County Lifts Stage II Water Emergency

County Lifts Stage II Water Emergency

In the wake of a rainy week and Tuesday’s torrential downpour, County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert have lifted the Modified Stage II Water Emergency, effective immediately. Emergency conditions were originally put in place Thursday 8/18/2022 and established a number of restrictions on water use. Fortunately, those limitations have […]

County Gas Sales Tax Cap to Take Effect: Gasoline Sales Tax Capped at $2 Through February 2023

County Gas Sales Tax Cap to Take Effect: Gasoline Sales Tax Capped at $2 Through February 2023

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Legislature Chairman Jay Hood Jr. remind residents the local sales cap tax on motor fuel, which is capped at $2 per gallon, goes into effect tomorrow, June 1. The change means local sales tax will only be applied to the first $2 of a gasoline purchase. Inspectors from […]

Two Year Old Child Drowns in Nanuet

Two Year Old Child Drowns in Nanuet

A Nanuet family has suffered a terrible tragedy. On Sunday night,  the Clarkstown Police Department responded to a local residence within the hamlet after receiving reports of a drowning incident  involving a 2-year-old child. Arriving officers entered the rear yard of the residence, where they observed family members had removed the unresponsive child from the […]

Small Business Assistance Grant Program Announced: Applications Now Open

Small Business Assistance Grant Program Announced: Applications Now Open

Good news for Rockland’s small businesses. On Friday, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Director of Economic Development and Tourism Lucy Redzeposki announced the creation of a Small Business Assistance Grant Program to aid for-profit small businesses located within Rockland. A total of $250,000 in grants funds are available.  Businesses with 25 employees or fewer […]

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