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

Syria: Was This An Intelligence Failure Again?

Breaking news reported that the regime of President Assad perpetrated a sneak attack using chemical weapons against civilians in Syria.  The U.S. launched multiple missile strikes in response.  Why did the intelligence community fail to inform the President before the attack...
Posted On Apr 10 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

Jihadist Travel Ban: Rational Immigration Policy

The rogue ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii Wednesday, imposing a temporary restraining order aimed at interfering with an Executive Order calling for the vetting of travelers from six failed countries, notorious for Jihadist activity, hours before it was set to go into effect;...
Posted On Mar 18 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

State of the Union Address: Americanism Arrived

The first State of the Union Address by the 45th President of the United States announced the arrival of Americanism.  The President was selling the idea that it feels good to be an American and Americans are buying it. In front of the entire nation, he sincerely asked the U.S....
Posted On Mar 01 2017

The Tyrant In The Tombs. Part 3 – Call A Plumber Lawsuits Are Flooding Sheriff Falco’s Jail

Recently there has been yet another interesting turn of events in Sheriff Falco’s Rockland County Jail which has been the subject of several articles in Rockland Voice. The first article was a Letter to Rockland Voice written by several retired and resigned corrections...

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