A Weed By Any Other Name?

One horticultural definition of a ‘weed‘ refers to it as being a ‘misplaced plant‘. Weeds grow faster among the plants whose survival is desired. Those of us who are gardeners know that periodically weeds must be uprooted and the flowers of our garden must...

A Government By The People And For The People

To The Editor Rockland Voice: This Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the members of the Rockland County Legislature will be faced with voting again on two issues that have recently led to a great deal of controversy. The first involves the bus contract with the Brega Transport Company...

Ed Day Offers a ‘Do-Over’

To the members of the Rockland County Legislature: Our County Executive, Ed Day, vetoed the amendment proposed on the Brega Bus Company contract. This means he is giving you a “do over” or as golfers would say a “mulligan”. As I stated in my comments in the Rockland Voice on...

When Life Throws A ‘Curve Ball’

I have been knocking on doors and meeting people at shopping centers and various events as I seek election in District # 5 to the Rockland County Legislature seat formerly held by County Executive, Ed Day.  I am pleased to say that I have Ed’s full support and the response to my...

Candidate For Legislature, Lon Hofstein, Comments On Brega Contract

To the Editor of Rockland Voice In June of 2013 a contract was awarded to the Brega Transportation Corporation to provide bus service to the County of Rockland for a period of five years. The cost to Rockland County was $70,000,000.00. During the month of February 2014 a bus...

Lon Hofstein Comments On Slaughterhouse

  Preserve Rockland and its partner organization, Preserve Ramapo, have noted that the builder of a proposed $3 million slaughterhouse that would process 5,000 chickens a day has completed initial studies on the impact of the controversial plant and a 30-page summary of the...