‌ Press Releases

January 16, 2019
Snap Benefits for February Preserved

County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Social Services Joan Silvestri announced that most recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive their full February benefits early, due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. [Read More]

January 15, 2019
Settlement Reached with Csea

County Executive Ed Day and County Attorney Thomas Humbach announced an agreement through the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) regarding a negotiated settlement (see attached) with the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA). [Read More]

December 19, 2018
Rockland County Board of Health Issues Fines to Non-compliant Schools

County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announced fines totaling over $70,000 to nine schools that did not comply with the Health Commissioner’s order to keep un- or under-vaccinated students home from school and provide vaccination and attendance records to the Rockland County Department of Health (RCDOH) during the measles outbreak. [Read More]

December 19, 2018
Rockland County Receives $4.2 Million in Regional Economic Development Awards

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced today that the county has been awarded almost $4.2 million in state grants for economic development. The awards made in Rockland County include funds to expand private businesses, revitalize communities and encourage tourism. [Read More]

December 18, 2018
Key to the County Awarded to Katelyn Tuohy

During a ceremony in the Library of North Rockland High School in Thiells, NY, County Executive Ed Day presented North Rockland High School student athlete Katelyn Tuohy with the Key to the County Award [Read More]

December 18, 2018
Minority Legislators Support County Executives Vetoes

County Executive Ed Day thanked the Minority members of the Rockland County Legislature for supporting the vetoes he issued to the Legislative Majority’s amended 2019 Proposed County Budget. [Read More]

December 12, 2018
County Executive Day Vetoes Amended 2019 Budget

County Executive Ed Day used his line-item veto power to veto 95 of the Legislative Majority’s ill-advised amendments to the 2019 County Budget. As seen in the attached document, Veto Schedule 2019. [Read More]