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

Reducing the Tax Burden On Clarkstown Families and Preserving Their Quality of Life

To: The Editors Of Rockland Voice From: Councilwoman Adrienne Carey Subject: Reducing the Tax Burden On Clarkstown Families and Preserving Their Quality of Life Wow! A zero percent (0%) property tax increase for Clarkstown next year! It almost doesn’t sound real, but as a...
Posted On Oct 23 2016

Sheriff Falco – The Tyrant In The Tombs?

The Editor Rockland Voice September 1, 2016 Dear Editor: We wish to direct your attention to the photo above which was taken during the 2015 election cycle. The people in the photo were surrounding Chief Richard Vasquez as he made the announcement that he was a candidate in the...
Posted On Sep 04 2016

Young College Grad Questions Political Correctness

Young America in the Face of Political Correctness by Kevin Kelly Being 27 years old and a recent college grad, I worry about the sort of impression that my fellow young Americans are getting from heavy-handed political correctness. People confuse that for simple decency. They...
Posted On Jul 04 2016

Talk From Elected Officials Is Cheap – We Need Proactive Steps To Preserve Orangetown

Letter to Editor of Rockland Voice Talk from Elected Officials is Cheap We Need Proactive Steps to Preserve Orangetown by Chris Day The recent combination of Supervisor Stewart’s column extolling the virtues of his administration and the recent “no knock” law and a brief comment...
Posted On May 24 2016

Thank You Melissa Reimer – A Ramapo Hero

To: Editor Rockland Voice From: Jim Flynn, Nanuet Thank You, Melissa Reimer – You are a Modern Day Hero! What is courage? Some heroes are described as individuals who fearlessly face danger. There are few if any like that, most true heroes are ordinary people who were...
Posted On Apr 21 2016

The Clarkstown Democratic Party – Has It Lost Its Way?

Why I Resigned From the Clarkstown Democratic Executive Committee Sandra Siegel, Former Recording Secretary Clarkstown Democratic Executive Committee I would like to announce publicly that I have resigned from my position on the Clarkstown Democratic Executive Committee, where I...
Posted On Mar 12 2016

Open Letter To Legislator Wieder – Anti-Semitism: A Label Used As Shield Against Scrutiny

‘Anti-Semitism: A Label Too Often Used As A Shield To Fight Off Scrutiny’ By Julie D. Globus Child of Cultural Yiddishkeit an Attorney, an Advocate and a Mother This letter addresses comments made by Legislator Wieder in a speech made to the Rockland County...
Posted On Feb 10 2016

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Screwed By Rockland Courts!

To The Rockland Voice Editor, I would like to share my experiences with the Rockland County Courts. I feel what I am going through is not just happening to me; for every case like mine, I am sure there are many others suffering through the same injustice. Before I continue, one...
Posted On Jan 31 2016

Facts & Truth vs. Politics as Usual – The 2016 Budget Process

Friends, Most of you know my administration has charted a new course for Rockland County, one guided by simple, common sense principles. Our core priorities include stabilizing Rockland’s finances, promoting economic growth and preserving the County for future generations....
Posted On Nov 29 2015