The Woman Who Was Not Educated In A Yeshiva

The Woman Who Was Not Educated By A Yeshiva Confronts The County Legislators Who Claim They Were.  By: Julie D. Globus “To be a Jew sitting in that room was an embarrassment.” On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in the Rockland County Legislature all of the children of Rockland...
Posted On Jun 18 2018

Under New Management: New York State Latino National Republican Coalition

As of 1 June 2018, the New York State Latino National Republican Coalition is under new management.  The former NYS Chair, Orange County, Ruben Estrada announced he quit as a life long republican to join the New York Reform Party. In the wake of Mr. Estrada abruptly vacating the...
Posted On Jun 04 2018

Another Ramapo Shell Game

Another Ramapo Shell Game County Legislator Charles Falciglia I do not know Michael Specht, who is running for Supervisor of the Town of Ramapo on the Democratic line, or Thomas Sullivan who is running for Rockland County Executive on the Conservative line. But what I do know is...
Posted On Nov 03 2017

A Blue-Field Of Dreams

​ A BLUE-FIELD OF DREAMS County Legislator Charles Falciglia Over the past several years many people have sought me out requesting help or advice on what they believe are questionable financial activities (campaign finance or otherwise) often involving one of our local elected...
Posted On Oct 22 2017

Stop Calling Trump a White Supremacist (and Everybody, Stop Using False Labels)

It really does scare me sometimes how eagerly people catch on to a false idea. I’ve seen it happen on both the political left and right. Among those that have come up recently, the most provocative seems to be the left’s certainty of President Trump being a white supremacist....
Posted On Sep 23 2017

‘Black Lives Matter’ Sue ‘The Town Of Clarkstown And The Men Behind The Strategic Intelligence Unit

Once again, improper actions of the now retired/resigned Detective Stephen Cole-Hatchard and the now suspended Chief Sullivan have brought discredit and disgrace upon the Town of Clarkstown and the fine members of the Clarkstown Police Department. In a recent article we explained...
Posted On Aug 30 2017

Four Thousand Shades Of Ramapo Grey

​​ Four Thousand Shades Of Ramapo Grey Legislator Charles Falciglia   The two properties commonly referred to as the Matterhorn Nursery and Minisceongo Golf Course represent approximately 175 acres in the Town of Ramapo targeted for development. The Matterhorn property was...
Posted On Aug 14 2017

How Did We Win? With Guns – and Other Things by Kevin Kelly

On this 241st birthday of the United States of America, we remember the toil and blood it took for this nation’s first citizens to guard its independence. That toil and blood required use of the most modern weaponry of the late 18th century from pistols and grenades to bayonets...
Posted On Jul 04 2017

PRIDE MONTH: A reflection on the issues

Pride Month: A Reflection on the Issues by: Kevin Kelly On Sunday a couple weeks ago, I visited an annual Pride Month event downtown here in Warwick. In case you’re not aware, Pride Month occurs every June and recognizes the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LBGT)...
Posted On Jul 01 2017

Rockland County Legislature Playing Majority Monopoly: Taxpayers Don’t Collect $ 4,510,000, Can’t Pass Go and Remain Stranded On Free Parking.

Rockland County Legislature Playing Majority Monopoly: Taxpayers Don’t Collect $ 4,510,000, Can’t Pass Go and Remain Stranded On Free Parking.  By County Legislator Lon Hofstein Republican Minority Leader As incredulous as it seems, the sale of the dilapidated,...
Posted On May 11 2017