Press Releases

2014 Press Releases

August 12, 2014
Rockland Soars High In Competition For State Economic Development Funds

The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council Endorses Five Rockland County Projects As Regional Priorities

August 6, 2014
New Hempstead Road Improvements Complete

County Executive Day announces completion of three-year New Hempstead Road improvement project in Clarkstown

July 31, 2014
County Executive Day Vetoes Charter Amendments

Calling it “a bad bill for the people of Rockland County,” County Executive Day vetoes a local law which could have brought meaningful reforms to the county charter

July 28, 2014
Moody's Upgrades Rockland County's Bond Rating

Moody's Investors Service upgrades Rockland County's general obligation bonds to Baa2, outlook to positive

July 23, 2014
Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center Purchase Sale Agreement (PSA) at a Glance

County Executive Day details agreement to sell Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center

July 16, 2014
Joint Statement On Sale Of Summit Park Hospital And Nursing Care Center

Statement Of County Executive Day, Legislative Chairman Wolfe And RCHFC Chairperson Sherwood On Agreement To Sell Summit Park Hospital And Nursing Care Center

July 3, 2014
Police In Rockland County Increase Holiday Weekend DWI Enforcement

Police agencies from across Rockland County take part in aggressive, holiday weekend enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving

July 2, 2014
Rockland County Executive Urges Residents To Prepare For 2014 Hurricane Season

County Executive Day advises all Rocklanders to prepare families and homes for potential severe weather during the 2014 hurricane season

June 27, 2014
Increased Hudson River Boating Safety Measures Unveiled

Rockland County Executive Day and Sheriff Falco announce stepped up marine safety enforcement efforts on the Hudson River

June 19, 2014
Task Force On Water Resources

County Executive and County Legislature Announce Task Force on Water Resources

June 19, 2014
County Executive Day Hosts Main Street & Riverfront Summit

Leaders from public, private sectors gather at Rockland Community College to examine strategic opportunities and ideas to advance the County's local and regional economic position

June 6, 2014
Youth Bureau To Offer Free Positive Youth Development Training

Rockland County offers specialized training for frontline youth workers, supervisors and others who work directly with young people

June 5, 2014
Rockland County Commemorates 70th Anniversary of D-Day

County Executive Ed Day and Rockland County Veterans Service Agency Director Jerry Donnellan mark the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day invasion at the Camp Shanks Museum in Orangetown

June 4, 2014
County Honors Winners Of Environmental Essay Contest

County Executive Day recognizes winners of Rockland's 23rd Annual Eleanor Burlingham Earth Day Essay Contest

June 2, 2014
Rockland County Launches Online Civil Service Exam Application Program

Rockland's Personnel Department unveils new, web-based service that allows residents to apply for civil service exams via the Internet

May 23, 2014
Youth Bureau Extends Application Deadline For Summer T.E.E.N. Works Program

The application deadline for Rockland County's T.E.E.N. Works (Teen Employment Education Network) program has been extended to June 2

May 23, 2014
Rockland County's Department of Public Transportation Announces New Bus Fares

Responding to customer feedback, Rockland County approves phased-in fare increases for Transport of Rockland (TOR), TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) and TRIPS bus services

May 21, 2014
Rockland County Announces $1.1 Million In Federal Community Development Block Grant Funding

County Executive Ed Day and Office of Community Development Director S. Ram Nagubandi announce $1.1 million in federal funding for local towns, villages and nonprofit groups

May 16, 2014
Rockland County To Honor EMS Workers For Service To Community

As part of National EMS Week, Rockland County will recognize and honor local emergency medical services practitioners for outstanding contributions to the community.

May 15, 2014
Rockland County To Honor And Remember Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

In commemoration of National Police Week, Rockland County will hold its annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service on May 18th in New City
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