Both Sides Claim Victory After Appeals Court Ruling Involving Rabbinical College and Village of Pomona

Both Sides Claim Victory After Appeals Court Ruling Involving Rabbinical College and Village of Pomona

By: Joel Grossbarth The lawsuit of the Congregation Rabbinical College of Tartikov, Inc. v. Village of Pomona has deeply divided the community in Rockland along religious lines while at the same time redefining legal principles of local land use laws versus Federal constitutional rights and laws. This week, a Federal Appeals Court in Manhattan may […]

97 New Citizens Pledge Allegiance at Naturalization Ceremony

97 New Citizens Pledge Allegiance at Naturalization Ceremony

POMONA, NY – A Naturalization Ceremony was held at the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona, New York. The room was packed with family and friends celebrating as more than 97 people became United States citizens. Rockland County Executive Ed Day greeted the new residents and encouraged them to become active members of their […]

Family Visitation Playground Opens

Family Visitation Playground Opens

New City, NY, – County Executive Ed Day, Commissioner of Social Services Joan Silvestri and Director of Facilities Management Robert Gruffi cut the ribbon at the newly constructed Family Visitation Playground located at the rear of Building C at the Robert L. Yeager Health Center in Pomona. This playground equipment replaces a 25-year old facility […]

County Executive’s Corner: A New Shelter

County Executive’s Corner: A New Shelter

By County Executive Ed Day This week we announced the 2020 proposed Budget for Rockland County; to make the announcement we visited the Hi Tor Animal Care Center in Pomona. Two years ago, we pledged to construct a new facility on that property, and we are now making good on that promise. A society is […]

STATEMENT FROM HI TOR ANIMAL SERVICES

STATEMENT FROM HI TOR ANIMAL SERVICES

“A ringworm outbreak was discovered shortly after we made a change in shelter management. A team of board-certified shelter veterinarians has confirmed this originated from a disregard of proper protocols in accepting and handling surrendered animals, which has also contributed to overcrowding. We are aggressively taking the steps necessary to care for the cat population […]

On Point with Tina Traster: Urge Hi Tor To Move Forward With Cat Project

On Point with Tina Traster: Urge Hi Tor To Move Forward With Cat Project

BY TINA TRASTER Time and again, cat-loving folks in Rockland County and beyond have reached into their pockets and given generously to Hi Tor Animal Shelter to specifically improve the lives of the cats. Anyone who’s adopted a Hi Tor cat, myself included, can tell you how dedicated Hi Tor’s employees and volunteers are, caring […]

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