To Dr. Alpert [The RCT Ombudsman] and Rockland County Times readers: Dr. Alpert’s recent column on the decline in service from the U.S. Postal Service was sadly not surprising. Unfortunately, Ombudsman Alert is not alone. Among the 164 postal cases my District Office staff has addressed over the past 12 months, at least six included complaints about […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert mailed out two separate packages on April 3 and April 16, 2018 to Plainview, New York and Saint George, Utah, respectively, purchasing tracking numbers on each package to trace their deliveries to the recipients. On each of the receipts given by the local post office, along with […]
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 […]
BREAKING NEWS FROM MIT: Rebuilding organs so they might be used again BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman It’s time to check in with the latest research from my old stomping grounds at MIT. During my years as a mathematics professor at the university I was exposed to the latest advances in many fields of science. […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT The Ombudsman Alert has previously warned readers of several scams, including the infamous IRS scam, phony lottery scams and others. However, the latest scam that has the potential to affect nearly all senior citizens in the US may be the most threatening of all! This scam will try to go after […]