‌ Press Releases

January 28, 2022
Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service is predicting 5-10 inches of snow for Rockland County and much of the lower Hudson Valley with snowfall rates up to an inch an hour possible. They have also warned of a potential for strong winds with gusts from 25-35 mph. [Read More]

January 24, 2022
Youth Bureau Seeks Employees

The Rockland County Youth Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2022 Youth Employment Program. The program helps people ages 14 to 24-years-old develop attitudes, skills, and behaviors to help them thrive in the workforce. [Read More]

January 21, 2022
Statement from County Executive Ed Day

I want to echo the words that the Jewish Federation and Foundation of Rockland County used in one of their Facebook posts on this topic, “We learn from the past, and we build a better future.” May we all learn from the past, from each other and build a better future together for the safety and well-being of all Rocklanders. [Read More]

January 20, 2022
Hi Tor Update - Statement from County Executive Day

At my request, members of the Hi Tor Animal Shelter Board of Directors including Board President Debbie DiBernardo presented an update to my Administration on their plans to continue the safe operation of the shelter. This presentation included up-to-date financial and operational information along with information about the continuing professional development of Hi Tor’s management staff. [Read More]

January 19, 2022
$205,000 in Tourism Grants Announced

County Executive Ed Day and Director of Economic Development and Tourism Lucy Redzeposki announced $205,000 in grants to 22 organizations promoting tourism in Rockland during a virtual event Wednesday. [Read More]

January 19, 2022
Statement from County Executive Ed Day: Rockland is Ready

Rockland County is ready, willing, and able to take over the functions of the Spring Valley Building Department. [Read More]

January 14, 2022
Rcc to Open As Nys Testing Site 1/18

Great news today for our residents, Rockland Community College (RCC) will open as a New York State COVID-19 testing site on Tuesday, January 18th. New York State has partnered with Quadrant Biosciences to operate the site which will provide oral, saliva-based PCR COVID-19 tests. [Read More]

January 13, 2022
Local Law Establishing Rockland County Office of Buildings and Codes Submitted

County Executive Ed Day submitted the draft Local Law to create an Office of Buildings and Codes to the County Legislature. This is the latest internal step to prepare to take over the functions of the Spring Valley Building Department as ordered by the New York State Department of State in the Designation and Order issued on November 16, 2021. This take over is the first of its kind in New York State. [Read More]

January 7, 2022
Grant Programs Announced – Applications Now Open

Grant Programs Announced – Applications Now Open [Read More]

January 6, 2022
Statement from County Executive Ed Day

While the County of Rockland does not have direct control over the actions of a contract agency such as Hi Tor and we understand that individuals are innocent until proven guilty this indictment creates a serious issue for the operation of this facility. I am requesting an update from Hi Tor by 5 PM tomorrow, Friday, January 7, 2022, which details their plan to continue the safe operation of the animal shelter. [Read More]

January 3, 2022
Rockland County Executive Ed Day Sworn in for Third Term

County Executive Ed Day was sworn in today for his third term amid a socially distanced but celebratory crowd in the Auditorium of the Rockland Fire Training Center in Pomona. The swearing in ceremony was also streamed live to the Rockland County Government YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/c/RocklandGov [Read More]

January 1, 2022
Statement from County Executive Ed Day

Good news to share to begin today, New York State has informed us that beginning at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, a state operated COVID-19 testing site will open at the Patriot Hills Golf Club, 19 Club House Lane, Stony Point, NY. Regular operating hours will be Monday – Saturday from 8 AM – 6 PM and testing is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. My thanks to Supervisor Jim Monaghan for his work helping to secure this new testing site, all of Rockland County appreciates it. [Read More]