Press Releases

2014 Press Releases

April 23, 2014
Day Dedicates Tree Honoring Environmental Volunteer Award Winner

County Executive Day dedicates Cornelian Cherry Tree at Kennedy Dells County Park in recognition of the 2014 Outstanding Environmental Volunteer Award Winner

April 22, 2014
County Executive Honors Top Cops For DWI Arrests In 2013

County Executive Day honors 20 local police officers who nabbed the most drunk drivers in 2013

April 22, 2014
Local WWII Veterans Honored In Piermont

Rockland County Executive Day and County Veterans Service Agency Director Donnellan honor five local World War II veterans - brothers from two different families - as they prepare to take part in this weekend's Hudson Valley Honor Flight to Washington DC

April 16, 2014
County Executive Day Urges PSC To Amend "Unfair" Lake Deforest Reservoir Agreement

Rockland County Executive Day calls on the New York State Public Service Commission to correct United Water New York reservoir agreement

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
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