Is Anger Rising Against Rockland County’s Hasidic Community?

  One of the fastest growing Facebook pages in Rockland County is ‘Block the Block Vote’. It’s growth seems to reveal very strong undercurrents of anger in the county about what is going on with the Hasidic community. One of the ‘Block the Block...

Legislative Cassandras And The County Executive Apollo

According to legend, Cassandra was considered insane. Her perceived insanity was the result of being cursed by the god Apollo for refusing him her favors. A common version of the story is that Apollo gave Cassandra the power of prophecy in order to have her ‘body’,...

Give Us Your Money Or Give Us Your House!

 CONTRIBUTE OR FACE FORECLOSURE Letter to Editor of Rockland Voice From Charles Clewsow Dear Editor: Recently, Jim Flynn wrote an excellent ‘Letter to the Editor’ regarding the inaccurately named “Contract Agencies”, the subject of great controversy in the...

Lon Hofstein Endorsed by Preserve Hudson

    The voters of Rockland County Legislative District 5 face a critical choice in the voting booth on November 4th. There are two paths to choose from; one of fiscal responsibility and reform, or one of business as usual that has Rockland approximately $138M in deficit...

Facts And Truth In The County Legislature

Today marks the passing of the 30-day time frame the Rockland County Legislature had to override Ed Day’s veto on a spending giveaway of nearly $4M to a vendor to wash buses on a daily basis. While we have won this battle, it is important to note that there will likely be many...

BREAKING NEWS: Brega Notified By County Of Contractual Breaches

Richard Brega, the Head of Brega Transport seen here receiving the 2014 Rockland Business Association Award for ‘Excellence in Transportation’, has been notified in a letter of October 3rd, 2014 from Douglas J. Schuetz, Acting Commissioner of the County of Rockland...

A Tax Increase Of 4% And A Zoning Decrease

  To Michael Hull, Editor – Rockland Voice On Tuesday October 7th at 7PM, the County Legislature will be meeting at their building at 11 New Hempstead Road in New City to vote to override two important Ed Day Vetoes. The first Ed Day veto was executed when the...

A Government By The People And For The People

To The Editor Rockland Voice: This Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the members of the Rockland County Legislature will be faced with voting again on two issues that have recently led to a great deal of controversy. The first involves the bus contract with the Brega Transport Company...

When Enough Is Enough

On October 7th, 7PM, will the Legislature vote to override Ed Day’s veto of the bus wash referendum or let it just fade away as if it never happened? My guess is it will be resurrected by certain legislators because they have little choice. From 2011 to the last reported...

Vote On Day’s Veto Of Bus Washing Postponed!

In the Legislature on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 no semblance of sanity returned to that body led by Alden Wolfe. He removed the agenda item on Day’s veto of Brega’s desire to wash buses daily to prevent spontaneous combustion of ‘Roman Bus Candles’...