Rockland Voice Endorses Reform Candidate Charles Falciglia For County Legislator

Rockland Voice strongly endorses Charles Falciglia for Rockland County Legislator for District 12. District 12 represents 9 of the 11 voting districts of the Village of Suffern, the Villages’ of Airmont and Hillburn, and a small portion of unincorporated Ramapo.  Here is an...

Forgery And Fraud In Election Petitions Filed By Wayne Ballard?

Highways Superintendent, Wayne Ballard, has a checkered history in gathering ‘absentee ballots’ and election petitions designed to further his political desire to remain in political office in Clarkstown. In the 2013 election his Democratic opponent won a primary...

Supervisor Gromack’s Elections and Campaign Spending Under Investigation by New York State Board of Elections

City & State, a widely read statewide political paper, has reported that several complaints have been filed requesting that the enforcement unit of the New York State Board of Elections (NYSBOE) examine Supervisor’s Gromack’s campaign accounts. The BOE has...

What Goes Around, Comes Around

Is Rockland County’s Water Supply Facing Major Contamination? People sometimes ask why we report on what is going on in Rampo, our neigboring town, and Orange County, our neighboring county. The answer is simple – “What goes around comes around“. Take what...

Three Years After Being Warned Of Fiscal Disaster Supervisor Gromack Will Ask You To Re-elect Him In November. Why?

“Let us not bankrupt our today by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.” On election day this November it will be over three years since I wrote an open letter with the assistance of Nanuet business man, Jim Flynn, to...

Question: When Is A Downgrade Not a Downgrade? Answer: When You Live In A Wonderland.

On Monday, August 03, 2015 Supervisor Gromack of the Town of Clarkstown appeared on the WRCR show with Steve Possell and began his remarks by opining that what Donald Trump says in the news media is “amusing at times“. Now we will readily admit that Republican Trump...

Clarkstown’s Triple A Bond Rating Downgraded By Standard & Poor’s – Hoehmann, Borelli and Day Hold News Conference

Rockland Voice has learned that on July 23, 2015 Standard & Poor’s downgraded the Town of Clarkstown’s vaunted Triple A bond rating and has assigned a ‘AA+’ rating to the Town’s series 2015 public improvement bonds. Just last week Supervisor...

Pssst …. Rumor Has It There Is A ‘Whimper’ In Clarkstown Soon To Be Followed By A ‘Big Bang’

Oscar Wilde once remarked: “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about”. If that aphorism holds true then we wonder if either Mr. Gromack, the Supervisor of Clarkstown, and his challenger in November for that office, Councilman George...

A Reflection on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

A Reflection on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness This year was marred by the East Ramapo School Board’s behavior with respect to the “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” for children in the East Ramapo public school system. The School Board...

District Attorney Zugibe Talks About Crime and Scams In Rockland County

The following is a transcription of the radio interview of District Attorney THOMAS P. ZUGIBE from WRCR (1300 AM) held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 POSSELL: Rockland County District Attorney Tom Zugibe, good morning, sir. ZUGIBE: Good morning. Thanks for having me back again....