Jane Brown is the Executive Director of Child Care Resources of Rockland, Inc. (CCRR). She has worked for CCRR for more than 20 years, during which time she developed a reputation as a fierce but always gracious advocate for quality early childhood education in Rockland County and New York State.
Ms. Brown is persistent in accomplishing the mission of CCRR to promote the healthy development of all children by providing referral services for families seeking child care; providing training and assistance to providers; and educating the business community, school districts and government officials on the importance of quality child care to the vitality of the community.
Honored at New York State Senior Citizens' Day Reception in Albany
ALBANY, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) yesterday welcomed Pearl River resident Margaret McKee to Albany to celebrate her selection as the “Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen” winner from Rockland County.
Prohibits Posting Sexual Photos Online without Consent; Closes Dangerous Loophole to Protect Privacy; Expands Unlawful Surveillance Law
NEW CITY, NY – Individuals who post degrading images of others online without their consent will now think twice before doing so, as a result of new legislation (S.6746) introduced by Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange).
ALBANY, NY – Assemblywoman Aileen M. Gunther (D, C – Forestburgh) and Senator David Carlucci (D – Rockland/Orange) today announced their sponsorship of legislation (S4817/A7128) requiring the installation and operation of surveillance cameras at all entrances and exits of facilities operated by the New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), including group homes, residential homes and inpatient facilities. It would also require the commissioner of OPWDD, in consultation with the State Police, to develop a system for maintaining such recorded images.
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) and Senate colleagues today proposed an expansion of the Pride of New York Program that will increase awareness of restaurants and markets that sell New York-grown products and help strengthen this state’s agricultural economy.
The proposal will create two new designations, “Dine: Pride of New York” for restaurants and “Shop: Pride of New York” for retailers and wholesalers, that would serve as a beacon for New Yorkers who are increasingly looking to buy locally grown products.
Residents Urged to Call Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline
Nanuet, NY (April 9, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their Mother’s Day Campaign, urging New Yorkers to call their toll free number to receive invaluable information and emotional support in coping with breast cancer.
SUFFERN, NY – In a coordinated effort to spur economic activity and boost local hiring, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), Rockland Community College President Dr. Cliff L. Wood, and businesses spanning the New York and New Jersey regions, together welcomed hundreds of job seekers that came to participate in this year’s job fair in Rockland County.
The event, which was held at RCC’s Eugene Levy Fieldhouse in Suffern, hosted 59 businesses that represented various sectors of the economy, including financial services, banking, utilities, healthcare, military, telecommunications and many more. School officials said that this was the largest job fair they have hosted in nearly a decade. Over 850 job seekers attended throughout the day.
Nanuet, NY (March 26, 2012) – In an effort to increase dialogue between state government and the rapidly growing senior population in the Hudson Valley, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) will be hosting the first meeting of his newly established Seniors Advisory Committee. The volunteer-led panel is designed to discuss and offer solutions to the important issues facing seniors in Rockland and Orange counties.
Nanuet, NY (March 26, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) this Saturday will be partaking in the Great American Cleanup in Rockland County. He and a team will be cleaning a portion of New York State Route 304 (between Ridge Road & 9W), which he has adopted as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program. Senator Carlucci will be meeting at Dr. Davies Farm Stand located at 306 Route 304, Congers, from 10:30am - 1:30pm. Anyone interested in participating in the annual cleanup should call Senator Carlucci’s office at (845) 623-3627 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New City (March 23, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today joined with Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski (D-Rockland), seven police departments spanning Rockland and Westchester Counties, as well as their K-9 companions to call for passage of legislation (S.6244) that seeks to exempt police dogs from confinement and observation in the event that an individual is bitten in the course of their official duty. The senator had originally introduced the bill back in January.
Nanuet, NY (March 22, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded June 4th at their Annual Legislative Conference Day. Scholarship winners must be present to receive their awards.
Over 40 Businesses to Attend Event, Boost Job Hiring
Nanuet, NY (March 19, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that he has joined with Rockland Community College to host a job fair in April, the largest of its kind to date in the Hudson Valley. The strategic partnership was forged in an effort to bring businesses and job seekers together under one roof to immediately boost job creation.
Nanuet, NY (March 16, 2012) – In celebration and appreciation of Black History Month, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today awarded North Rockland High School student Brandon Shields, the winner of the Senator’s Second Annual Black History Month Essay Writing Contest, with a brand new Kindle and State Senate certificate.
Nanuet, NY (March 14, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today introduced and passed State Senate resolution S.3176, which officially proclaims March 2012 as Irish American Heritage Month in the state of New York. With St. Patrick’s Day approaching fast, the measure was meant to give credence to the contributions and rich history that Irish Americans have demonstrated for generations.
Nanuet, NY (March 12, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today announced that his office will be hosting a cell phone collection program at his district office, located at 95 South Middletown Road in Nanuet.
The famous Harlem Wizards, their 50th anniversary season well underway, swooped into Suffern High School to take on the Cherry Lane Bombers before a capacity crowd and quickly became the fan favorites.
The Bombers brought in New York State Senator David Carlucci to manage the team, Rockland Boulders' pitcher Bobby Blevins to play for their side and Suffern Police Chief Clarke Osborn to maintain law & order on the basketball court.
Nanuet, NY (March 6, 2012) – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) today reminded local students to submit their entries by March 9, 2012 for the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest. This year, Senator Carlucci and the entire New York State Senate is sponsoring a poster contest for children in grades K-6. The theme of the Earth Day celebration is “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.”