Rockland County

Hudson Valley News
7:16 am
Thu December 25, 2014

Investigation Continues Into Threat Against County Legislator

The Rockland County Sheriff says his office and the FBI are continuing their investigation into a threat a county legislator received in mid-December.

The threatening letter to Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder contained a photo of an ISIS prisoner about to be beheaded with the Spring Valley Democrat’s face shown on the prisoner’s body. Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco says it’s the first time he has encountered such a threat against any elected official.

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Hudson Valley News
8:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

County Legislator Proposes Compromise For Rockland's Budget

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The minority leader of the Rockland County legislature Wednesday proposed a bipartisan compromise for the 2015 budget. The county executive has responded.

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New York News
6:18 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Pilot Program Provides Real Time Connections Between Emergency Responders And Schools

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There have been so many school shootings in recent years, parents will probably never feel totally at peace when they put their kids on the bus again. A new school safety pilot program, Mutualink K-12,  is rolling out in 20 public schools in Oneida and Rockland counties later this month. The technology announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday claims to improve communications and the sharing of information between participating schools and local first responders during an emergency.

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Hudson Valley News
7:25 am
Fri November 14, 2014

NYS Comptroller Reviews Rockland's Prelim Budget

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The New York state comptroller has reviewed Rockland County’s proposed budget for 2015.

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Hudson Valley News
11:05 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Rockland Legislators Host Enviro Groups For Crude Oil Forum

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Two environmental groups will be in Rockland County Monday evening to talk about risks from crude oil transport through the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
9:07 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Moody's Upgrades Rockland's Bond Rating

Rockland County’s fiscal picture is looking brighter, according to Moody’s.

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Hudson Valley News
8:39 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Rockland Receives Green Light To Finance Its Deficit

In New York, elected officials in Rockland County say they are thankful that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a county financing measure.

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Hudson Valley News
9:05 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Ruling Takes Primary Candidate Off The Ballot, Again

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A third candidate in a Democratic primary for Rockland County executive has been removed from the ballot a second time.

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Hudson Valley News
1:58 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

United Water To Respond To PSC Order About Need

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A number of legislators along with citizens’ and environmental groups are questioning the need for a proposed water supply project in Rockland County. The company behind the proposed project affirms the need is still there, and growing. The state Public Service Commission will decide.  

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Hudson Valley News
7:25 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Rockland Man Enters A Plea About Facebook Death Threats

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man accused of making death threats on Facebook against some of the nation's highest-ranking elected officials has pleaded guilty.

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