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Wolfe & Cornell say Shutdown Of Troubled Indian Point Means Improved Safety For The Public & The Environment

Wolfe & Cornell: Shutdown Of Plagued Indian Point Means Improved Safety For The Public & The Environment BY LAURA INCALCATERRA New City, NY (Jan. 11, 2017) – Legislators Alden H. Wolfe and Harriet Cornell are hailing an agreement that will lead to the permanent shutdown of the problem-plagued Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant. “We have […]

Global Warming: Brighter Days Ahead BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM M.D.

Global Warming: Brighter Days Ahead

BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

Listening to the news you might think that the United States is not only responsible for global warming, but is dodging its responsibility to address this problem. Every hot spell, cold… Continue reading.

To predict…or not to predict…that’s the question BY MAYA NASH

To predict…or not to predict…that’s the question…

BY MAYA NASH

It’s that time again, new beginnings as we  resolve to be better people, happier, more organized, thinner richer, the list goes on. We are chomping at the bit for… Continue reading.

Happy 2017 love, rocklandpost.com

Honorables Ilan, Aron, and Alden put work aside to become the patron babies of 2017 New Year! Mazeltov! Continue reading.

Obama’s Legacy: The Top Ten BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

a first look back BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM At the conclusion of every Presidency, the process of absorbing and distilling the complexity of successes and failures begins. This is the means by which a legacy is created. In some cases, the process is quick, while in others it takes generations. Continue reading.

Those Who Fail To Learn From History Are Doomed To Repeat It BY HON. LON HOFSTEIN

BY HONORABLE LON HOFSTEIN Minority Leader – Rockland County Legislature represents

edited by rocklandvoice.com’s editor, Michael Hull

Originally published by rocklandvoice.com

Just a few short years ago, this county was on the verge of financial ruin. A new administration at… Continue reading.

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LTE: CLEANAIR4ORANGETOWN RESPONDS TO ALUF VP

LETTER TO THE EDTOR
Dear Carol over at Rocklandpost.com, Cleanair for Orangetown has an axe to grind with local plastic factory ALUF! Continue reading.

11% TAX RATE INCREASE & FINANCIAL CONDITION OF RAMAPO

BY BILL WEBER

The Ramapo Town Board unanimously adopted the 2017 budget on November 19th. I requested a copy of that budget via a FOIL request on November 21st, but the Town denied my FOIL request by not responding within… Continue reading.

HISTORY: Toys of our youth BY JAMES LEINER

"Remember the Days?" December 2016 The toys of our yesteryears JAMES F. LEINER Continue reading.

UPDATE:LTE Preserve South Nyack residents

Wolf packs of NYC bike riders still set to besiege South Nyack with a secondary bicycle path

Dear Editor at rocklandpost.com,

Last Thursday, Preserve South Nyack, a advocacy group of concerned of South Nyack residents, held a public meeting at… Continue reading.

Trump’s nuclear cabinet appointments BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

Thanks to the Democrats, Donald Trump will be relying upon the “nuclear option” almost immediately. This is not to say that he will be starting a nuclear war, but that he can rest comfortably knowing that even his most controversial nominees to more than 1,000 government Continue reading.

ALUF VP RESPONDS TO ORANGETOWN CLEAN AIR LTE

 

Dear Editor at RocklandPost.com,

This letter is in response to recent [Letter to the Editor] regarding Aluf Plastics, Inc. As in any disagreement, there are two sides to this story. And while Aluf has been working closely with… Continue reading.

Winter Coat Drive To Benefit Local Families

 

BY LAURA INCALCUTERRA

Legislators Paul & Wolfe Partner With People To People

To Collect New, Gently-Used Coats, Sweaters

New City, NY (Dec. 2, 2016) – Rockland County Legislator Aney Paul (D-Nanuet) and Legislature Chairman Alden H. Wolfe (D-Montebello) have… Continue reading.

OP/ED: I want to move to Bermuda, where they have immigration laws! BY LAWRENCE GARVEY

BY LAWRENCE GARVEY

 

I want to move to Bermuda, buy a taxi and spend the rest of my working life driving tourists to and from the airport and giving tours of the small island paradise. Why not? The island… Continue reading.

BOMBSHELL INTERVIEW IN JAIL WITH DYLAN LENTINI, 19, ACCUSED OF W. NYACK MURDER

Dylan Lentini, a transplant from Sacramento, CA, was living in NYC homeless shelters before the Dec. 1 late night slay of Michael Wimbert, 66. Lentini is now temporarily residing at Rockland County Jail in New City as he awaits trial for the killing that has sparked much water cooler talk and online controversy. Continue reading.

Sister of Rockland’s Craigslist Killer, Dylan Lentini, speaks out; “I hope he never gets out!”

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY
  • Dylan Lentini’s sister says she isn’t buying self-defense for late night stabbing of Michael Wimbert ; she says story doesn’t add up
  • Sister says she called cops on Lentini in June for breaking in grandmothers house at 3 a.m. while she was sleeping
  • Sister claims Lentini killed baby kittens over summer because they were not listening to him
  • Sister claims Lentini made other bad deals on Craigslist
  Continue reading.

LTE: South Nyack Residents shocked by 2nd Bike path planned to cut thru village

November 22, 2016

South Nyack residents could be besieged by wolf packs of NYC weekend cyclist

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor@rocklandpost.com,

A group of approximately 25 South Nyack residents attended South Nyack’s Village Trustee Meeting on November 22 at… Continue reading.

Happy Thanksgiving from rocklandpost.com

2016 was a year of suprises and many changes, today is a day when Americans join there family and friends to eat, drink, and be merry. Continue reading.

Letter to the Editor: CLEAN AIR FOR ORANGETOWN

Dear editor at rocklandpost.com,

“Clean Air for Orangetown responds to the statement from Aluf Plastics published in the Pearl River Patch on November 15th, 2016.

On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, the Town of Orangetown’s Zoning Board deemed Orangeburg’s Aluf Plastics… Continue reading.

TRIVIA NIGHT AT GROWLER’S and GILL, NANUET, and FULL CALENDAR

Growler & Gill

Tastings & Events

Thurs Brewery Tastings 6-9pm 11/17 Troegs 12/1 Peekskill

Wed Trivia 7-9pm

Tues Open Mic 6-11pm

Sat 11/19 Growler & Gill Anniversary Special. Free shorty for anyone with a rewards card… Continue reading.

ART OPENING THIS SATURDAY ‘One Man’s Nature’ Lagstein Gallery

 

Upcoming Exhibit

One Man’s Nature

Photographs by Aaron Winters

Opening Reception Saturday, November 19 2:00-4:00 PM

On view November 17 thru December 25, 2016

GALLERY HOURS Thursday, Friday, & Sunday 2-6 PM or by appointment

85 South Broadway Nyack,… Continue reading.

The Keys to Donald Trump’s Win BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

No one expected a Trump victory. All the well-meaning poll-watchers, politicians, press and pundits told us that Clinton was going to win big.  Going into election day even Clinton appeared confident that she had the election all but clinched. In fact, she was so buoyant that her last few weeks included political rallies in support of Congressional candidates, rather than herself. Continue reading.

I AM A WOMEN AND I VOTED FOR TRUMP- LETTER TO THE EDITOR

President-elect Trump

Dear Editor of the Rocklandpost.com,

I am not a minority I am an American women. The Democratic mindset to categorize Americans by their gender, the color of their skin, their sexual preference and their country of origin has… Continue reading.

America Embarks on New Direction; future of both parties uncertain

 

BY LAWRENCE GARVEY

November 9th 2016 is not a day that will “live in infamy”. It is not the beginning of the end of women’s rights, minority rights or LGBT rights. It is also not the first day on… Continue reading.

DONALD TRUMP ‘GRABS’ PRESIDENCY; ROCKLAND DEMS WIN BIG

It's over. President-elect Donald Trump triumphed over mass media and political establishment with his brash commentary and plan to overhaul America and American diplomacy as we know it. Continue reading.

Whose going to win today in Rockland?

Happy Election Day to all the candidates!

Election season comes to a close today. Many are hoping when they go to bed tonight they will know who the next President of the United States will be and many campaigns across… Continue reading.

Rockland County, A County Divided.

republished from JUNE 26, 2016-We republish this article because it has been getting over 200 views a day for close to two months and always remained in the top ten since its publication . Election season has people revisiting this story. BY CAROL MCILMURRAY One resident likened present day Rockland County to the Bronx in 1969, “it's like the doors are about to blow right open and everyone is pretending like they can stop it.” Continue reading.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR- Why I am voting for Adrienne Carey and Team Hoehmann

There is only one Political Contest in Clarkstown this year , Adrienne Carey vs Dan Caprara and only one choice Adrienne Carey. Councilwoman Carey was appointed on May 3 rd 2016 to fill George Hoehmanns seat that became vacant when he took over as Supervisor. Dan Caprara is running for Town Council for th Continue reading.

What was it like living in America 100 Years ago?

By James F. Leiner November 2016 One hundred years ago; 1916, and I think you might be amazed at what a difference a century makes! I spent a few days recently on reading the Nyack Evening Journal and then using Google ..... Continue reading.

**UPDATED MORE PICS**NYACK’S HALLOWEEN PARADE HITS HIGH NUMBER OF SPECTACLE LOVERS

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Families and gentle spirits came to Nyack's most fun filled and active halloween parade to date. Small families, friends, and lovers of the absurd filled Nyack's Broadway and Main Street. Continue reading.

OP/ED: The Mandarin Candidate BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM

BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D. Every four years we are told that we are witness to the most important election in our lifetimes.  2016 is, therefore, unique, just like every other Presidential election. But unlike past elections, this year we are now forced to choose between the two worst candidates in modern history. Continue reading.

Congress Overwhelmingly Rejects Obama Veto, Allows 9/11 Victims Families to Sue Saudi Arabia

President Obama’s veto of a bill allowing the families of September 11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government was harshly rejected by Congress on Wednesday.

With this veto, the bill will become a law giving victim’s families the… Continue reading.

A Suggestion to Lower New York Property Taxes

BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D. There are more than 1,600 local governments in New York, including counties, cities, towns, and villages. In each of these municipalities elected officials are free to set their own salaries as high (or low) as they choose. Unfortunately, there is no standard by which such salaries can be set. Continue reading.

Preserve Rockland hosts Orthodox activists seeking education and marriage reform

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY On Sunday, Preserve Rockland hosted speakers Naftuli Moster of Young Advocates For Fair Education (YAFFED) and Fraidy Reiss, ‘Unchained At Last‘, a non-profit focused on ending forced marriage, to speak to a crowd of 80 people outside the Pearl River Elks club. Continue reading.