When Life Throws A ‘Curve Ball’

I have been knocking on doors and meeting people at shopping centers and various events as I seek election in District # 5 to the Rockland County Legislature seat formerly held by County Executive, Ed Day.  I am pleased to say that I have Ed’s full support and the response to my...

Letter To Editor: Cost of Brega Bus Contract Set To Rise?

Dear Editor of Rockland Voice Just when I thought the County was finally figuring out that they need to save money and not waste it, I read the Rockland County Legislative agenda for August 6, 2014. Referral 2994 speaks of the TOR Bus 184 fire of February 8, 2014, only three...

‘Put Up’ or ‘Shut Up’ Time For Politicians on ‘Term Limits’ and the ‘Two-hat Rule’

It appears this week that the local news will be dominated by the Tale of Two Lawmaking Assemblies – that of the Town Board of Clarkstown and that of the Rockland County Legislature. The common issue is whether the citizens of Clarkstown in particular, and the citizens of...

Legislature Candidate Lon Hofstein Calls For Term Limits

County Executive Ed Day asked the County Legislature on July 01, 2014 to take up two particular items for inclusion in the Rockland County Charter to be approved by the voters in November.  These were: 1) that there should be term limits for all elected officials and 2) that no...

Rockland’s Taxpayers Stiffed Again By Legislature

What would you do if you were deeply in debt, your expenditures were outrunning your income and your annual deficit was driving you further into debt but you had a very valuable piece of machinery?  The machinery in question is being underutilized by a huge amount and your...

‘Term Limits’ and a ‘No Two-hat Rule’ For Rockland County?

  County Executive, Ed Day, and the leadership of the County Legislature under Alden Wolfe have been having discussions about changes to the County’s Charter. It appears that two of the items repeatedly asked for by the voters namely: 1) that there should be term...

County Legislators Go Back To Political Games

The Democratic Chairman of the County Legislature Alden Wolfe appears to be playing political games over an $11 million premium that the County earned of its deficit financing bond. Under Wolfe’s leadership the legislature has spent weeks blabbering about what to d...