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The Rockland County Times is published weekly on Thursdays.

Politics

“King of the Village”

Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme, no stranger to brash, grandiose statements, once again roused controversy when it was revealed he declared he was “King of the Village.”…

The County Executive’s Corner: A Legacy of Safety

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day I’ve talked recently with several county residents about the tragic accident that took the life of a Congers bicyclist on August…

World

Afghan security services: Taliban leader died in 2013

Afghanistan’s national government released on Wednesday what they call “credible” evidence that Mullah Omar, the Taliban commander, died in a Pakistani hospital in 2013. According to Security…

Middle East on Fire: Jordan’s military operations not without risk

BY ADAM LUCENTE Often heralded as a staunch U.S. ally in the War on Terror, Jordan is currently participating in three of the Middle East’s major military…

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Lifestyle & Entertainment

What’s Happening

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Tickets are now on sale at the Newton, New Jersey Theatre for Herman’s Hermits and Peter Noone, set to perform on Saturday, January 16.…

Irish Actress Anne O’Sullivan Becomes Dr. Ruth on Penguin Stage

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Irish actress Anne O’Sullivan puts on a spectacular one-woman show at Penguin Theatre within the setting of the famous Dr. Ruth’s Washington Heights apartment…

Nation

ROCKLAND COUNTY OFFICIALLY OPENS CENTER FOR SAFE AND HEALTHY YOUTH

PRESS RELEASE District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, joined by Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Rockland BOCES District Superintendent Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D., launched the Rockland County Partnership…

Trains put on fast track for speed control following Amtrak disaster

BY SKYE JOYCE In the wake of last week’s train disaster, the Federal Railroad Administration has told Amtrak that they must make immediate safety changes especially implementing…

Sports

Open the door, local athletes going into the Hall

It is said that athletes seem to get better as they age, especially when they get together and, fueled by their memories   and lasting friendships, joyfully recall…

Scholastic standouts on the run, flood collegiate ranks

It’s no secret that Rockland County has provided and continues to provide a hotbed of talent in the cross country and track and field community. The latest…

Editorials

Kudos for the Courtroom Artist

BY DIANE DIMOND In the wake of “Deflategate” (or whatever they’re calling the controversy surrounding New England quarterback Tom Brady these days) and then “Sketchgate,” I think…

The County Executive’s Corner: A Legacy of Safety

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day I’ve talked recently with several county residents about the tragic accident that took the life of a Congers bicyclist on August…