Zika – A Call to Action

Every year since 1999 when West Nile virus was first found in our area, Rockland has been aggressive about mosquito control. This year is no different. But the stakes are even higher.As we all know, the Zika virus has become a worldwide public health concern. The virus is...

Slumlords Lose – Rockland County Wins

One year ago I told the people of Rockland County that we were going to do something about the slumlords that prey on tenants who live in dangerous and sometimes disgusting conditions. I am happy to report that we have been successful. We have taken on the slumlords –...

Rockland’s Water- Our Most Precious Resource

There are good reasons why water has been called the most precious resource: without it there are no communities, no businesses, no people, no life. Here in Rockland we are blessed with several water sources, including water from deep underground and water that collects in...