Shutting Anellotech Down

   To Editor – Rockland Voice From – John J. Tormey III, Esq., Pearl River, NY Dear Editor: Living in Rockland County for nearly two decades, I learned that those who would inflict environmental harm, seek out the perceived weakest communities for that purpose....
Posted On Jan 13 2015

Water, Water Everywhere – Lies About Cost And Supply

WATER WATER EVERYWHERE – WHY ARE WE BEING LIED TO ABOUT THE COST AND SUPPLY? To The Editor – Rockland Voice From – Charles Clewsow Last year the Rockland Legislature approved a 4% tax on our electric and heating bills. This amounted to about $20 a month per...
Posted On Jan 13 2015

A Look Ahead

Friends, As we usher in 2015, let’s reflect on the past and look forward to a promising year ahead. We recently emerged from a long and grueling budget process that was filled with a series of difficult choices. While most in the Legislature punted on the hard decisions, I...

Property Tax Bills Can Demonize The ‘Poor’

Rockland County taxes as listed on my Orangetown Property Tax invoice are misleading and potentially inflammatory against the ‘poor.’ First the item entitled ‘State and County’ taxes contains only County taxes, not State taxes. Second the item entitled...

Why A Bus Baron’s Math Is Not Taught In Local Schools

  The Rockland County Purchasing Department is probably one of the best run agencies that the county has. Having said that, why can’t they get a seemingly simple contract correct once and for all? The Rockland County TRIPS bus maintenance contract that has been awarded to...