‌ Press Releases

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]

March 29, 2018
Day: April is Donate Life Month in Rockland County

County Executive Ed Day stood with Sheriff Louis Falco, County Clerk Paul Piperato, District Attorney Tom Zugibe, members of Donate Life Rockland and Live On NY in front of Building A at the Robert L. Yeager Health Complex to declare April Donate Life Month in Rockland County. [Read More]

March 27, 2018
Stop-dwi Awards

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco recognized 24 police officers who have made a significant impact in supporting local efforts to eliminate drunk driving. [Read More]

March 23, 2018
Rockland County Youth Bureau Seeks Trades and Crafts People for Repair Cafe

County Executive Ed Day today announced that volunteer Repair Coaches are being sought for the 2018 Repair Café, scheduled for Sunday, May 6th at the Nyack Center. [Read More]

March 18, 2018
Day: Open Government is Good Government

Ed Day announced changes to the Rocklandgov.com website to make it easier for residents to access information about public hearings and legal announcements. A link to the “Legal Announcements” page is now included under the “Find” Tab on the frontpage of the website and is also now at the bottom of every page of the site. [Read More]

March 13, 2018
County Executive Ed Day Announced an Agreement Ceo and President, of Orange & Rockland Utilities to Meet with Local Municipal Leaders

County Executive Ed Day announced an agreement with Robert Sanchez, CEO and President, of Orange & Rockland Utilities to meet with local municipal leaders to discuss concerns with O&R’s coordination and response strategies that have been brought to light by the latest nor’easters. [Read More]

March 8, 2018
Ny National Guard Deploying to Rockland

Press Release: New City, NY – County Executive Ed Day announced that Rockland County has been communicating with the Governor’s office and the process of deploying the NY National Guard to Rockland has begun. The primary mission of the Guard will be to assist with the removal of downed trees. The efforts of the Guard will be coordinated by the Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services. [Read More]

February 23, 2018
Rockland County Government Does the Right Thing for Veterans

Rockland County Executive Press Release: ROCKLAND COUNTY GOVERNMENT DOES THE RIGHT THING FOR VETERANS [Read More]

February 13, 2018
Day: County Retiree Health Insurance Switch Being Re-evaluated

County Executive Ed Day announced that Rockland County will re-evaluate the proposed retiree health insurance plan change to Aetna Insurance from the New York State Health Insurance Plan provided by the Empire Plan. [Read More]

February 7, 2018
County Executive Ed Day Unveils Plan to Continue Rockland’s Renaissance

Press Release: County Executive Ed Day Unveils Plan to Continue Rockland’s Renaissance [Read More]

February 2, 2018
Rockland County Welcomes 155 New Americans in a Naturalization Ceremony

Rockland welcomed 155 new Americans today in a touching Naturalization Ceremony held at the Fire Training Center. Rockland County Executive Ed Day spoke during the ceremony about the importance of getting involved in the local community. [Read More]

January 30, 2018
Rockland County Executive Ed Day Announces Another Increase to County's Bond Rating

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced today that Standard and Poor’s rated Rockland's bonds in the A category, a clear sign that fiscal policies he put into place are paying off for taxpayers. The A- rating by Standard and Poor’s is the county's sixth consecutive bond upgrade since 2014, when Rockland's bonds were rated just above junk and the county had a $138 million deficit. [Read More]