Police and their supporters have fired back against the Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s proposal to trim 37 sheriff’s patrol deputies.
Some residents reported receiving calls on election day from someone claiming to be the with the county Board of Elections and advising them to vote against the measure.
The builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.
Authorities are increasing safety patrols around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project.
“[The pieces were] cobbled together out of scraps of wood they found around the base,” said Jerry Donnellan of Veterans Services in Rockland County. “Colored with shoe polish.”
Some Rockland County residents are rallying Sunday against a planned kosher-poultry slaughterhouse.
Rockland County is reaching across the border into New Jersey as part of its effort to lure businesses into the county.
Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.
One of the biggest obstacles come on I-84, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo implemented a full vehicle ban between the Connecticut and Pennsylvania borders for about six hours,
Republican C. Scott Vanderhoef said he is humbled and grateful that Rockland voters continued to re-elect him over all those years. He chose not to seek a sixth term in office.
A finance task force will be created by the end of the year to explore toll options to help finance a new bridge.
Day, a Republican, defeated Democrat David Fried for the seat, which had been held by C. Scott Vanderhoef for 20 years.
Rockland County, already in a struggle with its finances, has just been hit again, WCBS 880 Sean Adams reported.
New City homeowners Joe Bricks and Kirk Reilly were explaining the misery of living on generator power to WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond, when suddenly the power came back.
Rockland County residents know the road to cheap gas leads down south to New Jersey.