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Rockland County Exec Day seeks direct purchase of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine

Day stressed that 10% of his constituents tested positive for the virus.

Rockland County enacts ‘best value’ award system for contract bidding

The law has a "sunset clause" that ensures its expiration in three years.

Westchester has highest Hudson Valley unemployment; U.S. is 16.6 times higher...

The Hudson Valley had an unemployment rate in September of 6.5%, slightly below the average for all 10 regions of the state of 6.6% and dramatically lower than New York City’s rate of 13.9%.

Covid hotspots force Cuomo’s hand to create shutdown zones

Some details on the first significant rollback in New York state's Covid reopening effort were revealed yesterday afternoon during a briefing by Gov. Andrew...

Rockland County gets new hotel with The Element by Westin

The 87-room hotel is just off Exit 14 on I-87/287.

Drive-in movies coming to Pfizer/IRG campus in Pearl River

The screenings begin on Sept. 3 with “Captain Marvel.”

Restaurant and business closures blamed for Rockland’s rat infestation

There is no evidence that rats and other rodents can spread Covid-19 infections.

Meals on Wheels America receives 89% spike in meal requests

The Rockland County-based program was praised for obtaining a freezer semi-trailer to store prepared meals.

Rockland County freezes government hiring

"It goes without saying that these are challenging times," said County Executive Ed Day.

Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union gets OK to expand

The credit union can now include members based in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Sullivan Counties.

Rockland County withdraws from federal fair housing assistance program

"With this step forward we can now better focus on the needs of our diverse residents," County Executive Ed Day said.

Rockland County ends state of emergency on measles outbreak

The measles outbreak created disruptions at businesses across Rockland County that were identified as exposure sites for the transmittable virus.

Unhappy campers challenge Rockland County’s measles-reporting rules

The requirements, ACA executive director Susie Lupert states in a court pleading, “could be devastating to our members’ continued operations in this 2019 summer season and beyond.”

Study: Gap widens between Hudson Valley wages and rents

"The bottom line is that rents are simply unaffordable for the people we count on every day," said Joe Czajka of the Center for Housing Solutions.

Jeremy Schulman named Rockland County’s economic development and tourism chief

He replaces Lucy Redzeposki, who stepped down in April.