EXCLUSIVE NEWS: Sparaco Resigns From Republican Committee

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE NEWS: A source in the Republican Party hierarchy has informed Rockland Voice that Legislator Frank Sparaco was notified recently to appear before the Clarkstown Republican Committee to answer disloyalty charges.

Doing Our Part to Save Lives

I shared my lunchtime last Monday with two extraordinary young women. Lauren Shields of Stony Point is 14. A heart transplant saved her life five years ago. Malkie Brandler of Spring Valley is 21. She is hoping to receive the gift of a new heart later this spring. As we talked...

COMMUNITY UNITY BREAKFAST – REAFFIRMS RESOLVE

The Latino National Republican Coalition of Rockland County played host Saturday morning, 10 May 2014, to a gathering of community leaders participating in the Community Unity Breakfast at the Waterwheel Restaurant in Tallman, Ramapo, New York. The  Community Unity breakfast...
Posted On May 17 2014

Charles Falciglia’s open letter on behalf of the taxpayers of Ramapo

The following was written by former Village of Suffern Trustee Falciglia on behalf of the taxpayers of Ramapo: Charles Falciglia 14 Sagamore Avenue Suffern, New York 10901 Mr. Andrew E. Krause Assistant U.S. Attorney 86 Chambers Street 3rd Floor New York, New York 10007 Re:...

Lon Hofstein Comments On Slaughterhouse

  Preserve Rockland and its partner organization, Preserve Ramapo, have noted that the builder of a proposed $3 million slaughterhouse that would process 5,000 chickens a day has completed initial studies on the impact of the controversial plant and a 30-page summary of the...

Rockland County – Working for You

Talking among friends last week, our discussion turned to the latest job numbers. One person remarked, “Rockland’s unemployment rate is down almost a point from the same time last year. This is great news!” True, it’s a big improvement over where we were....

Clarkstown’s Lies of Omission

Picture Credit: This cartoon is by Clay Bennett whose work may be viewed at http://www.claybennett.com “The cruelest lies are often told in silence” Adlai Stevenson There are two types of lies… a ‘lie of commission’ occurs when one states something...

Clarkstown Schools’ Fiscal Crisis

  Voters will sometime in the near future be asked to approve a multi-million dollar bond to fix the infrastructure of Clarkstown Schools but it may not pass because of taxpayer exhaustion and anger at rising property taxes. Why? There are three entities that affect property...

Ramapo Town Board Shifts from Uncivil to Unspeakable

The following is a report of the recent Ramapo Town Board meeting from Michael Castelluccio. April 24, 2014 For the second meeting in a row, the proceedings last night at the Ramapo Town Board meeting ended with a “sit down and shut up” order followed by hurled insults. The...

Cash, Corruption, Patronage and Wilson-Pakula Act: The Case for Repeal Mounts

New York State political parties are abuzz with anxiety and anticipation over the overt plan to end the practice of putting candidates from one party on the ballot of another party, also known as fusion ballots or cross-endorsements, empowered by the NYS law named:  Wilson-Pakula...
Posted On Mar 31 2014