown faces the ever-challenging task of keeping property taxes stable, Councilman Donald Franchino has suggested eliminating the town’s Mini-trans bus system, which benefits mostly the elderly and disabled, could be a wise decision. The Ombudsman Alert appreciates the budgetary concerns expressed recently by Councilman Franchino, who […]
GOVERNOR CUOMO: RIPPING DOWN ALL OF OUR TZ SIGNS IS A MULTI-MILLION-DOLLAR RIPOFF OF ALL NY TAXPAYERS—PLEASE CEASE AND DESIST!
Ever since 1777, when New Yorkers elected Brigadier General George Clinton as the first governor of New York State, it’s hard to find a governor who could match the record established by Andrew Cuomo in ripping down thousands of signs, either because the federal government ruled them illegal, as in the case of the “I […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman In his rush to celebrate the opening of the “Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge” – better known to the general public as the New Tappan Zee – in time for his re-election bid, Governor Andrew Cuomo inaugurated the new bridge as soon as the easterly span was completed on Friday, […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at the Institute, Ombudsman Alert has been granted permission from Editor David Rotman to quote directly from the most recent cover story of the MIT News, featuring Dr. Aviv Regev in the article “The Cartographer of Cells.” “Aviv Regev helped pioneer single-cell […]