Mar 05, 2014
Five Individuals Inducted Into Civil, Human Rights Hall Of Fame
County Executive Day and Commissioner of Human Rights S. Ram Nagubandi have announced the newest inductees into the Civil and Human Rights Hall of Fame
Mar 05, 2014
Rockland County Receives Low Interest Rate On Deficit Financing Bond
Rockland County received a low 2.70 percent interest rate for the General Obligation Bond Sale on its $96 million deficit financing bond for the Series 2014A held Tuesday, March 4.
Feb 28, 2014
County Honors Former U.S. Army Captain Dr. Katherine Ward With Freedom Award
County Executive Day today presented Blauvelt resident Dr. Katherine A. Ward with the second annual Rockland County Freedom Award for her service to our country as a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps.
Feb 19, 2014
County Executive Day Names Community Relations Director
County Executive Ed Day today announced the appointment of Myrnia Bass-Hargrove as Director of Community Relations.
Feb 04, 2014
County Executive Day Delivers First State of the County Message
County Executive Ed Day delivered his first State of the County message Tuesday night, providing a candid assessment of Rockland's dire financial picture, including a projected budget deficit of $145 million.
Jan 31, 2014
Statement By Rockland County Executive Day On The Lunar New Year

Statement By Rockland County Executive Day On The Year Of The Horse
Jan 29, 2014
Statement By County Executive Day On Novartis Departure
Statement By County Executive Day On The Future Of The Novartis Site In Suffern
Jan 28, 2014
Statement By Rockland County Executive Day On The Passing Of Pete Seeger
Statement By Rockland County Executive Day On The Passing Of Legendary Folk Singer Pete Seeger
Jan 28, 2014
Sparkill Resident Receives 2014 Buffalo Soldier Award
County Executive Ed Day today presented the 2014 Buffalo Soldier Award to Sparkill resident and Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force Chaplaincy Rev. Louis E. Sanders.
Jan 23, 2014
New Electronic Fareboxes Coming To Rockland Buses
Rockland County Executive Day joins County Public Transportation Commissioner Vanderbeek to announce the rollout of high-tech electronic fareboxes on all Transport of Rockland (TOR) and TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) buses.
Jan 20, 2014
Statement by County Executive Day on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Statement by County Executive Ed Day on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2014
Jan 15, 2014
Statement of County Executive Day On Ramapo Poultry Plant
Statement of Rockland County Executive Day on poultry processing facility in Ramapo
Jan 14, 2014
County Executive Day Statement On MTA Payroll Tax Case
County Executive Ed Day: We must continue to fight for the repeal of the MTA Payroll Tax.
Jan 08, 2014
County Executive Day’s Statement On State Of The State Message
While I applaud Governor Cuomo's proposed property tax freeze, I question where the spending cuts will come from.   His speech included little mention of mandate relief, which is the most urgent problem facing county leaders and schools districts across the state. 
Jan 07, 2014
Rockland County Executive Day Announces Appointment Of County Attorney
Rockland County Executive Ed Day today announced his appointment of Thomas E. Humbach to the position of County Attorney.
Jan 06, 2014
County Executive Names Communications Director
Rockland County Executive Ed Day today announced the appointment of Scott Salotto as Director of Communications.
Jan 01, 2014
Ed Day Sworn In As Rockland County Executive
Before an audience of hundreds of residents and local officials, Ed Day was officially sworn in today as Rockland County Executive during an inspirational ceremony at the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona.
Dec 31, 2013
Longest Serving Rockland County Executive Leaves Office
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef completes his final term in office today, after serving the residents of Rockland County for 20 years. Vanderhoef was elected to five, four-year terms placing him among the longest-serving County Executives statewide. ...
Dec 20, 2013
County Holds Dedication Ceremony For Opening Of Radio Communications Center
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, Sheriff Louis Falco III and Director of Fire and Emergency Services Gordon Wren, Jr, along with Chairwoman Harriet Cornell and members of the County Legislature dedicated the new Sheriff's Communications Emergency Dispatch Center at the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona.
Dec 12, 2013
Rockland County To Participate In Statewide STOP-DWI Holiday Season Crackdown Enforcement Effort
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that Rockland County police agencies will participate in a statewide STOP-DWI enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving that will begin on December 12th, 2013 and will end on January 1st, 2014.
Dec 10, 2013
County Executive Unveils Plans For Civil Rights Monument To Commemorate Commission On Human Rights 50th Anniversary
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today unveiled plans for a civil rights monument that will commemorate the Rockland County Commission on Human Rights 50th anniversary.
Dec 09, 2013
Purchasing Division To Host Minority And Woman Owned Business Forum To Provide Government Contracting, Networking Assistance
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the County's Purchasing Division will host a Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Forum on Thursday December 12, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona for Rockland County firms certified as MWBE or DBE companies.
Dec 03, 2013
County To Hold Annual Holiday Blood Drive
The County of Rockland announces that it will hold its annual holiday blood drive on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, Exhibition Hall in Pomona beginning at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Nov 25, 2013
County Executive Supporters Gather To Celebrate The Vanderhoef Administration
Supporters of County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef gathered at Restaurant X on Sunday night to celebrate Vanderhoef's 20 years in office. [View Video Presentation]
Nov 26, 2013
State Offers Consumers Useful Tips For Smart Holiday Shopping
The New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection was joined by representatives of the Retail Council of New York, the New York State Senate and Terry D. Grosselfinger, Director, Rockland County Office of Consumer Protection to announce the Division's top five holiday shopping consumer complaints of the 2012-2013 season.
Nov 25, 2013
Lifetime Achievement Award Presented To Rockland County Executive
The Rockland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) presented Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef with its Lifetime Achievement Award. 
Nov 14, 2013
Rockland County Highway Department Sets Record For Road Resurfacing
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the County's Highway Department has set a record for the most miles ever resurfaced in Rockland County during one year.
Nov 13, 2013
TRIPS Paratransit Service Adds Specialized Mobility Vehicles To Its Fleet
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today rolled-out five MV-1® mobility vehicles that have been added to the Rockland County Department of Public Transportation's TRIPS paratransit service fleet.
Nov 13, 2013
Signing Of Deficit Financing Act Important To County's Plan For Return To Fiscal Stability
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef expressed his thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo for today signing the Rockland County Deficit Financing Act (S. 4674 I A. 6758).
Nov 12, 2013
Rockland County Saves Residents More Than Two Million Dollars With ProAct Prescription Discount Program
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that Rockland County residents have saved more than two million dollars by participating in the ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program, which the County implemented in 2011.
Nov 12, 2013
Nominations Now Being Accepted For Civil Rights Hall Of Fame
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the County is once again accepting nominations for the Civil Rights Hall of Fame for 2013.
Nov 07, 2013
Vanderhoef Urges County Tax Officials To Ensure Military Veterans Of Recent Wars Receive Maximum Property Tax Benefits
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced a new effort to ensure that all U.S. military veterans receive state property tax exemptions to which they are legally entitled under New York law.
Oct 28, 2013
Vanderhoef Honored By Jewish War Veterans
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef was honored by the Jewish War Veterans of Rockland County at their Annual Membership Breakfast. The group saluted Vanderhoef for his two decades of public service, and for being "a loyal friend to Rockland veterans, providing programs and services to meet their needs."
Oct 24, 2013
Vanderhoef Honors Employees For Years Of Service
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today honored Rockland County employees for their years of service at the 18th Annual Longevity Ceremony held at the Fire Training Center in Pomona.
Oct 24, 2013
County Hosts Small Business Workshop On October 29th
Rockland County Clerk Paul Piperato, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and the Rockland Economic Development Corporation invite residents to attend a Small Business Workshop on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Jury Room at the Rockland County Courthouse, 1 South Main Street in New City.
Oct 23, 2013
Vanderhoef Submits His 2014 Proposed Budget
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today submitted a $760.9 million proposed budget that includes a property tax increase tax of 9.9 percent, with no additional increases in any taxes or fees.
Oct 23, 2013
Vanderhoef Announces Oct. 20 – 26 Is Winter Weather Awareness Week
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and the Rockland County Office of Fire & Emergency Services announce that October 20th - 26th, 2013 is Winter Weather Awareness Week and urge residents to begin planning now for a safe winter.
Oct 10, 2013
Shops At Nanuet Open For Business In Rockland County
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today officially welcomed Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, at the grand opening, ribbon-cutting event for the redeveloped The Shops at Nanuet.
Oct 07, 2013
October Is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today held a press conference issuing a Proclamation saluting the month of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Oct 08, 2013
County Executive Unveils Plaques Honoring Civil Rights Hall Of Fame Members
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today unveiled commemorative plaques in honor of the 2011 and 2012 inductees to the Rockland County Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
Oct 04, 2013
County To Consider Local Law Authorizing Best Value Procurement
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the County will consider adopting a local law that will provide the County the option of awarding competitive bids for commodities and services to the lowest responsible bidder or to an individual or entity making an offer that provides the Best Value to the County.
Oct 01, 2013
26 Food Stamp Recipients Charges In $55,000 Theft From SNAP
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe, joined by Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and Susan Sherwood, Commissioner of Social Services, today announced the filing of criminal charges against 26 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) recipients for illegally trading cash for thousands of dollars in SNAP benefits.
Sep 27, 2013
County Executive Announces Partnership To Reduce Rockland's Purchasing Costs
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the Department of General Services Purchasing Division, in an effort to reduce procurement costs and facilitate better purchasing decisions, has partnered with SmartProcure, a national repository of 58 million purchase orders from more than 2,200 federal, state, and local government agencies.
Sep 24, 2013
County Executive Announces $8 Million Expansion Project In Orangeburg
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the Rockland Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has closed on a deal with Cerovene, Inc., a small pharmaceutical company, to purchase a 40,000 square foot site at 10 Corporate Drive, Orangeburg, as part of an $8 million-plus expansion project.
Sep 24, 2013
Recipients of County Executive Arts Awards Revealed At Ceremony
The 24th Annual County Executive Arts Awards was held last evening at the Cultural Arts Center at Rockland Community College. Six awards were given to individuals and an organization for making a significant contribution to the arts community in Rockland County. [Gallery]
Sep 16, 2013
County Receives Digital Government Achievement Award
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that the Rockland County Planning Department's Geographic Information System (GIS) team has received a National 2013 Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Government Category from the Center for Digital Government.
Sep 11, 2013
County Holds 9/11 Memorial Ceremony At Haverstraw Bay Park
The County of Rockland held a memorial ceremony this morning at Haverstraw Bay County Park marking the 12th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
Sep 11, 2013
Rockland Residents Urged To Be Prepared During Hurricane Season
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and the County Office of Fire & Emergency Services urge residents to be prepared for the 2013 hurricane coastal storm season that began June 1st and will continue through November 30th.
Sep 10, 2013
Hunger Action Month Declared In Rockland County
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, along with leaders of regional organizations that are part of the Rockland Hunger Coalition, issued a Proclamation declaring September 2013 as National Hunger Action Month.
Sep 03, 2013
Rockland Initiates Electronic Permit System In Collaboration With Local Utility
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the Rockland County Department of Highways, in conjunction with Orange & Rockland Utilities, has initiated an all-electronic permit system.
Jul 22, 2013
County Executive, Legislature Announce Appointments To Local Development Corporation
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and County Legislature Chairwoman Harriet Cornell today announced the names of seven members of the newly formed "Rockland County Health Facilities Corporation," a Local Development Corporation (LDC).
Jul 15, 2013
Deadline Extended For County Executive Arts Awards Nominations
The deadline for nominations for the 2013 County Executive Arts Awards has been extended to July 31, 2013. County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, in partnership with the Arts Council of Rockland (ACOR), is seeking nominations from the County's arts community and the public for the 24th Annual County Executive Arts Awards, which will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at the Cultural Arts Center...
Jul 09, 2013
Community Organizations Utilize County Speakers Bureau
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that the Rockland County Speakers Bureau has been utilized by several organizations in Rockland to better inform residents of the many programs and services provided by County government.
Jul 05, 2013
Rockland Leads Hudson Valley Region In Tourism Economic Growth
For the first time in the County's history, Rockland leads the Hudson Valley region in measurable growth in the tourism economy, County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today.
Jul 03, 2013
Vanderhoef Signs Law Prohibiting Road Spreading, Processing Or Dumping Of Toxic Waste From Gas Drilling
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that he has signed into law legislation banning the sale of all gas drilling waste, its processing at all wastewater treatment plants, and its application on all roads including applications for de-icing and dust control purposes within Rockland County.
Jul 02, 2013
Vanderhoef Presents DeFlumere Awards
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef presented the DeFlumere Award to the Pearl River Fire Department and the Orangetown Police Department for their heroic efforts in rescuing family members from a house that a tree fell on during Superstorm Sandy.
Jun 28, 2013
County Honors High School Seniors Enlisted In U.S. Marines
Deputy County Executive Terry Grosselfinger presented certificates of appreciation to high school seniors from Rockland County who have enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Jun 21, 2013
FEMA Releases Advisory Base Flood Elevation Maps for Hudson River Communities in Rockland
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) briefed community leaders this morning at the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona on new Advisory Base Flood Elevation Maps (ABFEs) for Hudson River communities in Rockland County.
Jun 20, 2013
Rockland EMS Providers Receive Regional Honors For Service To Community
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today presented three members of the Rockland Emergency Medical Services (EMS) community with plaques from the Hudson Valley Regional EMS Council, along with a trophy to the winner of the Overall EMS Youth Competition that took place in May. [Gallery]
Jun 20, 2013
2013-2014 Rockland Community College Budget Delivered To Legislature
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that his proposed 2013-2014 Rockland Community College (RCC) Budget was delivered to the Rockland County Legislature. The recommended spending plan totals $67,566,782 for the year 2013-2014, with a County contribution of  $16,375,567.  There is no increase in the County contribution over the 2012-2013 Adopted Budget.
Jun 17, 2013
Rockland Seeks Nominations For County Executive Arts Awards
NEW CITY, NY – County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, in partnership with the Arts Council of Rockland (ACOR), is seeking nominations from the County's arts community and the public for the 24th Annual County Executive Arts Awards, which will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at the Cultural Arts Center at Rockland Community College.
Jun 10, 2013
Time To Prepare Your Home For An Emergency
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and the Rockland County Department of Health encourage residents to take time, during Home Safety Month in June, to prepare your home and family for an emergency, since natural events, like floods, or man-made events, like terrorist attacks, can happen with little or no warning.
Jun 05, 2013
County Honors Winners Of Environmental Essay Contest
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today presented Awards of Excellence to six fifth-grade students who were selected as winners of the 22nd Annual Eleanor Burlingham Earth Day Essay Contest for submitting essays entitled, "Exploring Nature in Rockland County."
Jun 04, 2013
Vanderhoef Praises County Emergency Personnel For Response To Explosion At Nyack College
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef thanked fire, police and emergency first responders, as well as workers from Orange & Rockland Utilities for their response to a natural gas explosion that blew out doors and windows of a Nyack College building, injuring eight people. An intensive investigation into the near-tragic incident on Tuesday is continuing. [LoHud Video]
May 31, 2013
Vanderhoef Appoints Health Commissioner
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced the appointment of Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert as Rockland County Commissioner of Health.  She will fill the position held by Dr. Joan Facelle, who retired five months ago, after 12 years of service.
May 31, 2013
Mathews To Direct County's Office Of Real Property Tax Services
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today informed his department heads and commissioners that he has appointed Chief of Staff Sean R. Mathews to take on additional responsibilities as Director of the County's Office of Real Property Tax Services, replacing John Noto who left the post five months ago.  Mathews has served as Chief of Staff for the County Executive for the past six years.
May 28, 2013
Vanderhoef Joined By Board Of Elections Commissioners On County Executive's Forum
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef sits down with Rockland County Board of Elections Commissioners, Louis C. Babcock and Kristen Zebrowski Stavisky, on the next edition of County Executive's Forum, which will begin airing Wednesday, May 29th on Cablevision channel 78.
May 24, 2013
Vanderhoef Presents Certificates To High School Seniors Enlisted in U.S. Army
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef presented certificates of appreciation to nine high school seniors from Rockland County who have enlisted in the U.S. Army and will be attending basic training this summer.
May 09, 2013
Highway Department Begins Largest Road Resurfacing Program
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the Rockland County Highway Department has initiated its largest paving and resurfacing program that includes over 428,064 square yards, approximately 20 miles, of pavement at a projected cost of $4.8 million. 
May 03, 2013
Vanderhoef Honors Top Police Officers For DWI Arrests in 2012
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today honored 24 police officers that made ten or more DWI arrests in 2012 at the annual STOP-DWI Awards Ceremony at La Terrazza Restaurant.  The awardees were presented with certificates and pins honoring them for their work.
Apr 30, 2013
Vanderhoef Applauds Legislation Expanding Markets For Lower Hudson Valley Farmers
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, state and local officials, joined U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today at the Orchards of Concklin as the Senator announced new legislation that would expand markets for farmers and increase the availability of nutritious locally-grown food for consumers.
Apr 25, 2013
14 Face Charges In $229,000 Child Care Fraud
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe, joined by Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and Susan Sherwood, Commissioner of Social Services, today announced that 14 individuals face charges of illegally obtaining subsidized child care funds. 
Apr 25, 2013
Vanderhoef Presents Office Of Fire & Emergency Services With Department Of The Year Award
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today presented the 2012 Department of the Year Award to the Office of Fire & Emergency Services for their coordinated response during Superstorm Sandy. One award was presented to Gordon Wren, Jr., Director, Office of Fire & Emergency Services and another award to the department as a whole.
Apr 24, 2013
County Wins Appeal In Transportation Lawsuit
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the Appellate Court unanimously overturned an earlier court ruling that said the County's bids for public bus transportation violated the General Municipal Law and the Rockland County Charter.  
Apr 24, 2013
Vanderhoef Dedicates Tree Honoring Winner Of 16th Annual Environmental Volunteer Award
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today dedicated a Serviceberry tree at Kennedy-Dells County Park in honor of Nyack resident Peggy Kurtz, recipient of this year's County Executive's Outstanding Environmental Volunteer Award.
Apr 15, 2013
Rockland Recognizes 9-1-1 Dispatchers
Sean Mathews, Chief of Staff, proclaimed April 14-20 "9-1-1 Dispatcher Week" in the County of Rockland by presenting members of Rockland County's 9-1-1- Dispatchers Association with a proclamation.  Since 1991, the United States Congress has designated a week in April as "National Public Safety Telecommunications Week." 
Apr 11, 2013
County Executive, Chairwoman Of Legislature Announce Three Poet Laureate Appointments
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and County Legislature Chairwoman Harriet Cornell announced the reappointment of Dan Masterson as Poet Laureate at a press conference held today, Thursday, April 11 at 2 p.m. in the County Executive's Media Room.   Vanderhoef and Cornell also announced the posthumous appointments of revered Rockland poets Marya Zaturenska and her husband Horace Gregory as...
Apr 05, 2013
Rockland Getting Positive Reviews In Financial Community
The Rockland County Executive and the Department of Finance today announced that Rockland County has started to rebound in the financial bond market, a definitive sign that the financial community is recognizing the significance of a series of strong fiscal measures taken over the past year by Rockland County government. 
Mar 26, 2013
Human Rights Commission Hosts Annual Women's Conference
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announces that the Rockland County Commission on Human Rights will host its annual Women's Conference on Thursday, March 28th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the The Club at Patriot Hills, 19 Club House Lane in Stony Point, NY.  Pre-registration is required.
Mar 26, 2013
County To Hold Blood Drive
The County of Rockland announces that it will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, Exhibition Hall in Pomona beginning at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Mar 21, 2013
Rockland Rated Second in New York State in Overall Health
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute just released its 2013 County Health Rankings. Counties are ranked according to its current overall health (called health outcomes) and the estimate of future health (called health factors). The Rankings examine the many factors that influence health, and allow people to compare the overall health of...
Mar 19, 2013
County Honors Corporal Megan Leavey With Rockland County Freedom Award
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today presented Valley Cottage resident Corporal Megan Leavey with the first ever Rockland County Freedom Award for her service to our country, an honor planned to coincide with Women's History Month.  
Mar 14, 2013
County Executive Educates Teens On His Role In County Government
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef spoke to a group of students from the Teen Leadership Rockland class of 2013 about the role of the County Executive in County government.
Mar 11, 2013
“Government Day" Showcases Essential Safety, Health, Transportation and Family Services Provided by Rockland County
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef joined Rockland County departments at "YouthFest/County Government Day," a day-long youth-oriented event held on Sunday, March 10th at the SUNY Rockland Community College Fieldhouse. Several thousand visitors attended the event and had the opportunity to participate in numerous interactive demonstrations, exhibitions, shows, special giveaways and informative... [Gallery]
Mar 08, 2013
Four New Members To Be Inducted Into Civil, Human Rights Hall Of Fame
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and Commissioner of Human Rights S. Ram Nagubandi today announced that four new members will be inducted into the Civil and Human Rights Hall of Fame at noon on Friday, March 8, 2013 at the 10th Annual Civil Rights Hall of Fame luncheon at The Club at Patriot Hills, 19 Club House Lane in Stony Point, NY.
Mar 05, 2013
County Executive Delivers 20th and Final Message to the Legislature
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef delivered his 20th and final Message to the Legislature tonight, reflecting on his nearly two decades in office and laying out an ambitious and aggressive plan for the future of Rockland County. 
Feb 26, 2013
County Executive Honored at NYMTC Annual Meeting
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) honored County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef at its Annual Council Meeting, held today in Lower Manhattan at the U.S. Custom House at One Bowling Green. Mr. Vanderhoef was recognized for his dedicated service as a principal member of NYMTC since 1994.
Feb 25, 2013
County Executive Requests Legislative Confirmation of Dr. Laura Carbone as Medical Examiner
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef has formally requested the Rockland County Legislature confirm his appointment of Dr. Laura S. Carbone, M.D. as Chief Medical Examiner for the Rockland County Medical Examiner's Office.
Feb 22, 2013
County Urges Residents To Give Blood During Shortage
The County of Rockland announces that due to recent winter storms, the New York Blood Center was forced to cancel several blood drives in the area and in other cases donors were unable to make scheduled appointments which has severely affected the blood supply.
Feb 19, 2013
Rockland County Program Provides Free Smoke Alarms To Eligible Residents
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today urged residents to make sure they have working smoke alarms installed at their residence, and announced that the Rockland County Department of Health's Healthy Neighborhood Program can provide free smoke alarms to eligible residents.
Feb 13, 2013
Vanderhoef Joined By Special Adviser To The Governor On County Executive's Forum
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef sits down with Brian Conybeare, Special Adviser to Governor Cuomo on the Tappan Zee Bridge, on the next edition of County Executive's Forum, which will begin airing Wednesday, February 13th on Cablevision channel 78. [Video]
Feb 06, 2013
County Officials Raise A Unified Voice In Albany
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef joined fellow county executives from across New York State in Albany for the New York State Association of Counties' (NYSAC) Legislative Conference. "During a time when heated political divisiveness often makes headlines, the NYSAC conference is an opportunity for county leaders from diverse regions and backgrounds to come together to  discuss the...
Jan 29, 2013
Anngela Vasser-Cooper Honored With 2013 Buffalo Soldier Award
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today presented the 2013 Buffalo Soldier Award to Nyack resident and U.S. Army Communication Specialist Anngela Vasser-Cooper.
Jan 28, 2013
Rockland County To Participate In Statewide STOP-DWI Super Bowl Weekend Crackdown Enforcement Effort
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that Rockland County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.
Jan 24, 2013
County Health Department Earns National Public Health Emergency Preparedness Recognition
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the Rockland County Department of Health has been recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) for its ability to respond to public health emergencies. ...
Jan 22, 2013
Rockland Day Care Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef listens to children singing at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Rockland Day Care, which is located in Building R at the County Health Complex in Pomona, NY.
Jan 11, 2013
Flu Activity Is Increasing - Get Your Flu Vaccine Now!
With flu activity increasing across the country, as well as in our area, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef is encouraging county residents to consider getting a flu vaccination to help prevent the spread of influenza. "Flu season has hit early in our state, but the County's Health Department stands ready to provide flu vaccinations that can help keep individuals healthy this winter,"...
Jan 11, 2013
Vanderhoef Announces Speakers Available To Inform Residents Of Programs, Services
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef has established a Speakers Bureau to better inform Rockland residents of the many programs and services provided by the County.
Jan 03, 2013
TOR Pilots Solar-Powered Bus Shelter
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef has announced that the Department of Public Transportation recently retrofitted one of its bus shelters with solar panels and a light box designed to provide cost-efficient and reliable power, increased safety and improved delivery of customer information for its Transport of Rockland  (TOR) and TAPPAN ZEExpress  (TZx) bus services.  The installation is a...
Dec 22, 2012
Rockland County Transfers Prenatal Clinic To Nyack Hospital
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and David Freed, President and CEO of Nyack Hospital announced today that the Rockland County Department of Health will transfer responsibility for the Prenatal Clinic to Nyack Hospital, effective January 1, 2013.
Dec 12, 2012
County Executive Vetoes Most Changes To His Proposed Budget
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today vetoed most of the amendments that the Legislature made to his proposed budget. Vanderhoef did not veto the Legislature's restoration of the Sheriff's Mounted Patrol and five Patrol officers, as well as the Mosquito Control Program of the Rockland County Health Department.
Dec 11, 2012
$2.1 Million in FEMA Disaster Assistance Disbursed to Rockland Residents Affected by Superstorm Sandy
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Branch III Director Steve Ward announced today that $2.1 million dollars in FEMA disaster assistance has been distributed to 326 Rocklanders to use for rent, repairs or other needs.  According to FEMA, one thousand additional Rockland applications for assistance are still pending. 
Dec 04, 2012
Vanderhoef to MTA Board: Exempt Rockland from Fare Hikes and Acknowledge Value Gap
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef last week formally requested that Rockland County be exempt from fare increases based on the $40 million value gap between what residents and businesses pay to MTA and what the County receives in transit service and funding.  He also criticized the MTA for refusing to hold a fare hearing in Rockland County. 
Nov 15, 2012
County, RILC Push For Gas Stations To Inform Residents With Disabilities Of Their Rights
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced a joint effort between the Rockland County Office of Consumer Protection and the Rockland Independent Living Center (RILC) to better inform residents with disabilities of their rights for assistance when fueling their vehicles at gas stations in the County.
Nov 08, 2012
Vanderhoef TO MTA: Schedule Fare Hearing In Rockland
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef has put MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota on notice that MTA should be holding a public fare hearing in Rockland County. In his October 26th letter to Lhota, Mr. Vanderhoef said that hearings will be held in 10 out of the 12 MTA-member Counties, excluding only Rockland and Putnam. He also expressed opposition to the MTA's proposed fare increases, and called...
Oct 28, 2012
County Executive Declares State Of Emergency
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today declared a State of Emergency in Rockland County beginning at 6:00 pm on October 28, 2012, due to the approaching Hurricane Sandy and the possibility of sustained high winds, local flooding and loss of power in Rockland County. A State of Emergency gives the County Executive additional powers to effectively respond to the emergency.
Oct 26, 2012
Rockland Residents Urged To Prepare For Tropical Storm
With the threat of Tropical Storm Sandy approaching, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and the Rockland County Office of Fire & Emergency Services urge residents to begin preparing by taking some simple, common sense steps now.
Oct 24, 2012
Vanderhoef Joined By Veterans Service Agency Director On County Executive's Forum
In honor of Veterans Day and National Military Family month in November, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef sits down with Rockland County Veterans Service Agency Director, Jerry Donnellan, on the next edition of County Executive's Forum, which will begin airing Wednesday, October 24th on Cablevision channel 78. During the show, Donnellan speaks about the success of the County's Return... [Video]
Oct 23, 2012
Vanderhoef Submits His 2013 Proposed Budget
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today submitted a $736.9 million proposed budget that holds the County property tax increase to about $13 more a month for the average homeowner. "This proposed budget includes a number of budget cuts, improved efficiencies and the elimination of certain programs to reinvent...
Oct 19, 2012
County Executive Unveils Plans For Summit Park Health Care Facility
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the County plans to create a Local Development Corporation (LDC) for the eventual sale of the Summit Park Nursing Care Center and possibly the Summit Park Hospital as well. Vanderhoef stressed that if this sale took place, it probably would not be finalized for one to two years. During that time, the operation of the facility would remain...
Oct 15, 2012
County Launches Flood Risk Study Map Application
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that the Rockland County Planning Department's Geographic Information System (GIS) team has implemented an interactive map application that enables residents to view their property in relation to flood risk. The GIS team, with the assistance of the Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services, has developed the Preliminary FEMA Flood Risk...
Oct 15, 2012
Rockland Successfully Tackles Myriad Of Challenges During Federally Evaluated Radiological Emergency Preparedness Drill
Rockland County emergency services personnel recently took part in an exercise in response to a simulated radiological incident at the Indian Point nuclear power plant. "Earlier this month the County of Rockland successfully participated in a federally-evaluated Radiological Emergency Preparedness Drill, and met all challenges," said County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef. "The residents of this...
Oct 04, 2012
Rockland County Website Now Available In 65 Different Languages
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that a "Google Translate" feature has been added to the Rockland County website to further enhance the new, more user-friendly website which was unveiled earlier this year.  It is all part of an ongoing effort to make government more accessible to the residents of Rockland County. 
Sep 19, 2012
Governor Announces Selection of TZ Bridge Review Team
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef issued the following statement today regarding Governor Cuomo's announcement of a selection review team for the new bridge to replace the Tappan Zee. The selection committee will review proposed bridge designs as well as assist local community leaders and transportation experts in the evaluation process.
Sep 13, 2012
Vanderhoef Announces Tentative Labor Agreements Reached With Two Unions
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that the County of Rockland reached tentative labor agreements today with two of its unions – the Rockland Association of Management (RAM) and the Doctors' Council.  RAM is the County's second largest labor union with 216 members and the Doctors' Council has 46 members.
Sep 12, 2012
Residents Invited to Help Plan the Region’s Transportation Future
Billions of federal dollars will flow into the metropolitan area over the next 25 years to maintain and improve the region's transportation system, and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) is seeking input into how that money should be spent.
Sep 12, 2012
Hunger Awareness and Action Week Proclaimed in Rockland County
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef joined with representatives of People to People, Catholic Community Services, Good Samaritan Hospital and United Way of Rockland County to increase awareness about hunger in our communities, and proclaimed Sept. 9th – 15th Hunger Awareness and Action Week in Rockland County.
Sep 11, 2012
Rockland Victims Of 9/11 Remembered At Service At Haverstraw Bay County Park
Rocklanders gathered at the 9/11 Memorial at the Haverstraw Bay County Park today to remember those who tragically lost their lives on September 11, 2001. County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef said, "We gather for the 11th time to remember, reflect and mourn all of the innocent heroes who perished on this hour, on this day."
Aug 23, 2012
County Executive Applauds Ruling Against MTA Payroll Tax
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef applauded yesterday's State Supreme Court ruling that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Payroll Tax is unconstitutional. ...
Aug 20, 2012
Governor Cuomo Signs Letter To U.S. Secretary Of Transportation Requesting Federal Funding To Build A New Bridge Replacing The Tappan Zee
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef welcomed Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino to the Rockland side of the Tappan Zee Bridge, where the Governor today signed a new letter of intent to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation requesting federal funding to build a new bridge to...
Aug 16, 2012
County Executives Announce Support for New Tappan Zee Bridge
Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef, Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino, and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell today announced their intention to vote yes at the next New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) meeting to include the new Tappan Zee Bridge project in the region's long-range transportation plan. A unanimous vote qualifies the project for federal...
Aug 01, 2012
Vanderhoef Joined By Experts In Economic Development On County Executive's Forum
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef sits down with Michael DiTullo, President and CEO of Rockland Economic Development Corporation (REDC), Steven Porath, Executive Director of the Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and Richard Struck, Director of Economic Development for Orange and Rockland Utilities and Chairman of the Workforce Investment Board (WIB), on the next edition of County... [Video]
Jul 31, 2012
Vanderhoef And CSEA Leaders Announce Tentative Labor Agreement Reached
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and leaders of the Rockland Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) announced today that they have reached a tentative labor agreement.  The CSEA is the County's largest labor union with close to 2,200 employees.
Jul 24, 2012
Rockland Health Department Partners With Local Employers To Improve Employee Health
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that the Rockland County Department of Health’s Division of Health Promotion and Education applied for and received a grant from the New York State Department of Health, called Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play.
Jul 24, 2012
MTA Chairman To Vanderhoef: "MTA Planning Service Improvements For Rockland"
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Joseph J. Lhoto, has advised him that the MTA has proposed service investments for Rockland County, to be phased in over the course of a year beginning in October, 2012.
Jul 23, 2012
County Receives $2.4 Million Federal Grant For Advanced Bus Technologies
The Rockland County Department of Public Transportation has announced that it has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to fund Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects for the Transport of Rockland (TOR) and TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) bus services in Rockland County.
Jul 17, 2012
Rockland County Residents Enjoy More Than $750,000 In Savings Through The ProAct Rx Discount Program
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the The ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program, available in Rockland County for just over one year, has helped save residents more than $750,000.  Rockland County is one of many counties across 10 states who have committed to helping lower prescription drug costs for their uninsured residents by endorsing The ProAct Discount...
Jul 12, 2012
Rockland IDA And County Executive Welcomes Hunter Douglas
Eric Dranoff, Esq., Chairman of the Rockland Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and Rockland County Executive, C. Scott Vanderhoef, recently gathered with executives from Hunter Douglas, Inc. (Hunter Douglas North America) and members of the IDA to officially welcome Hunter Douglas to its new Pearl River-based North American headquarters.
Jun 27, 2012
County Charges Individuals With Welfare Fraud
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today commended the Office of District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe and Rockland County's Department of Social Services for their professional diligence which resulted in the recent filing of criminal charges against seven individuals on grand larceny, welfare fraud and other charges following an ongoing investigation at the Waldron Terrace Housing...
Jun 22, 2012
County Recognizes EMS Providers For Service
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef presented three Rockland County Emergency Medical Service providers with Hudson Valley Regional EMS Council Awards today.
Jun 18, 2012
Vanderhoef Lauds Rockland IDA For Helping With Raymour & Flanigan Expansion In Area
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that Raymour & Flanigan will significantly expand its operations by establishing a new state-of-the-art regional distribution center in Rockland County, creating 300 new jobs.
Jun 11, 2012
Rockland Sees Major Increase In Share Of Tourism Economy
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that Rockland County has increased its share in tourism spending in the Hudson Valley by 15-percent in the past two years, according to a statewide study done by Oxford Economics.
Jun 06, 2012
County Honors Winners of Environmental Essay Contest
Rockland County’s Director of Operations Susan Rutledge and Mary Hegarty, Executive Director of the Rockland County Environmental Management Council were joined today by Chairwoman Natalie Patasaw of the Environmental Management Council, to present Awards of Excellence to five fifth-grade students who were selected as winners of the 21st Annual Eleanor Burlingham Earth Day Essay Contest.
Jun 01, 2012
Rockland County Receives Funds From NY Youth Works Initiative
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the Rockland County Youth Bureau and Department of Social Services will be operating a Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) thanks to New York State’s Youth Works Initiative.
May 23, 2012
Chairwoman Of Rockland County Legislature To Join Vanderhoef On County Executive's Forum
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef sits down with the Honorable Harriet Cornell, Chairwoman of the Rockland County Legislature, on the next edition of County Executive’s Forum, which will begin airing Wednesday, May 23 on Cablevision channel 78.
May 22, 2012
Rockland Business Returns "FAVOR" To Veterans
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and County Clerk Paul Piperato today announced that Rockland Chrysler Jeep Dodge is the latest business to enlist in Rockland County’s FAVOR (Find and Assist Veterans of Record) Program. The program identifies local area businesses that offer military veterans discounts for certain products and services.
May 17, 2012
County Executive Vanderhoef Unveils Proposed Budget Cuts And New Revenues To Close Budget Gap
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced a comprehensive package of proposed budget cuts and new revenues to close the $21 million dollar gap in the 2012 budget. The budget gap was created when State lawmakers failed to act on Home Rule Legislation that would have allowed the County to increase the sales tax and mortgage tax, and impose a transfer tax. In addition, the County...
May 17, 2012
Knowledge Is Power: REDC And Rockland County To Host A Free Small Business Workshop
As part of its continuing effort to focus on Rockland’s small as well as start-up businesses, Rockland Economic Development Corporation (REDC), in partnership with Rockland County Executive, C. Scott Vanderhoef and Rockland County Clerk, Paul Piperato, is hosting a free small business workshop offering new and existing small business owners the unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with...
May 03, 2012
County Executive Presents "Department Of The Year" Award
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef presented County Clerk Paul Piperato and his staff with the 2011 Rockland County Department of the Year Award for "making government services more accessible and convenient for the residents of Rockland County” at a ceremony today.
May 01, 2012
Rockland County Celebrates "Law Day"
At the Rockland County Courthouse in New City today, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef issued a proclamation celebrating “Law Day.” Many dignitaries, including judges,the Rockland County District Attorney, and elected officials were in attendance. Honored during the ceremony was the Nyack High School Mock Trial team, for winning the county championship, as well as Dr. Oscar...
May 01, 2012
FTA Issues Perfect Score For County Public Transportation Department
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that during its most recent Triennial Review of the Rockland County Department of Public Transportation, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region II issued a perfect score in its evaluation of how the County meets its federal funding requirements.
Apr 26, 2012
Vanderhoef Joined By Astorino And Odell At Forum Before Standing-Room Only Crowd
A standing-room only crowd of business, civic leaders and local government officials attended a regional leadership conversation hosted by Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress this morning at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown. The panel discussion featured all three county executives from the lower Hudson Valley—Rockland County Executive ...
Apr 19, 2012
State To Cover Costs For Rockland’s Response And Recovery Costs For Hurricane Irene And Tropical Storm Lee
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that he has been contacted by the Governor’s office and informed that the State will be providing $ 2,881,787 to cover the Rockland County’s local share of disaster response and recovery costs resulting from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The estimated cost of recovery projects in Rockland County is over $ 23 million dollars.
Apr 18, 2012
Rockland County Saves Residents More Than $500,000 With The Proact RX Discount Cards
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that in slightly less than one year, Rockland County residents have collectively saved more than $500,000 while using the ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program. The discount card program was exclusively endorsed by Rockland County Legislature in June of 2011. Since the program was implemented, residents have filled more than 13,000...
Apr 18, 2012
County Comprehensive Plan Receives Planning Award
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and Rockland County Legislative Chairwoman Harriet Cornell announced today that the Rockland County Comprehensive Plan – Rockland Tomorrow – has won the 2012 New York Planning Federation’s “Comprehensive Plan” Award.
Apr 16, 2012
Rockland County STOP-DWI Honors Top DWI Law Enforcement Officers
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today saluted New York State and local law enforcement officers for their success in spotting and arresting intoxicated drivers. At a ceremony at the Pearl River Hilton, sponsored by the County of Rockland’s STOP-DWI Program, 26 officers were recognized and presented with certificates for their outstanding level of success in arresting drunk drivers.
Apr 15, 2012
Summit Park Hospital Offers Lecture On Seasonal Allergies
The Rockland County Department of Hospitals today invited the community to attend an informative lecture on “Seasonal Allergies” on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center in Pomona, Exhibition Hall, Building A. The one hour lecture will present helpful information on “ Allergy Signs and Symptoms, Allergy Testing, and Allergy Medications.” The...
Apr 12, 2012
New Hempstead Road Project Advances
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the New Hempstead Road reconstruction project hit an important milestone with the completion and opening of a temporary road, moving traffic off the existing New Hempstead roadway, to allow for the reconstruction of the “S” turn near the Rockland County Government Center. This temporary roadway begins at Little Tor Road and...
Apr 04, 2012
County Recognizes 9-1-1 Dispatchers
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef invited representatives of Rockland County’s 9-1-1- Dispatchers Association to a ceremony in which he proclaimed April 8th through April 14th as “9-1-1 Dispatcher Week” in the County of Rockland.
Apr 02, 2012
County Provides Comments On TZ Bridge Project
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef submitted comments last week on the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). In a letter accompanying the comments, Vanderhoef stated, “We support the Governor’s mission to expedite the construction of a new Tappan Zee...
Mar 21, 2012
Governor Lauds Vanderhoef For Pension Reform
Governor Cuomo praises Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef at the Pension Reform Bill signing for his strident, consistent call for major reforms at the state level.
Mar 26, 2012
County Executive Provides Historical Perspective
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef was the featured speaker at the March meeting of the SUNY Rockland Community College Senior Club. Vanderhoef intrigued the scores of seniors in attendance with an exciting and colorful historical perspective of Rockland County. His discussion referenced the contributions of Native Americans, interesting facts pertaining to the Battle of Stony Point,...
Apr 17, 2013
Vanderhoef Announces CD Block Grant Awards
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced a total of $2.67 million in federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding for Rockland County not-for-profit organizations, towns and villages in grant awards from the County's Office of Community Development.
Mar 20, 2012
Vandehoef Announces CD Block Grant Awards
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced a total of $2,656,071 million in federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding for Rockland County not-for-profit organizations, towns and villages in grant awards from the County’s Office of Community Development.
Mar 19, 2012
Thousands Attend Rockland County St. Patrick's Day Parade
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef was one of the hundreds of marchers who participated in the 50th Annual Rockland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade, sponsored by the Rockland County Ancient Order of Hibernians was viewed by an estimated 80,000 visitors, and was highlighted by a special appearance by Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
Feb 29, 2012
County Completes MTA Value Gap Analysis Report
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced today that the County has completed its MTA Value Gap Analysis update. A presentation of the report’s data will be presented to the County Legislature’s Economic Development Committee this afternoon. Click here for MTA Value Gap Report.
Feb 21, 2012
Rockland County Executive Supports Tier VI Pension Reform
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced his support for Governor Cuomo’s Tier VI pension reform proposal.
Feb 09, 2012
Federal Grant Awarded To Rockland County To Conduct Fair Housing Education & Outreach For Veterans And Homeless
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $ 75,000 to the Rockland County Commission on Human Rights (RCCH) to enforce fair housing laws and help communities and housing providers to better understand their fair housing rights and responsibilities. The funds are part of more than $7.5 million being...
Jan 24, 2012
Rockland County Has One Of Lowest Unemployment Rates In New York State
The New York State Department of Labor today released local area unemployment rates for December 2011. Rockland County was noted as having one of the lowest county unemployment rates in the state, at 6.5 percent. The national unemployment rate for December 2011 is 8.3 percent, down 9.1 percent in December of 2010.