Press Releases

2014 Press Releases

April 15, 2014
Rockland County Launches Community Emergency Response Team

Rockland County seeks volunteers to lead a community emergency response effort designed to help neighbors in times of crisis

April 11, 2014
Health Department Warns Of Possible Hepatitis Exposure

The Health Department will offer free Hepatitis A vaccine to patrons of a Nyack restaurant who may have been exposed to the virus via an infected food worker

April 10, 2014
County Executive Day Marks First 100 Days In Office

County Executive Ed Day today released an ambitious list of reforms, accomplishments and initiatives achieved during the first 100 days of his administration.

April 4, 2014
New Fares Proposed For Transport Of Rockland

Rockland County's Department of Public Transportation has opened a Public Comment period for passengers to provide input on proposed fare hikes for the Transport of Rockland (TOR), TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) and TRIPS bus services.

March 24, 2014
County Executive Day Names Economic Development Director

After an extensive recruitment and selection process, Rockland County Executive Ed Day has announced the appointment of Calherbe Monel as Director of Economic Development.

March 21, 2014
Celebrate Rockland County Youthfest 2014 At Rockland Community College

Calling all Rockland County residents! The 16th Annual YouthFest will be held, in conjunction with Rockland County Government Day, on March 30th, at Rockland Community College in Suffern.

March 17, 2014
County To Hold Blood Drive

With New York-area blood supplies nearing dangerously low levels, residents in Rockland County are being urged to roll up their sleeves to donate blood.

March 5, 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

March 5, 2014
Rockland County Receives Low Interest Rate On Deficit Financing

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.

February 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.

February 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.

February 4, 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.

January 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

January 29, 2014
Statement By County Executive Day On Novartis Departure

Statement By County Executive Day On The Future Of The Novartis Site In Suffern

January 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.

January 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

January 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.

January 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

January 15, 2014
Statement of County Executive Day On Ramapo Poultry Plant

Statement of Rockland County Executive Day on poultry processing facility in Ramapo

January 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.
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