August 27, 2018
Statement from County Executive Day on the Passing of Senator John Mccain

"Senator John McCain was a man without equal and his legacy will never be forgotten. His heroism, honesty, independence and integrity were the cornerstones on which he built his lifetime of service to our country..." [Read More]

August 23, 2018
Statement from County Executive Day Re: Metro-north President Rinaldi’s Letter to Nj Transit’s Executive Director Corbett

Metro-North(MNR) is finally standing up to New Jersey Transit(NJT) for our Pascack Valley Line and West of Hudson commuters. I am extremely pleased that MNR has taken seriously our request to review its operating agreement with NJT. [Read More]

August 20, 2018
Tourism is Big Business

Travelers spent three percent more in Rockland County in 2017 than they did a year earlier; an estimated $480,015. That money is being spent in Rockland’s restaurants, hotels, shops and attractions leading to a four percent increase in tourism related employment; 9,060 jobs in 2017 compared to 8,673 in 2016. Tourism accounts for 7.3 percent of all employment in Rockland. [Read More]

August 16, 2018
Praise from Moody's

County Executive Ed Day announced today that Moody’s Investors Service released a Sector Comment Report on local government and deficit financing legislation. The Report references two New York municipalities who received deficit financing, Rockland County and the City of Long Beach, and how New York requires increased financial reporting to the New York State Comptroller’s Office. [Read More]

August 16, 2018
Rockland Elected Officials to Metro-north and Nj Transit: “no More Express Train Cancellations!”

County Executive Ed Day held a press conference today with State and local elected officials to discuss the plight of Rockland County and other West of Hudson rail commuters who continue to suffer during the crisis at NJ Transit (NJT). [Read More]

July 28, 2018
Shared Services Initiative Draft Plan Unveiled

County Executive Ed Day joined with Shared Services Panel Members from Towns, Villages, School Districts and Fire Districts to unveil the draft Shared Services Initiative Plan. [Read More]

July 17, 2018
Pascack Valley Line Initiatives

County Executive Ed Day held a meeting with high level personnel from Metro-North Railroad (MNR) and New Jersey Transit (NJT) at the County Executive’s office in New City to discuss challenges and concerns relating to train cancellations on the Pascack Valley Line (PVL). This meeting was convened on June 12, 2018, in an effort to respond to commuter concerns after NJT announced system-wide temporary train cancellations to facilitate Positive Train Control improvements. [Read More]

June 29, 2018
Rockland County Financially in the "black"

County Executive Ed Day announced positive news relating to the soon to be released Comprehensive Annual Financial Report on Rockland County’s finances from 2017. [Read More]

June 8, 2018
Community Organizations Join Forces to Combat Opioid Crisis

County Executive Ed Day, Rockland Commissioner of Mental Health Michael Leitzes, District Attorney Tom Zugibe and leaders from Montefiore Nyack Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Helen Hayes Hospital, Crystal Run Healthcare, Refuah Health Center, Rockland Paramedic Services and the Rockland County Medical Society announced a new initiative to combat the opioid crisis. [Read More]

June 1, 2018
$10,000 Donation to the Center for Safety and Change

County Executive Ed Day, District Attorney Tom Zugibe and County Attorney Tom Humbach presented a $10,000 check from the Nyack Motor Lodge to the Center for Safety and Change. This check is the result of a settlement between the Nyack Motor Lodge and the County of Rockland. [Read More]

May 31, 2018
Key to the County Awarded

County Executive Ed Day presented Cole Donnellan, founder of not-for-profit Pegleg22, with the Key to the County award. The Key is presented to a person who makes a tangible, positive impact on the county as a whole and the citizens who live here. Cole started Pegleg22 in honor of his great uncle Jerry Donnellan. The mission of Pegleg22 is to raise awareness about the 22 veterans who succumb to suicide every day in the United States and raise money to perform service projects that benefit combat veterans in Rockland County and around the Hudson Valley. [Read More]

May 23, 2018
Storm Response Meeting with Orange and Rockland Utilities

County Executive Ed Day, Acting Director of Fire and Emergency Services Chris Jensen, town supervisors, village mayors and representatives of Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. met at the Fire Training Center in Pomona to discuss concerns with O&R’s coordination and response strategies. This meeting had been planned since the March nor’easters that left Rockland residents in the dark for days. [Read More]

May 7, 2018
First Ever Rockland Repair Café a Huge Success

County Executive Ed Day announced that the first ever Rockland Repair Café was a huge success. The event took place Sunday, May 6th, 2018 from 10 am – 1 pm at the Nyack Center. 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]

April 30, 2018
Successful Drug Take Back Day

County Executive Ed Day announced that the first Drug Take Back Day of 2018, held Saturday, April 28th, was extremely successful. Prescription drugs were collected at five locations throughout Rockland County and many more unwanted prescriptions were dropped off than in previous years. [Read More]

April 25, 2018
Spring Valley Refuses to Pay Fair Share

County Executive Ed Day joined with Hi Tor Animal Care Center’s Board of Directors President, Debbie DiBernardo to denounce the actions of the Village of Spring Valley Government. On April 18th, the Village of Spring Valley failed to pass a resolution executing the Inter-Municipal greement between the Village and the County of Rockland for Hi Tor animal control. By failing to pass this agreement the Village of Spring Valley is refusing to pay their fair share of costs related to animal control. [Read More]

April 24, 2018
2018 Outstanding Environmental Award Winner

County Executive Ed Day presented the County Executive’s Outstanding Environmental Volunteer Award to New City resident Laurie Seeman. For nearly 2 decades Laurie Seeman has been advocating for Rockland’s environment and educating our youth about how they can help. [Read More]

April 17, 2018
County Executive Ed Day and the County's Veterans Service Agency Acting Director Susan Branam Presented Sixth Annual Rockland County Freedom Award

County Executive Ed Day and the County's Veterans Service Agency Acting Director Susan Branam presented Nanuet resident Karen Ross with the sixth annual Rockland County Freedom Award for her outstanding service to our nation as a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy. [Read More]

April 17, 2018
Ed Day Announced Today That Moody’s Investors Service Rated Rockland's Tax Anticipation Notes (tans) Mig 1

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced today that Moody’s Investors Service rated Rockland's Tax Anticipation Notes (TANs) MIG 1, a clear sign that the fiscal policies he put into place are paying off for taxpayers. The MIG 1 rating is the highest short-term rating assigned by Moody’s to Notes. This is a first for Rockland County since it’s severe deficit position in 2011 and comes on the heels of its seventh consecutive bond rating increase in March. [Read More]

April 9, 2018
County Executive Ed Day Joined Members of Legislature to Sign a Bond Resolution for $29.5 Million for the Construction of New Highway Department Facilities

County Executive Ed Day joined with Legislative Chairman Toney Earl and other members of the Legislature to sign a recently passed bond resolution for $29.5 million for the construction of new Highway Department facilities and three other bond resolutions to continue the methodical rebuilding of county government. [Read More]

March 30, 2018
Ed Day Signed a Resolution Authorizing the County to Bond $2,300,000 to Be Expended Towards the Replacement of the Samsondale Avenue Bridge

Rockland County Executive Ed Day signed a resolution authorizing the county to bond $2,300,000 to be expended towards the replacement of the Samsondale Avenue Bridge over the CSX Railroad in the Village of West Haverstraw. [Read More]