Paperback Writer!

Paperback Writer!

The Rockland County Times publisher emeritus Armand Miele recently was a featured new author at a special reception held at the Palisades Center Mall’s Barnes and Nobles. Around 70 people in all showed up to hear from the authors, around 10 of them. After explaining what his book was to the audience and answering question […]

Miele says MONORAIL is the Answer to our TZ Troubles

Reprinted “Miele’s Musing” from Armand Miele’s book “Born Minus” What are we waiting for? From Rockland County to JFK Airport, with traffic, used to take no more than 35 minutes. Today with roads clogged by commuter traffic it takes close to two hours. Imagine the waste and cost for fuel and tolls, the work time […]


On Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m., Armand Miele will appear at the Palisades Center Barnes & Noble, West Nyack, to sign copies of his autobiography, “Born Minus,” for readers. “Born Minus: From Shoeshine Boy To News Publisher, An Italian-American Journey,” recently won an honorable mention in the New York Beach Book Festival.

Good Luck, Rockland County

Good Luck, Rockland County

Legendary publisher of the Rockland County Times Armand Miele retires his longtime column “Miele’s Musing.” Read the final “Miele’s Musing” BY ARMAND MIELE When I became involved with the Rockland County Times in the 1990s, I was an old man. I was born during the Depression in a poor neighborhood, saw my brothers drafted into […]

An Unarmed Population is the Greater Danger

BY ANTHONY MELÉ I have withheld specific comment until the investigation of the rampage by the alleged perpetrator in Colorado, whose name I refuse to print,* yields more technical facts about this individual case. As more facts are released, I will contribute a trained perspective to help make some sense of it all for us. […]

Miele’s Musing: Use Your Vote! Keep the Politicians Honest!

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE In 1986, Ronald Reagan said, “I’ve always felt the nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’” He understood the growing mistrust that Americans had, at the time, for their government. The Reagan days are gone. Ronald Reagan brought America […]

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