Preserve Ramapo/Rockland Candidates Rally in Spring Valley

Preserve Ramapo/Rockland Candidates Rally in Spring Valley

Third-party candidates look to bring “fairness” back to local government BY BILL DEMAREST SPRING VALLEY – In a word, “fairness” is what a group of candidates in Rockland County’s Nov. 5 election say they are looking to restore in local government. Candidates on the Preserve Rockland ticket gathered at a social club in downtown Spring […]

Preserve Ramapo FOIL: No 2012 Audit of Town Finances

According to the grassroots group Preserve Ramapo, recently they resubmitted a Freedom of Information request for the Town of Ramapo audited financial report for the year 2012. Last week the group received a formal certification from the town that there is no audited report for last year. The financial close was on December 31, 2012, […]


Letter to the Editor, How broke is Ramapo? According to the New York State Comptroller Ramapo is the most financially stressed of 917 towns in New York State. But what does that actually mean? Ramapo has real estate worth $11 billion. That means that our constitutional tax limit is about four times our current level. […]


Preserve Ramapo Chairman Bob Rhodes confirmed to the Rockland County Times that not only has Ed Day received the advocacy group’s endorsement, his name will appear on their ballot line in the Town of Ramapo during the 2013 general election. Day’s appearance on the Preserve Ramapo line figures to earn him hundreds of votes from […]

Preserve Ramapo Endorses Ed Day for County Executive

Official Preserve Ramapo endorsement: Robert I. Rhodes, Ph.D., chairman, Preserve Ramapo Rockland is in terrible trouble. I want to take a look at the reasons why this is so and then I want to explain why Preserve Ramapo is supporting Republican Ed Day for Rockland County executive. Whether one looks at our current Republican county […]

McQuade Wins in a Landslide, Will Face Off With Annie Rabbitt

In the newly redrawn 98th Assembly District, which includes areas of Monsey and half of Ramapo along with Monroe and parts of Orange County, a contentious three-way Democratic primary had voters across the district choosing the candidate that lived closest to them. The primary pitted Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder against Orange County Legislator Myrna […]