Your Tax Dollars Literally Going Down the Drain

Your Tax Dollars Literally Going Down the Drain

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH We’ve all heard of frivolous disputes wasting tax dollars in court. The Matter of Scott v. Village of Nyack Housing Authority might be the worst example yet. This week an appeals court in Brooklyn rendered a decision on the case, which pitted a tenant against the Village of Nyack Housing Authority. The […]

Back By Popular Demand: Legendary Irish Band ‘Shilelagh Law’ and the Rousing ‘Celtic Cross’ Return to Empire City Casino for 4th Annual Irish Concert

Back By Popular Demand: Legendary Irish Band ‘Shilelagh Law’ and the Rousing ‘Celtic Cross’ Return to Empire City Casino for 4th Annual Irish Concert

Kick off St. Patrick’s Day early on March 5     The “Luck of the Irish” will be musically profound at Empire City Casino with the announcement that Shilelagh Law and Celtic Cross – the exceedingly popular New York City-based Irish-American bands – will perform on Sunday, March 5, from 2 – 6 p.m. in a prelude […]

Legislature–v-Governor: Albany, Cuomo at odds over 2018 state budget

Legislature–v-Governor: Albany, Cuomo at odds over 2018 state budget

BY KATHY KAHN Fasten your seat belts—it’s going to be a bumpy budget ride. Ken Pokalsky, vice president of The Business Council of New York State, outlined its own and Legislative grievances when it comes to Cuomo’s proposed $152 billion budget and his failure to fulfill the request for a pay raise from lawmakers. Cuomo […]

Carlucci & Good Samaritan Hospital Team Up to Distribute Opioid Deactivation Pouches Donated by Mallickrodt Pharmaceutical

Carlucci & Good Samaritan Hospital Team Up to Distribute Opioid Deactivation Pouches Donated by Mallickrodt Pharmaceutical

PRESS RELEASE– With the opioid epidemic still running rampant in the Hudson Valley, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Good Samaritan Hospital will announce a new initiative designed to promote a cleaner, safer method of destroying unused opioid medications. Mallinckrodt pharmaceutical will donate 7,500 deactivation pouches that can be another helpful resource in the fight against […]

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF 211 CALL CENTER SERVICES TO ROCKLAND

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF 211 CALL CENTER SERVICES TO ROCKLAND

PRESS RELEASE– Recognizing a growing need for services following the release of its ALICE report in November, the United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced several initiatives today to expand services provided by its 2-1-1 call center and urged the state to continue funding its operation. United Way’s 2-1-1 call center, first opened in 2006, provides […]

Predictions for the 89th Academy Awards

Predictions for the 89th Academy Awards

By Vincent Abbatecola Photo Credit: Imdb.com           Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis – “Fences”; Naomie Harris – “Moonlight”; Nicole Kidman – “Lion”; Octavia Spencer – “Hidden Figures”; Michelle Williams – “Manchester by the Sea” Will Win and Should Win: Viola Davis – “Fences” – Up until now, Davis has won most […]

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