The Journal News is Armed and Dangerous

The Journal News is Armed and Dangerous

ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES EXCLUSIVE Armed guards from RGA Investigations have taken up post at the Journal News’ Rockland County headquarters   BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Guns are good for the goose but NOT for the gander. A Clarkstown police report issued on December 28, 2012, confirmed that The Journal News has hired armed security guards from […]

Putnam Rejects Journal News FOIL Request

Putnam County will not be releasing records of pistol permit holders to Gannett’s The Journal News the Rockland County Times has learned. A press conference will take place on Thursday in Putnam making the announcement official.  NYS Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C, I), Putnam County Clerk Dennis Sant and other officials will gather […]

A Crime and Justice Wish List for 2013

BY DIANE DIMOND Where do I even begin with my annual Wish List for the New Year? Because the fog of despair still hangs over us from the elementary school shooting in Connecticut — and because the list of individually meaningless gun-control ideas continues to grow — I’m compelled to start there. I fervently hope […]

Rockland County Legislature Sets Tax and Rent Rates for 2013, Extends Date for Abolishing Positions

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met for a special assembly on December 27 to approve tax and rent rates for 2013 and set effective dates for the abolition of certain positions, as outlined in the newly-passed 2013 budget. The Legislature approved the levying of tax rates for the county, towns, districts, and other […]