2016 Press Releases

June 30, 2016
Rockland County Executive Ed Day calls for full investigation into latest Tappan Zee tugboat crash

Rockland County Executive Ed Day calls for full investigation into latest tugboat crash at Tappan Zee Bridge [Read More]

June 27, 2016
Rockland files lawsuit against water company, state agencies

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced that the county has filed a lawsuit against its water company and two state agencies for failing to protect the public from excessive costs [Read More]

June 20, 2016
Emergency financial measures put in place to deal with Legislature's failure on Sain Building

Rockland County Executive announces emergency financial action to counter legislative stalling on Sain Building [Read More]

June 17, 2016
Rockland County Executive Ed Day says “no” to water rate increase

Rockland County Executive Ed Day added his voice to the chorus of Rockland residents outraged over a request from Suez New York to raise water rates more than 18 percent. [Read More]

June 17, 2016
Rockland County Executive Ed Day praises East Ramapo bill

Rockland County Executive Ed Day praised the bipartisan agreement to provide oversight of the East Ramapo school district. [Read More]

June 15, 2016
Show of unity in memory of Florida shooting victims

Rockland County Executive Ed Day along with Rockland Commissioner of Human Rights Penny Jennings led a coalition of community members in honoring the memory of 49 people killed in a Florida nightclub. [Read More]

June 13, 2016
Rockland vigil in memory of Florida nightclub victims

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announces vigil in memory of Florida nightclub victims [Read More]

June 7, 2016
Private school inspections a success, Rockland County Executive Ed Day says

Fire inspections of private schools a success, Rockland County Executive Ed Day says [Read More]

June 6, 2016
Yeshivas agree to be inspected by county fire inspectors.

Yeshivas in Ramapo and Spring Valley have agreed to be inspected by county fire inspectors. [Read More]

June 1, 2016
Five students win Eleanor Burlingham Earth Day Essay contest.

Rockland County Executive Ed Day honored five elementary school students who won the [Read More]

May 26, 2016
State asks Rockland County to take over fire inspections at some private schools

State asks Rockland County to take over fire inspections at some private schools [Read More]

May 23, 2016
County Executive Ed Day names new Human Rights Commissioner

Rockland County Executive Ed Day names Dr. Penny Jennings as new Commissioner of Human Rights. [Read More]

May 20, 2016
County Executive Day orders lead testing of all county buildings

Rockland County Executive Ed Day orders led testing of all county buildings [Read More]

May 16, 2016
Rockland County Executive Ed Day urges property owners to prevent mosquito breeding

Rockland County Executive Ed Day urged property owners to take special care during the coming warm weather to remove potential places where mosquitoes can breed to prevent spread of Zika and other diseases. [Read More]

May 11, 2016
Summer opportunities for students with Rockland Conservation and Service corps

Students age 17 and older can earn $2,100 and get valuable environmental experience [Read More]

May 2, 2016
Rockland takes on slumlords, wins

A year after the start of the Rockland Codes Initiative, the results show that it has been a success targeting substandard rental housing. [Read More]

April 28, 2016
Extra buses over Tappan Zee Bridge during Saturday construction

Additional buses will be added to the Tappan Zee Express route on Saturday due to the expected traffic congestion caused by planned lane closures on the bridge, Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced. [Read More]

April 26, 2016
Rockland Youth Bureau Awards

The Rockland County Youth Bureauwill present the 2016 Service Awards to at the 36th Annual Youth Forum and Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 19th [Read More]

April 22, 2016
Environmental Advocate Award

Martus Granirer is the recipient of the 2015 County Executive's Outstanding Environmental Volunteer Award [Read More]

April 21, 2016
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at 3 locations on April 30

Rockland residents will have an opportunity April 30 to empty their medicine cabinets of unused prescription drugs before they fall into the wrong hands. [Read More]

2015 Press Releases

December 21, 2015
Calling All Vendors: Become A YouthFest Exhibitor

Exhibitor applications now available for YouthFest 2016 [Read More]

December 17, 2015
Transport of Rockland (TOR) Holiday Service Adviory

Rockland County: Transit Schedules for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays [Read More]

December 11, 2015
County Executive Day Vetoes Amended 2016 Budget

22 line-item vetoes will help continue the Day Administration's efforts to ensure fiscal responsibility and commitment to action [Read More]

December 7, 2015
County Executive Day, Legislature Urge Participation In SUEZ Water Conservation Study

Residential customers encouraged to complete water use survey [Read More]

December 4, 2015
Statement of County Executive Ed Day

Statement of ‪Rockland‬ County Executive Ed Day on Legislature's adoption of 2016 Budget [Read More]

November 18, 2015
Statement Of County Executive Ed Day

County Executive Ed Day releases statement on federal Syrian refugee resettlement program [Read More]

November 17, 2015
County Launches New Community Emergency Response Team Training Cycle

Volunteers to receive training in basic fire safety, traffic management and first aid [Read More]

November 10, 2015
State Comptroller Affirms County Executive Day's Proposed 2016 Budget

Office of the State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli comments positively on County Executive Day’s 2016 Budget [Read More]

October 30, 2015
County Executive Day: Home Heating Help Available To Residents

Low-income households may apply for HEAP benefits on November 16 [Read More]

October 26, 2015
Statement Of County Executive Ed Day

County Executive Day statement on $10 million federal grant to develop bus rapid transit service [Read More]

October 22, 2015
Statement Of County Executive Ed Day

County Executive Day statement on approved closure plans for Summit Park Hospital and Summit Park Nursing Care Center [Read More]

October 21, 2015
County Executive Ed Day Announces Free Medicare Forum

Opportunity for local residents to have Medicare questions answered [Read More]

October 20, 2015
County Executive Day Provides Update On Rockland’s Efforts To Combat Welfare Fraud

County collected or saved $2.8 million since January, 2014 [Read More]

October 15, 2015
Statement Of County Executive Ed Day

County Executive Day statement on the closure of Summit Park Hospital & Nursing Care Center [Read More]

October 15, 2015
Moody’s Upgrades Rockland County's Municipal Bond Rating

Report cites significant improvement in county management, finances among reasons for upgrade [Read More]

October 7, 2015
Rockland County Joins Forces With U.S. Small Business Administration

Local and federal officials sign historic Strategic Alliance Memorandum to help grow small business opportunities in Rockland County [Read More]

October 7, 2015
County Executive Day To Host Town Hall Meetings

Residents can learn more about 2016 Budget Proposal [Read More]

October 5, 2015
Transport Of Rockland Rolls Out New Buses

Keeping Rockland County moving! Four new buses join the Transport of Rockland (TOR) fleet [Read More]

October 5, 2015
District Attorney Zugibe, County Executive Day Laud New Effort To Combat Domestic Violence

County program enhances support for victims and builds stronger prosecutions to help end the violence [Read More]

October 1, 2015
County Executive Ed Day Unveils $723 Million Budget For 2016

Balanced spending plan to redesign and transform county government [Read More]
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