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

I Never Promised You A Rose Garden

I Never Promised You A Rose Garden. No, Supervisor St. Lawrence, you did not. But good government and transparency is really not asking too much. By County Legislator Charles Falciglia By now almost everyone is aware of the contaminated soil debacle involving Ramapo Supervisor,...
Posted On Apr 06 2017

The Elephant In The Room – A Response From The Jewish Federation Of Rockland County

Dear Editor, At a time when government officials, community leaders and citizens are speaking about the increased number of anti-Semitic, bias and racist incidents across the country, The Rockland Voice has posted an opinion piece ( ‘The Elephant In The Room – Is...
Posted On Mar 06 2017

The Elephant In The Room – Is Anti-Semitism Rising In Rockland County?

The question du jour is whether anti-Semitism is rising in Rockland County. We believe the answer to this question is an emphatic ‘NO!’  However, it is perhaps time that there be an open discussion about Rockland’s “Elephant In The Room.” [This...
Posted On Mar 05 2017

Tattle-talers in the Tombs: The plot thickens

The Rockland County Sheriff’s Office has endured the critical eye of close examination by the Rockland Voice editorial board writers in recent weeks.   For the sake of good order and in the best public interest, we turn that same eagle eye to those making the accusations...
Posted On Mar 02 2017

An American Principle – The Bonding Process

Letter To The Editor Rockland Voice An American Principle: The Bonding Process By Peter M. Bradley Why has the Rockland County Democratic Party lost their bond and trust with the residents of Clarkstown and Rockland? I consider myself to be a good friend of Julie Globus, yet I...
Posted On Feb 20 2017

Walking A Fine Line

Letter To Editor Rockland Voice Subject: The Garvey Affect – The Takeaway By Julie D. Globus “The ultra orthodox Hasidic community’s abusive treatment of women is epic. In that community, women must separate themselves from men, must dress as they are told, are forced...
Posted On Feb 18 2017

A MILLENNIAL’S TAKE ON ABORTION

With the ascent of Donald Trump to the presidency, the subsequent Women’s March on Washington, and the upcoming March for Life, there’s been no shortage of social issues brought to our daily attention by the media. Naturally, one of the big ones is abortion. As a millennial less...
Posted On Jan 28 2017

Congers Resident Peter Bradley Responds To Comments Made By Legislator Wieder

To: Editor Of Rockland Voice From: Peter Bradley, Congers resident When Do They Stop? When Do We Begin? At a recent Rockland County Legislative meeting, Legislators Aron Wieder and Ilan Schoenberger decided to launch into an extended attack on my character.  This attack was made...
Posted On Jan 23 2017