Fighting Overdevelopment At Pascack Ridge, Ramapo

To: Editor Rockland Voice From: County Legislator Cris Carey Subject: Fighting Overdevelopment Of Pascack Ridge In Ramapo In 2015, I wrote an article for this publication in which I expressed my opposition to the construction of 294 homes on a tract of land in Spring Valley known as Pascack Ridge which sits...
Posted On Aug 09 2018

Guilty: By Path Of Least Resistance

Guilty: By Path Of Least Resistance By Charles J. Falciglia County Legislator District 12 We are all familiar with the classic line from the movie JAWS by Roy Scheider, “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” In Rockland, perhaps we need a ‘bigger’ Special Prosecutor on an ongoing basis. On May 29 of this year, Mr....
Posted On Aug 06 2018

Presidents Putin and Trump: Contenders for the Nobel Peace Prize

In the course of human history, when long-time nation-state antagonists, that control more than 90% of the thermo-nuclear weapons capable of obliterating life on the entire planet, agree to enter into cordial dialogue for the purpose of arriving to the summit of a steep diplomatic mountain, and bond by mutual...
Posted On Jul 18 2018

Today in History – July 9, 1777 – Brigadier General George Clinton Elected as the First Governor of the Independent State of New York

On July 9, 1777, New York elects Brigadier General George Clinton as the first governor of the independent state of New York. Clinton would go on to become New York’s longest-serving governor, as well as the longest-serving governor in the United States, holding the post until 1795, and again from 1801 to...
Posted On Jul 09 2018

Depraved Indifference: Bronx Teen Massacred

On the night of June 20th 2018, 15 year old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz [Jr.] was massacred with machetes and knives in a blood thirsty attack by several young men in his neighborhood “Bodega” [Grocery store] on the corner of 526 E. 183rd Street in the Bronx. The killers were members of a street gang called...
Posted On Jun 26 2018

It’s Human Trafficking – Not Immigration

The 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump has demonstrated without exception that he is the only government official in Washington, DC who is serious about securing the nation’s borders and fixing the broken immigration process. The former Administration under Obama touts that they deported or...
Posted On Jun 26 2018

The Woman Who Was Not Educated In A Yeshiva

The Woman Who Was Not Educated By A Yeshiva Confronts The County Legislators Who Claim They Were.  By: Julie D. Globus “To be a Jew sitting in that room was an embarrassment.” On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in the Rockland County Legislature all of the children of Rockland County were stripped of their...
Posted On Jun 18 2018

“We leave no soldier behind” – President Trump to Repatriate Our Fallen

The summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has ignited much speculation, guarded optimism and irrational derision from the hate all things Trump, even if it means an exchange of nukes and disaster crowd. The diplomatic – military – politico pragmatist view is lacking from...
Posted On Jun 12 2018

Under New Management: New York State Latino National Republican Coalition

As of 1 June 2018, the New York State Latino National Republican Coalition is under new management.  The former NYS Chair, Orange County, Ruben Estrada announced he quit as a life long republican to join the New York Reform Party. In the wake of Mr. Estrada abruptly vacating the seat, the active LNRC members from...
Posted On Jun 04 2018