Mixed Reactions to Plastic Bag Ban

The new plastic bag ban at supermarkets and other stores has been greeted with mixed reactions since the law went into effect on Sunday. Some appreciate the attempt to clear waste from the environment, others suggest it’s an inconvenience and the wrong way to attack the problem. Cliff Weathers of Riverkeeper says too many of the bags end up polluting the environment…

Rockland and Westchester state senator David Carlucci handed out re-usable bags at a New City supermarket over the weekend…

Rockland County Executive Ed Day stresses, that if a supermarket is charging you for any bags, it has nothing to do with the county…

Carlucci says he still has some free bags left – if you need any, contact his office on Main Street in New City at 845-623-3627 for a free, re-usable bag.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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