Health Commissioner Issues New Order re: Measles Outbreak

Health Commissioner Issues New Order re: Measles Outbreak

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health, Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert issued new Commissioner’s Orders that will be used moving forward to contain the ongoing measles outbreak.  “It is unacceptable to sit back and do nothing as more of our residents fall ill to this deadly disease and court […]

State judge ends Rockland County’s State of Emergency over measles breakout

State judge ends Rockland County’s State of Emergency over measles breakout

Rockland County Executive Ed Day: We vehemently disagree with Judge’s order County Attorney seeks acknowledgement that Health Commissioner’s Order stands Acting State Supreme Court Justice Rolf Thorsen issued a Restraining Order late Friday against Rockland County’s Executive Order Declaring a State of Emergency in Rockland County. The judge’s order restrains the County from enforcing the Executive […]

County resolves impasse with CSEA

County resolves impasse with CSEA

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE  County Executive Ed Day and County Attorney Thomas Humbach announced an agreement through the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) regarding a negotiated settlement (see image gallery) with the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA). The agreement runs from July 11, 2018, through February 29, 2020, and grants CSEA Regional President […]

Volunteers of the Week: Meals on Wheels Connects Dominican College Students with the Aging and Homebound Populations

Volunteers of the Week: Meals on Wheels Connects Dominican College Students with the Aging and Homebound Populations

BY BARRY WARNER Home-delivered meals are intended for older adults who are considered homebound due to illness or disability and who are food insecure due to limitations in their abilities to obtain and prepare food on a daily basis. “The Meals on Wheels (mow) mission statement is to enhance the wellness of Rockland’s older adults […]

Probable Fraud Involving Rockland County Conservative Party Committee Petitions

Probable Fraud Involving Rockland County Conservative Party Committee Petitions

38 out of 44 petitions filed with the Rockland County Board of Elections on July 16 contain errors that should render them invalid. Although provided with evidence that would invalidate all 38 petitions, both Board of Elections Commissioners stated that petitions are presumed valid unless a General Objection form is filed from registered voters in […]

Timelines: July 12, 2018

Timelines: July 12, 2018

Decapitated Animals Connected to Caribbean Religion The recently discovered decapitated animals found in Pomona are believed to have been part of a Santeria ritual, professed experts told the Journal News this week. Santeria is “a pantheistic religion with West African roots that migrated to the Caribbean via the slave trade,” where it combined with Roman Catholicism. […]

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