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 […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Be Prepared”

County Executive’s Corner: “Be Prepared”

By County Executive Ed Day Last week we activated Rockland County’s Emergency Operations Center in Pomona, thankfully not for an actual emergency but for an Indian Point disaster drill. Rockland was one of four counties that practiced emergency responses in case an incident ever happened at the Indian Point nuclear power plant located just across […]

Marine given new hands and arms will be special guest at Military Appreciation Night next Saturday at Pomona Ballpark

Marine given new hands and arms will be special guest at Military Appreciation Night next Saturday at Pomona Ballpark

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Rocklanders can enjoy the national pastime and salute our nation’s heroes next Saturday in Pomona. Palisades Credit Union Park will host Military Appreciation Night, sponsored by the Barry Fixler Foundation. Among the special guests is the amazing and inspiring Sgt. John Peck. While serving as a US Marine, Peck lost both of his arms […]

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