Hopes for a New Year

Hopes for a New Year

As we turn the page on 2016, let’s look at the accomplishments we made together in this great county over the past year and set a path...

Optimism and Obstinance

Optimism and Obstinance

Now, in this season of miracles we have one of our own: A 2017 county budget that sticks to the 1.17 property tax cap, cuts spending and maintains...

A Return to Madness?

A Return to Madness?

It’s no secret what earned Rockland a $138 million budget deficit and the shameful distinction of most fiscally stressed municipality in the...

A Hero Gone

A Hero Gone

Rockland said goodbye yesterday to another hero as we buried a 28-year-old Army sergeant from Wesley Hills. James Morrison graduated from Ramapo...

Funding Our Non-Profits

Funding Our Non-Profits

Rockland County wouldn’t be the high-quality place to live without its non-profits. Our non-profit agencies and the dedicated people who run...

A Glimmer of Hope

A Glimmer of Hope

I never would have thought last October when I presented my budget to the Legislature that now, a full year later, we would still be talking about...

Turning a Fiscal Corner

Turning a Fiscal Corner

When I took office just three years ago, this county was on the brink of financial disaster. We were a mere $42,000 away from default and had the...