The Price of Apathy In Rockland County: “Too Damn High”

The political situation in Rockland County is becoming increasingly grim for the people who are obligated to pay the bills around here. The politicians and party bosses reading this editorial installment are bracing for their names to be listed, along with their actions to be...
Posted On Apr 13 2015

Four Thousand Shades Of Political Gray

  The Monroe Democratic Committee (MDC) in neighboring Orange County received seven donations from seven individuals from Brooklyn totaling $6,000.00 and one from a Monroe resident for $1,000.00, all reported the same day, October 18, 2013.  The MDC then donated $6,800.00 of...

Loretta Lynch Shouldn’t Be Confirmed: By Raynard Jackson

  The United States Senate is bound by law not to confirm Loretta Lynch to be our next Attorney General (AG). Lynch is the current U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, which includes Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Long Island.  Last November, President...
Posted On Feb 23 2015

“On My Dead Wife’s Grave” – Clarkstown Holds Workshop On Highway Report

  This poor highway department has been torn apart by everybody – Clarkstown Superintendent of Highways, Wayne Ballard In September, 2014 the Town of Clarkstown announced that it had retained Public Sector HR Consultants LLC of Glenville, NY to conduct a review of the...

Clarkstown Councilman Hoehmann Opposes Ramapo Proposal On Pascack Ridge Downzoning

  To: Editor Rockland Voice From: George Hoehmann, Clarkstown Councilman Re: Pascack Ridge Development in Town of Ramapo Dear Editor:  In this letter I would like to provide your readers with detailed reasons as to why I oppose the proposed downzoning in the Town of Ramapo...
Posted On Jan 16 2015

Heard On The Street – Lawsuit Imminent To Remove Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme

Word is circulating in Ramapo that a lawsuit will be filed against Demeza Delhomme to have him removed as mayor of Spring Valley. A source knowledgeable of the forthcoming lawsuit indicates that the plaintiffs will be a group of Haitian and Jamaican taxpayers residing in Spring...

Ramapo’s GOP Chairman Dolan: Time to Resign!

On May 16th, 2012, I attended my last meeting of the Ramapo Republican Committee (RRC) meeting. In accordance with Roberts Rules of Order that dictates the protocols for public meetings I laid out the reasons to the entire committee in attendance that evening why Michael Dolan,...
Posted On Jan 11 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Highway Department Report Referred To District Attorney For Criminal Investigation

  In September, 2014 the Town of Clarkstown announced that it had retained Public Sector HR Consultants LLC of Glenville, NY to conduct a review of the human resources practices and issues of concern on application of civil service rules and regulations in the Highway...

Sparaco Dominoes: One Falls and So Do All

The analogy of falling dominoes can aptly describe Rockland County Legislator Frank Sparaco and many of his associates, including former Bronx GOP Chairman Jay Savino, who was hired, then fired as a Clarkstown Tax Cert attorney.  Savino was arrested by the F.B.I. in a political...
Posted On Nov 13 2014

New York Assemblyman Kavanagh: Feel Safe by nullifying the Bill of Rights

New York State Assemblyman, Democrat Brian Kavanagh introduced the “Gun Violence Restraining Act” legislation.  In effect, what this out of touch with reality Legislator is proposing is if anyone does not feel safe around someone else, for what ever reason, they can...
Posted On Oct 17 2014