State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

State Gov to Open Mass Vaccination Site at Rockland Community College, Drastically Expands Vaccine Eligibility

On Monday afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Rockland will finally be receiving a mass vaccination site of its own. Despite leading the state in infections and deaths due to COVID-19, Rocklanders have previously had to rely on mass vaccination sites in Westchester County and other areas to receive the vital medication. The announcement comes […]

Bail on the Outs: Orangetown Supervisor Condemns State Criminal Justice Reform

Bail on the Outs: Orangetown Supervisor Condemns State Criminal Justice Reform

By Joe Kuhn Local Government and law enforcement officials are apprehensive about new criminal justice reforms passed at the state level. Taking effect in January of 2020, these new laws will eliminate bail and pretrial incarceration for all misdemeanors and a litany of non-violent felonies, including burglary in the second degree, many drug related charges, […]

Rounding up the Week’s Legislative Activity in Orangetown

Rounding up the Week’s Legislative Activity in Orangetown

The day-to-day work in town government isn’t always the most exciting to read about, but here in Orangetown we have moved two agenda items forward that are for the betterment of the entire community. Preserving Orangetown for future generations After recently speaking with the Orangetown town arborist, it has come to my attention that the […]

South Orangetown Welcomes Malala

South Orangetown Welcomes Malala

Ms. Yousafzai spoke to students in grades 5-8 and members of Tappan Zee High School’s Social Justice Club about her life, her advocacy for girls’ education and her new book, We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World. “Education is about more than reading and writing,” Ms. Yousafzai told South Orangetown […]

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