Clarkstown Supervisor Decries Community College Chargebacks

Clarkstown Supervisor Decries Community College Chargebacks

BY KATHY KAHN Special to the Rockland County Times With the cost of community college “chargebacks” becoming increasingly unsustainable for New York’s 62 counties, many are now passing those costs down to local cities and towns. New York Community College Trustees’ forum, “Operating Chargebacks: A Critical Component in the Funding Partnership for New York’s Community […]

RCC SPORTS HALL OF FAME DINNER COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

RCC SPORTS HALL OF FAME DINNER COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Rockland Community College will hold their annual Sports Hall of Fame dinner event on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. at the Italian-American Social Club in West Haverstraw. Three people are being honored as this year’s inductees, joining the 30 previous members in the RCC Sports Hall of Fame. They are: Emil […]

Community College Chargeback Reform is in the Air

Community College Chargeback Reform is in the Air

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Several Rockland County officials announced last week, a five-point plan for combating one of the many fiscal problems facing Rockland, community college chargebacks. Rockland County Legislator Cris Carey, R-Bardonia, Stony Point Town Councilwoman Luanna Konopko, and Orangetown Councilman Paul Valentine joined Rockland County Legislator Ed Day, R-New City, as he announced the […]

Proposed Solutions to Community College Chargebacks

Rockland County Legislator Ed Day announced Wednesday morning, a five-point plan for addressing the issue of community college chargebacks in Rockland County. Fellow county legislator Cris Carey, Stony Point Town Councilwoman Luanna Konopko, and Orangetown Councilman Paul Valentine, joined Day for the announcement. Earlier this year, the county government, voted to pass $1.8 million in […]

VETERANS RECOGNIZED ACROSS ROCKLAND COUNTY

VETERANS RECOGNIZED ACROSS ROCKLAND COUNTY

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Veterans Day festivities honor those who have bravely served United States Rockland County got into the sprit of Veterans Day this week with two displays showcasing different aspects of veteran life. In Garnerville, the King’s Daughter Library is hosting a display of photographs, documents, and other items, covering World War II, Korea, […]

Introducing the Rockland County Times Newest Feature — College Sports Notebook with Marc Maturo

  The Rockland County Times today introduces our College Sports Notebook, compiled by veteran sports writer and columnist Marc Maturo, who is a lifetime member of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) and former president of the International Boxing Writers Association (IBWA). Maturo urges anyone connected with the collegiate sports scene to keep him […]