BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Photo Credit: Connecticut Post In this Ombudsman’s very first weekly column published on April 14, 2016, I discussed the tragic February 3, 2015 collision of a 2011 Mercedes-Benz SUV with a Metro-North commuter train in Valhalla, New York, which resulted in six deaths, many injured victims and millions of dollars […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman In an attempt to answer the above-stated critical question very often posed by Rockland’s homeowners in forums on managing the costs of gas and electric utilities, this Ombudsman first met with his fellow members of Senator Carlucci’s Senior Citizen Advisory Committee on Thursday, July 13 at the Nanuet Library, where […]
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT RCT Ombudsman On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the following identical letter was sent to both our former Congressman Eliot Engel, and our current Congresswoman, Nita Lowey: “I am simultaneously writing to both of you through your representatives since each of you have expressed your deep concern for matters of auto safety […]
OMBUDSMAN ALERT: MIT ANNOUNCES EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PILL TO TARGET DANGEROUS GERMS, CAUSING THEM TO SELF-DESTRUCT!
BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT RCT Ombudsman This Ombudsman again returns to the MIT Technology Review (latest July/August edition) gaining permission of the editor, David Rotman, to allow our column to quote directly from that publication: “As resistance to antibiotics grows in the US, researchers are looking for new ways to fight germs like Clostridium difficile, a […]
SPECIAL BENEFITS FOR ROCKLAND’S NON-DRIVING SENIOR CITIZENS For Rockland’s Senior Citizens who either do not drive or prefer not to drive in traveling to and from their medical appointments, the Rockland Office For the Aging offers two attractive options to enable them to comfortably and economically travel around Rockland County and beyond for these purposes. […]
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 […]