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

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