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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Communism, Been There, Done That!

Dear Editor: Hi … My name is Maria.  I am a Cuban-American You may have seen some of my postings and comments on Facebook.  I have been asked to speak to you today about what it was like … living under the grip of a Communist regime. I will attempt to recap some of my...
Posted On Nov 27 2015

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Islamists Use Terrorism To Rob Our Freedom

Dear Rockland Voice Editor: Most of us are awakening to the news of updates from what has happened in Saint-Denis, France. This past evening, French police conducted a raid in Saint Denis, where suspects of the Friday the thirteenth terrorist attacks in Paris, France were hiding....
Posted On Nov 20 2015

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: U.S. Sending Troops to Syria – Too little, too late

DEAR EDITOR: Too late and too little, Is what most Generals say? Especially when China is joining Russia in bombing anti-Assad forces. On the ground, Hezbollah and at least 1500 Revolutionary Guards from Iran are also battling the anti-Assad forces. Here’s the picture: ISIS and...
Posted On Nov 01 2015

Legislator Toney Earl Can’t Debate The Issues?

To: Editor Rockland Voice From: Eric Grossfeld – Co-Founder: Get Up, Stand Up: East Ramapo If you can’t debate the issues, don’t debate the issues. That seems to be Legislator Toney Earl’s campaign strategy, at least. Following numerous attempts via phone and email, I...
Posted On Oct 28 2015

Legislator Jobson Gets A ‘Free Pass’ Into Another Term Of Rockland County Legislature

MISTAKEN TECHNICALITIES To: Editor of Rockland Voice From: Mike Diederich, Jr. – Stony Point, NY I am a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, and a lawyer who believes is democracy and contested elections. I’d like to believe that democracy works in America. Yet I...
Posted On Oct 28 2015

A Decision For The Common Good Or A Promise For Political Gratification?

  The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they’ve been appointed and thinking they’ve been anointed – Claude Pepper To: Editor Rockland Voice From: Lauri Santulli Dear Editor, Summit Park Nursing Home has been a controversial issue for some...
Posted On Oct 24 2015

Councilman Borelli Discusses A Ward System For Clarkstown

To: Editor Of Rockland Voice From: Clarkstown Councilman Frank Borelli I am a strong believer that the implementation of a Ward system is vital to preserving the diverse suburban character of the Town of Clarkstown. Safeguarding our Town from over-development and creating checks...
Posted On Sep 18 2015

Smear Campaign Begins In Clarkstown Using ‘Big Lie’ And ‘Push Poll’ Techniques

To: Editor Rockland Voice From:  Councilman Frank Borelli Subject:  Sleaze and Smear An effort has commenced by some political cowards in the Town of Clarkstown to deflect attention away from a terrible record of fiscal mismanagement by Supervisor Gromack and his...
Posted On Aug 27 2015

Our Debt – Our Roads – Our Taxes

To: The Editor of Rockland Voice From: Councilman Frank Borelli Subject: Our Debt – Our Roads – Our Taxes The serious financial challenges we are facing in Clarkstown were highlighted during a discussion at last week’s town Board meeting on an agenda item seeking to...
Posted On Aug 19 2015