Why the Green Light NY bill is a step forward: Opinion
Vaccines protect our children from measles
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 State Sen. James Skoufis advocates for vaccination amid the measles crisis
The Power to End Measles, Again: Opinion
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Confirmed cases of measles in at least 15 states are presenting a serious risk to public health.
VIDEO VIEW: NY needs volunteer firefighters
Robert Outhouse, Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association, explains the need for volunteer firefighters. Video by Nancy Cutler/lohud.
Cuomo Bridge busing needs to be a priority
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Bus Rapid Transit on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge needs more attention, transportation expert says.
Columbine: We’re still covering mass shootings
A lohud/Journal News editor who covered the Columbine massacre as an editor at The Denver Post reflects on the 20th anniversary of the shooting.
Measles outbreak: Westchester doctor urges MMR vaccines
Health-care providers must educate parents about the risks that their children face when they choose not to vaccinate.
Judith Clark’s parole: A way forward for Rockland
While Brinks is an open wound for Rockland, Judith Clark's parole offers a way forward for New York's parole system — and for the community.
NY stifles opioid addiction treatment, Nyack doctor says
A doctor who treats opioid addiction says he's stifled by New York’s Medicaid program.
East Ramapo desperate for Foundation Aid fairness in state budget
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 The state monitors’ December 2018 report reached a dire conclusion: “the District cannot sustain another contingency budget.”
Automatic voter registration would strengthen democracy in NY
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 The idea behind automatic voter registration is simple: Remove the burden of registering to vote from individuals.
Biaggi: Driver’s licenses for all New Yorkers will increase our safety
All drivers would be properly tested and get insurance coverage for a registered vehicle.
Alan Brody: MTA fails to make train crossings safe
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 His wife, Ellen Brody, was killed when her SUV stopped on the tracks at a Valhalla crossing. Five Metro-North riders died in the fiery crash.
Metro-North chief: We’re working to improve west-of-Hudson train service
Metro-North tried to reach an agreement to allow some former NJ Transit engineers to operate west-of-Hudson trains.
Congestion pricing gives the broken MTA more of our money to waste: View
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Until there’s real reform at the MTA, bilking commuters won’t fix the subways. For good measure, taxes from legalizing weed won’t do it either.
Hudson River Health Care CEO: Midwives help keep new moms safe
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Expanding access to midwifery would help curtail maternal mortality rates, says the CEO of Hudson River Health Care.
Con Ed still failing Communications 101 with gas moratorium
Assemblyman Buchwald: 'We thought that the days of utility companies keeping essential information from Westchester leaders was almost at an end.'
Skoufis and Zebrowski: State must ease North Rockland’s Mirant tax burden
North Rockland school district pays some $11 million yearly to pay the Mirant debt. Eighteen years on the 30-year bond remain. The state must help.
Harrison resident questions mayor in Little League donation flap
Ron Belmont insists a golf fundraiser was just a way to 'get together and have a good time.' When questions arose, he returned Little League funds.
Rockland makes a bad bet on Palisades Center: Piermont resident
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Rockland is a beautiful, historic, charming place to live and to visit not because of the mall, but in spite of the mall, this Piermont resident says.
Ex-Rep. Hayworth: ‘Illegal immigration is an added risk’ amid measles outbreak
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 A former GOP member of Congress, who is a doctor, cites the recent measles outbreak and low U.S. vaccination rates to champion border security.
A naturalist visits where Donald Trump wants to put The Wall
President Trump's proposed border wall would be exempt from environmental regulation. So a Rockland County teacher went to gauge the impact himself.
New York’s energy policy could short-circuit economy: View
Few gas pipeline approvals have led to Westchester facing a moratorium on new connections. "Green" technologies cannot yet close the gap.
Could Mount Vernon face state intervention or bankruptcy?
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Mount Vernon appears to be incapacitated by divided government. But it’s clear that Moody’s is not concerned about the city’s politics.
Sen. Alessandra Biaggi: Change campaign financing system so more can run
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 People with the fattest wallets shouldn't get to dictate our laws, says a New York State senator whose primary upset helped reset the Senate.
Tappan Zee Bridge provided backdrop to family’s history
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 A great-grandmother holds hands with her 4-year-old great-granddaughter as the Tappan Zee Bridge falls.
Westchester coalition: Past pot prosecutions still scar
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Westchester DA Scarpino announced he will curb pot prosecutions. But he must also seal or vacate the records of those already criminalized by arrests.
Drug policy guru questions Cuomo’s legal pot plan
Big Marijuana and its Big Tobacco and Big Alcohol investors don’t care about tax revenues or social justice in New York. They care about profits.
Tappan Zee ‘felling’ washes away history: View
In many cases, our New York stories have been made possible by the many iterations of the Tappan Zee. Now the crossing's traditional name is erased.
Here’s some tips on how to find safe child care
Child care in the Lower Hudson Valley is among the most expensive in the nation. ignore the marketing hype and look for nurturing, well-trained staff.
Scaffold Law squeezes NY, insurance broker says
Every public project costs more due to New York's arcane Scaffold Law, which holds property owners liable for many construction site injuries.
Scripture shows that family separation is wrong
Can we who follow the Child not listen to his call, “Suffer the little children to come to me.”
Toll freeze will burn commuters: transportation expert
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will exit Albany leaving commuters with higher tolls to make up for revenue lost during the Tappan Zee toll freeze.
Who lies to their doctor? Probably you
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 The writer, a nurse who's now pursuing a PhD, admits that even she's been known to fib a bit to her doctor. A recent report says she's not alone.
Rocklanders use social media for good: View
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 These Rockland residents from Valley Cottage to Suffern use social media to keep us updated on issues of public safety and help build community.
Holiday spirit blossoms beyond decorations: View
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Ava Neumaier's dad attaches Santa hats and bushy white beards to his handmade Halloween ghosts. The yard display hardly competes with the neighbor's.
Rye composting plan joins ‘war on waste’: View
幸运飞艇4码选号技巧 Composting can reduce the amount of material heading to landfills, Anders Jensen writes.
Regents should turn down grant from Gates Foundation: View
If New York’s standards, tests, and accountability standards were high quality, then such a communication campaign would not be necessary.