Good afternoon. Here’s a curated look at the weekend’s opinion conent: Sunday, Nov. 20 We carried a pair of editorials on budgets proposed by the leaders of county governments in Westchester and Rockland counties. Tough choices loom on both sides of the Hudson as services and programs are slated to… Read More →
Good morning. Here’s a glance at opinion content published today: Ramapo stadium: Editorial We comment on news that a draft audit conducted by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli found that the town of Ramapo inappropriately financed the construction of Provident Bank Park, the stadium that plays host to the Rockland… Read More →
Good Monday morning. Here’s a selection of opinion content published over the weekend and today: Saturday, Sept. 17 United Water: Community View Bert Dahm, a West Nyack resident and member of the West Nyack Hamlet Revitalization Committee, replies to a Sept. 10 Community View on United Water’s response to Irene…. Read More →
Rockland County Planning Department Commissioner Thomas Vanderbeek and Natural Resources Defense Council senior attorney Larry Levine, in an Editorial Spotlight interview Wednesday, discussed climate change and rising sea levels, and why they will mean even more costly flooding in the Lower Hudson Valley — and not just from storms like… Read More →
Hurricane Irene is gone but not forgotten along the East Coast, where it shattered lives and property. The bad news is, due to climate change and rising sea levels future storms could prove just as challenging and exceedingly worse. Join an Editorial Board discussion about big storms and their nexus… Read More →
Good afternoon. We’ve had a busy four days participating in the coverage of Irene. That said, we have been commenting on the storm and its impact. Here’s a digest of opinion content published since Sunday: Editorials Get used to warnings, New York, Sunday, Aug. 28 Climate change may continue to… Read More →
While New York City got so much of the attention, it was the northern suburbs that sustained the lion’s share of the local damage from Irene. With the benefit of hindsight, do you think better planning and development might have made for less damage? Tell us what you think: With… Read More →
For residents experiencing power outages in the wake of Hurricane Irene, Consolidated Edison is distributing dry ice to help those affected preserve food and beverages. The distribution points are Metro-North train stations in Mamaroneck, 1 Station Plaza, Chappaqua, 108 Allen Pl., and Mount Kisco, 1 Kirby Plaza. Dry ice is… Read More →
Now that tropical storm Irene, formerly a hurricane, has moved on, what do you think of the performance of public safety and emergency workers?
President Barack Obama warned Friday that Hurricane Irene may be an “extremely dangerous and costly storm” and that all indications point to it being a “historic hurricane.” Are you preparing? Let us know: Is your family taking any special precautions in advance of Hurricane Irene?