TIMELINES 5/25/17

TIMELINES 5/25/17

Consumer Protection Director Loses Battle with Leukemia  Rockland County’s Consumer Protection Director Terry David Grosselfinger died May 19 after a battle with leukemia. The 68-year-old was a Purple Heart recipient from his time with the U.S. Army infantry during the Vietnam War. After his military service, he attended Rockland Community College. Later, he graduated from […]

Manchester Bombing Kills Fans at Ariana Grande Concert

Manchester Bombing Kills Fans at Ariana Grande Concert

At the closing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on May 22 an explosion went off caused by an improvised explosive device detonated outside of Manchester Arena. The American pop star, who was continuing her world tour entitled “Dangerous Woman,” was unharmed, but chaos ensued as 22 people were killed and 59 were […]

TIMELINES 5/18/17

TIMELINES 5/18/17

ROCKLAND COUNTY: Health Department Continues Mosquito Breeding Prevention The Health Department in New City has begun to prevent the population growth of mosquitoes by treating catch basins and storm drains. This treatment will continue until the end of the month. Residents should avoid blocking storm drains with their cars to allow easier access. County Health […]

TIMELINES 5/11/17

TIMELINES 5/11/17

State Legislation to Push for Equal Graduation Opportunities  State Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Autism Spectrum Disorders, are pushing to pass a bill ensuring students with disabilities are guaranteed the opportunity to participate in their high school graduation ceremony. On Wednesday May 10 the assemblymembers along […]

Cable TV Faces More Competition as Hulu and Youtube Enter Market

Cable TV Faces More Competition as Hulu and Youtube Enter Market

In an age where cable television providers are already competing against online streaming services, the competition just got a little more intense. In the last month alone, two major online streaming services, YouTube and Hulu, have announced cable television packages. Setting up a cable television package might be normal to many homeowners, but for the […]

TIMELINES 5/4/17

TIMELINES 5/4/17

Carlucci Bill makes property tax collection more efficient  Senator David Carlucci (D- Rockland/Westchester) announced in a press release that he passed legislation to help local New York governments receive property tax payments from taxpayer’s bank accounts. This bill will give governments the right to accept payments directly from individual bank accounts similar to the way […]

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