NYS Assemblyman Ortiz: Insurance Will Stop Cop Killers

“Spotlight on Legislation I am sponsoring new legislation to require owners of firearms to obtain at least $250,000 liability insurance, re-emphasizing the need for new strategies to address lax gun laws (A5864). The recent murder of NYPD Officer Randolph Holder...
Posted On Nov 03 2015

Woodbury Police Benevolent Association: Vote No Confidence For Vasquez

Candidate for Rockland County Sheriff’, Richard Vasquez’s peers, subordinates, co-workers, supervisors and now the Police Benevolent Association are calling for him to be removed from the position of Woodbury Police Chief by a unanimous member vote of “no...
Posted On Oct 28 2015

ROCKLAND VOICE Endorses Betty Carmand for Legislature District #8

The Rockland Voice has endorsed Betty Carmand for the Legislature District #8, comprised of Spring Valley and Hillcrest.  We have observed Ms. Carmand’s approach as an advocate for all of the children in the East Ramapo Central School District with increased interest. Her...
Posted On Oct 28 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

Letter To My Ramapo Neighbors

​​​​​​September, 2015 Dear Ramapo Neighbor: I am seeking to fill the legislative seat being vacated by Legislator Joe Meyers, who has chosen not to seek re-election. For several decades the Rockland County Legislature has flown under the radar; being reactive rather than...

HELP WANTED: An American President

  The free people of the United States of America are seeking a Chief Executive to fulfill the Office of President. The eligibility requirements are described in the U.S. Constitution, Section 1 – Article II. The duties and responsibilities will include some of the...
Posted On Aug 13 2015

EDITORIAL – How Politicians Try To Fool You

The politics of smear is a dis-service to not only our political system but to ‘we the people’. Shrugging your shoulders and accepting the slander, libel, and smearing of political candidates without foundation in fact or truth is dishonorable and also complicit in a...
Posted On Jul 09 2015

Sheriff Falco Says Opponent’s “Inflammatory” Video Is “Specious”

To the Editor, The Office of Sheriff, is the only elected law enforcement official in America. In 2011, I was given the honor and privilege of being elected the 50th Sheriff of Rockland County, on a promise to be the Sheriff of all the people of Rockland County. To me, that means...
Posted On Jun 06 2015
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NY GOP Leaders Host Campaign Workshop In Haverstraw

No one can remember the last time so many Republican leaders penetrated as deeply into the heart of this particular Democrat strong-hold in the Village of Haverstraw, in Rockland County.  This was the first time that a concerted effort was made to re-introduce the voters in the...
Posted On Jun 01 2015

Republicans Set To Meet In Democratic Village of Haverstraw

In a move not seen in recent memory, Republicans will meet in the Democrat strong-hold of Haverstraw Village, Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at the Kings Daughter Library, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, 85 Main St. for a leadership training workshop conducted by the Leadership Institute...
Posted On May 28 2015