Being Prepared for a Weather Emergency

We’ve spent a lot of time this summer worrying about rain, or more precisely, the lack of rain. Happily, a couple of good storm brought us enough precipitation for us to ease up on the water restriction implemented by the Department of Health earlier this summer. But...

Fighting the Good Fight

I spent a few hours this week visiting Rockland County’s Regional Investigative Resource Center, a new facility under the auspices of our District Attorney Tom Zugibe. Staffed with an expert team of crime analysts and sworn law enforcement members, the RIRC is a...

Help Is On The Way

Last week, I visited the Spring Valley Police Department to get a firsthand look at the county’s new 911 system. The state-of-the-art “Next Generation 911” software is now fully operational for callers in Haverstraw, Orangetown, Ramapo, Stony Point, Suffern...

Indian Point, Do Better

Last weekend’s transformer failure at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan didn’t just send choking black smoke into the evening sky. The potentially deadly incident also sent fear into the surrounding communities. Let me start by commending our emergency...