DIMOND – Whistleblower’s Motivation: You Decide

DIMOND – Whistleblower’s Motivation: You Decide

BY DIANE DIMOND What do you think of when you hear the word “whistleblower”? Perhaps “tattletale” or “snitch” pop into your mind. Maybe the word conjures up the image of a person who, at great personal risk, comes forward to reveal illicit activity the public needs to know. Either way, as you have likely noticed, […]

Reader Can’t Believe Democrats’ Amendments to Rockland County 2019 Budget

To the Editor, I just cant believe Democrats on the County Legislature are intentionally submitting a budget balanced on unrealistic sales tax revenues. The Democrats on our legislature are one of two things 1.Grossly incompetent or 2. Unbelievably Stupid. This same [mistake] of balancing the budget with unrealistic made up numbers has been going on […]

Local Democrats announce support for Ed Day

Local Democrats announce support for Ed Day

BY MICHAEL RICONDA New City – Local Democrats representing county, town and village governments gathered for a press conference at the County Courthouse in New City on October 29 to demonstrate their cross-party support for Republican County Executive Candidate Ed Day. Speakers lauded Day’s experience with county government as a legislator, his plan to bring […]

Why 2014 Could Be the Year of the Senior

By Douglas E. Schoen As we approach summer in Washington, policymakers and pundits alike remain distracted by a host of scandals. The alleged targeting of conservative political groups by IRS officials, while relegated to Congressional hearings and calls for additional investigations (for now), will be red meat for candidates running in next year’s midterm elections. […]


Kristen Stavisky loses her marbles defending Coe’s feelings; recruits Dem soldiers to sign hostile petition BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Dear readers, apparently my editorial in the Rockland County Times portraying Rockland Democrats as being crazed for attending a fundraiser named after the notorious “Fifty Shades” erotica masterpiece didn’t go over too well…with some Democrats. This despite […]

Carlucci Contemplates Power Move

Despite election results seemingly tilting NY Senate to liberal control, Carlucci’s coalition of “Democrats” may defect to align with GOP leadership BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Will he or won’t he? All eyes are on State Senator David Carlucci and his political boss Jeff Klein of the Independent Democrat Conference. Even though the Democrats have won the […]