Governor of Puerto Rico addresses nation in face of Category 5 Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló addresses the nation in the face of danger; Hurricane Maria, now a Category 5 storm, is expected to make landfall in the coming hours Watch Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s address: https://vimeo.com/234556644 My fellow Americans, as I speak to you right now the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is just hours away from […]

TIMELINES 9/14/17

TIMELINES 9/14/17

A.G. Schneiderman Warns of Cyberattacks Following Equifax Data Breach Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman warned New Yorkers to remain vigilant against possible hacking and phishing attempts by cybercriminals following the Equifax data breach. Last week Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, experienced a massive breach affecting 143 million Americans and over […]

TIMELINES 9/7/7

TIMELINES 9/7/7

Dwindling Upstate Workforce A Labor Day report from state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said the workforce is at its highest since before the Great Recession. However, the growth is only happening in New York City and Long Island. Furthermore, New York’s work force is older and growing at a slower rate than the rest of […]

Hurricane Harvey devastates southern Texas, Louisiana

Hurricane Harvey devastates southern Texas, Louisiana

Tropical Storm Harvey whipped itself  into a Category 4 hurricane and made landfall in Rockport, Texas August 25, breaking a record no one is cheering about. Harvey dumped more rain in a single storm in the U.S. since keeping track of weather events began. Houston, fourth largest city in the country, saw its streets turn into […]

TIMELINES 8/10/17

TIMELINES 8/10/17

40 years after the summer of Son of Sam On August 10, 1977, police officers finally arrested David Berkowitz – a Yonkers man who would become infamous as the “Son of Sam.” Today marks the 40th anniversary of his arrest following the 13 people he shot at using his .44. Of those 13, six were […]

Timelines 8/3/17

Timelines 8/3/17

Russian Defense to Use Lasers to Deflect Enemy The Russian defense industry says powerful lasers on its sixth-generation fighter will be used to “burn” enemy homing systems on projectiles fired in their direction to deflect them from hitting a target. “Now we are talking about developments in the field of powered lasers that will be […]

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