The Worst Town Government In New York State: RAMAPO

Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence and the less than stellar crew at the Ramapo Town Board rank as the worst town government in New York State.   They negotiate the worst municipal contracts, make the worst business deals, build monuments to their own stupidity, like...
Posted On Feb 09 2016

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

AABC Tiniest Players Become Baseball Titans

18 July, 2015. On a sunny Saturday morning at the newly renovated baseball field located in Children’s Park, Chestnut Ridge, New York, the American Amatuer Baseball Congress [AABC] League played their championship elimination games.   The age of the players   range from 7-...
Posted On Jul 18 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

Light the Night Vigil for Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

ANNOUNCEMENT:  WHAT:   “Light the Night” Vigil For Fallen Law Enforcement Officers WHEN:    Wednesday, 13 May 2015 TIME:       8:00pm to 9:00pm WHERE:   New City Courthouse Steps and Lawn,  1 South Main St.  New City, New York 25 year old NYPD Police Officer Brian...
Posted On May 09 2015

ROCKLAND VOICE PROFILE IN COURAGE AWARD: East Ramapo School Students

“In whatever arena of life one may meet the challenge of courage, whatever may be the sacrifices he faces if he follows his conscience – the loss of his friends, his fortune, his contentment, even the esteem of his fellow men – each man must decide for himself the course he will...
Posted On May 03 2015

The Historic Value of the Rockland County Sheriff’s Mounted Unit

Sheriff’s Mounted Unit During last year’s budget process, there was a considerable amount of discussion in regard to the Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit. I would like to take this opportunity to provide the residents of Rockland County with information about this important law...
Posted On May 02 2015

East Ramapo School District Board: The Harsh Reality

Let’s define the role of the local school board as described by The Center For Public Education: “The local school board is a critical public link to public schools. Whether elected or appointed, school board members serve their communities in several important ways....
Posted On Apr 22 2015

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

Ramapo City: Over-development and Failed School Boards

The Look of Overdevelopment In Rockland, we often hear people talking about “overdevelopment,” especially in the Town of Ramapo.  But what does that overdevelopment look like, and what does it mean for the quality of life of residents.  Unless you recently drove through the...
Posted On Dec 20 2014
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