Ed’s Blog

Strengthening Commuter Lifelines

Strengthening Commuter Lifelines

Public transportation is a vital component that every community and economy thrive from and exactly why our Department of Planning and Transportation is constantly working hard to improve and enhance our local transit system in Rockland County. This summer I’m proud ...
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Rockland's Environmental Future

Rockland’s Environmental Future

For the last 30 years in Rockland County our Department of Environmental Resources (DER) and Environmental Management Council ask 5th Grade students from local schools to compete in the Eleanor Burlingham Earth Day Essay, Poster, and Poetry contest and every year we receive the entries ...
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Going Toe-to-Toe with Irresponsible Landlords

Going Toe-to-Toe With Irresponsible Landlords

My administration’s brand-new Office of Buildings and Codes (OBC) has been working tirelessly following the official takeover of the Building Department in the Village of Spring Valley on February 14, 2022, a directive from the New York State Department of ...
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Pumping the Brakes on Gas Tax

Pumping the Brakes on Gas Tax

By now we have all seen the scenes on TV and social media of the outrageous and disheartening invasion of Ukraine by Russia to overthrow their democratically elected government. Despite unfolding a world away, this conflict has had a detrimental ...
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Saluting Heroes For Their Sacrifice

Saluting Heroes For Their Sacrifice

Memorial Day is without question the most solemn holiday of the year, paying tribute to those who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice. When the Civil War ended in 1865, it claimed more lives than any conflict in American History ...
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Biting Back Against Mosquitoes

Biting Back Against Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance, they also spread dangerous diseases which is why, to help County residents reduce the number of mosquitoes on their property, my administration combats these pests by treating catch basins and storm drains. The treatment program ...
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Our Fight Against the Opioid Crisis

Our Fight Against the Opioid Crisis

We in County government are constantly doing everything we can think of to combat the opioid crisis. Heroin and other drugs have stolen too many of our residents over these past few years, particularly our young people. Without question, this ...
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Strengthening Rockland's Future Workforce

Strengthening Rockland’s Future Workforce

Here in Rockland, we’re not only thinking about today, but we are also looking ahead to tomorrow. Which is why we are regularly investing in this county’s future workforce. Last year our Youth Bureau trained and employed over 250 individuals ...
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Reviving and Rebuilding Rockland

Reviving and Rebuilding Rockland

Here in County Government, we are always working to improve the lives of everyone who calls beautiful Rockland home. This month I am proud to announce two more grant programs that will utilize $7 million in American Rescue Plan Act ...
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Doing Right By Rockland County

Doing Right By Rockland County

Rockland County’s success is directly linked to our continued commitment to doing the right thing, day in and day out, since I was elected as your County Executive more than eight years ago and I’m proud to highlight some of those efforts this ...
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