STDs on the Rise in Rockland

Rockland County Board of Health addresses STDs increase, illegal dumping, code violations BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Board of Health met at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15 to address several health code violations and matters of public health. Among the biggest issues were two new items of business on a recently-released study on […]

New York to Put New Domestic Violence Laws in Place

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Monday announced an agreement on legislation to strengthen New York’s domestic violence laws. The agreement includes a series of measures to protect victims of domestic violence and crack down on repeat offenders. Provisions in the bill include increasing the penalty […]