BY JOE KUHN This week the Rockland County Legislature voted to confirm the appointment of their newest member, Itamar Yeger, the executive assistant district attorney and chief of appeals for the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office. Yeger, a former New Hempstead trustee and Ramapo councilman, will be filling the seat vacated by legislator Ilan Schoenberger […]
Following the Rockland County Times breaking the story, the Rockland Journal News discovered an additional $16,000 in donations from Brega related individuals to Ilan Schoenberger, for a total of $48,000, accounting for close to 50 percent of Schoenberger’s contributions in the January-July reporting period.
BY MICHAEL RICONDA New City – Rockland County Clerk Paul Piperato came out in support of County Legislator Ilan Schoenberger’s campaign for county executive, earning Schoenberger’s cross-endorsement for Piperato’s own county clerk re-election campaign. Piperato explained he chose Schoenberger because he wanted to support a candidate who he believes can work with local leaders, update […]
BY MICHAEL RICONDA Spring Valley – As a ceremonial first step in a long-anticipated project, county, town and village officials gathered at a section of Pascack Brook in Spring Valley on August 14 to break ground on the recently-approved Pascack Brook bypass culvert project, which will alleviate flooding for some 80 Spring Valley homeowners. In […]
At courthouse hearings this week, Ilan Schoenberger’s petitions for the Independence Party were validated, giving him the line, as no other county executive candidates qualified to contest him via write-in. County executive candidate Simon Leschinsky of the Conservative Party won his battle to stay in the primary against party-endorsed candidate Tom Sullivan.
BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland Water Coalition hosted an occasionally heated debate between candidates for county executive on the evening of April 18, covering issues ranging from United Water’s proposed desalination plant in Haverstraw to the continued issues surrounding Indian Point. The debate had five participants: Suffern mayor Dagan LaCorte, County Legislator Ilan Schoenberger, former […]