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]

December 7, 2018
Nyack College Meeting

County Executive Ed Day hosted a meeting at his office about the proposed sale of the Nyack College Campus. The Supervisors of Clarkstown and Orangetown, the Mayors of the Villages of Nyack and South Nyack, the Rockland County Planning Department and representatives of Nyack College and their commercial real estate firm CBRE all attended or sent representatives. [Read More]

December 7, 2018
County Executive Statement on Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor killed more than 2,400 and left the U.S. Pacific Fleet wounded, but not destroyed. Rockland is truly grateful to those members of the “Greatest Generation” who saved the world from fascism; many of whom shipped out through Camp Shanks in Orangeburg before fighting in World War II. [Read More]

December 4, 2018
Rockland County Shows Unity As Holiday Season Begins

County Executive Ed Day joined dozens of residents, elected officials and members of the Rockland County Catholic Coalition and Chabad Of Rockland at the Allison-Parris County Office Building in a show of unity as the holiday season begins. [Read More]

December 1, 2018
Passing of President George H.w. Bush

The County of Rockland mourns with the nation at the passing of President George H.W. Bush. Wednesday, December 5th has been declared a National Day of Mourning in honor of President Bush's passing; in keeping with that declaration, I ask that all who fly the Flag join Rockland County government and lower their Flags to half-staff on that day. [Read More]

November 30, 2018
Join Rockland County to Kick off the Holiday Season

County Executive Ed Day invites Rockland County residents to join him at the Allison-Parris County Office Building on Monday, December 3rd at 4:30 pm for two special events led by the Rockland County Catholic Coalition and Chabad Of Rockland. [Read More]

November 26, 2018
Temporary Space in Sain Building for Hi Tor

Rockland County will open the doors of the currently unoccupied Sain building (located at 18 New Hempstead Road, New City) to provide the shelter with space to diagnose, treat and house the affected animals while the infection is eradicated from the Hi Tor premises. [Read More]

November 20, 2018
Celebrate Safely This Holiday Season

County Executive Ed Day and Rockland County STOP-DWI & Traffic Safety Coordinator Leslie Berger remind residents to celebrate safely this holiday season. [Read More]

November 20, 2018
Hundreds of Items Repaired

County Executive Ed Day announced that the second Rockland Repair Café was a huge success. The event took place Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at North Rockland High School. The event paired Repair Coaches, who are neighbors with fix-it expertise, with people who brought in items to be fixed such as lamps, computers, clothing, frames, small appliances, wooden items, toys and electronics. [Read More]

November 19, 2018
Metro-north Un-"fare" to Rockland Commuters

County Executive Ed Day received a response letter from Metro-North (MNR) President Catherine Rinaldi (see attached) containing yet another refusal to give West of Hudson riders a ten-percent fare reduction. After much advocacy for a fare reduction by local elected officials over the summer, NJ TRANSIT (NJT) announced a ten-percent discount on NJT rail fares for travel in November, December and January in acknowledgement of disrupted service due to ongoing PTC (Positive Train Control) installation. [Read More]

November 14, 2018
Dedication of Gulf War/war on Terror Monument

County Executive Ed Day took part in the dedication of the Rockland County Gulf War/War on Terror Monument on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 12:00 PM in the afternoon at Haverstraw Bay County Park. The Monument is in honor of all those who served in the Gulf War and the War on Terror, and for those Rockland County residents that made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. [Read More]

October 30, 2018
Warming Center Resolution Signing

Rockland County Executive Ed Day has signed a resolution approving funding to Catholic Charities for the operation of a warming center for homeless single adults at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center in Pomona. [Read More]

October 29, 2018
Statement from County Executive Day

Statement from County Executive Day: We in Rockland stand against hatred and with our brothers and sister in Pittsburgh... [Read More]

October 22, 2018
Rockland County Looking for Foster Families

County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Social Services Joan Silvestri announced that the County of Rockland will recognize November of 2018 as National Adoption Month. Each November, staff from the Rockland County Department of Social Services’ (DSS) Children’s Services Unit join with local Wendy’s franchisees to celebrate National Adoption Month to increase awareness of the need for foster families. This year, for the seventh year in a row, staff will be at Wendy’s in Nanuet and West Haverstraw to answer questions from residents interested in becoming foster/adoptive parents. [Read More]

October 18, 2018
Housing Choice Voucher Program (section 8) Lottery Opens 10/29

County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Social Services Joan Silvestri announced that the Rockland County Department of Social Services (RCDSS) waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) will be open to the public on 6:00 AM, October 29, 2018, through 8:00 PM, November 11, 2018, with an on-line application process. [Read More]

October 18, 2018
Rc Health Commissioner Issues Letter to Schools Affected by Confirmed Cases of Measles

Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, Commissioner of the Rockland County Department of Health, has issued a letter to schools, that were attended by students with confirmed cases of measles, that unvaccinated students remain home. [Read More]

October 11, 2018
Repair Coaches Needed

County Executive Ed Day today announced that volunteer Repair Coaches are being sought for the 2018 Fall Repair Café, scheduled for Saturday, November 10th at North Rockland High School. [Read More]

October 9, 2018
Developer Pulls out of Sain Building Sale

County Executive Ed Day stood on the steps of the now closed Sain Building in New City to discuss the news that National Development, the developer who offered to purchase the building for $4.5 million, can no longer move forward with their original offer. [Read More]

October 9, 2018
County Executive Day Signs Resolution Ratifying Agreement with Sheriff's Deputies

County Executive Ed Day signed the Resolution ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement between the County of Rockland and the Rockland County Sheriff's Deputies Association for the period of January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2019. [Read More]

October 9, 2018
Get Your Flu Shot

The Health Department is giving the quadrivalent flu vaccine which does not contain preservatives, including thimerosal. The vaccine is called quadrivalent because it offers protection against four different flu virus strains that research shows will be most common during this flu season: two influenza (flu) A virus strains and two influenza B virus strains. It is recommended that you wait for 15 minutes after being vaccinated so you can be observed for any reactions. [Read More]
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