Rockland County Republican Committee Petition Shenanigans

 The Ramapo Republican Committee Chairman, Mike Dolan, talked one of his Committeemen, Marino Fontana, into taking the Notary test for the sole purpose of collecting petition signatures for the Conservative and Independence lines.  Others who declined to take the Notary test now...
Posted On Jun 30 2014

Citizens of Rockland to Rally Against Slaughterhouse

New Square received a $1.6 million grant from New York’s Empire State Development fund to help build a slaughterhouse opposite Rovitz Place in New Hempstead despite the fact that the project has not received approval from the county or town-planning departments. Recently the...

Rockland Voters abandon both Parties

Emerging Trend: The new ‘Preserve Rockland’ ballot line acted as a counter-weight to the Republican, Democrat and other minority ballot lines in the last election.  The minority lines, Conservative, Independence, and Working Families were all but nullified as Ed Day...
Posted On May 28 2014

Zebrowski To Sparaco – “No, Thank You!”

Rockland Voice has learned from several sources that NYS Assemblyman Democrat Ken Zebrowski shown above has turned down the opportunity to run on the Independence Party line for re-election this November. Zebrowski was approached in a telephone call by none other than self-styled...

Disloyalty – A Metaphor for Failed Leadership

Recently, I read about Clarkstown Republican Committeewoman, Jeanine Vecchiarelli, receiving a letter from the Rockland County GOP charging her with disloyalty. People seemed surprised; however, the only real surprise is why anyone would be surprised. The disloyalty card is a...

Selling Seniors – Soaking Taxpayers

“The man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing”  Forty years ago the Town of Clarkstown received a gift – the Middlewood Senior Housing Project on Middletown Road in Nanuet. Since then it has been run by various management agents and the...

Questions for Clarkstown School Board Candidates

  The following questions were asked of the eight candidates running for Clarkstown School Board.  Two candidates did not respond – Phil Degatano and Jay Papp. 1) Brief biography 2) Why are you running for School Board? 3) In your opinion, what are the three biggest issues...

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

Clarkstown’s School Budget Under Tax Cap

“We would never have been able to develop a budget with over $6.2 million in reductions without the involvement of our community” School Board President, Mike Aglialoro On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 the voters of Clarkstown will be asked to approve their School Budget for...

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...