TIMELINES 4/19/18

TIMELINES 4/19/18

Pension Fund Invests in Start Ups Another $20 million from the New York State Common Retirement Fund was committed to the Tribeca Venture Partners Growth Fund to increase investment in local companies. Since 2014, $35 million has been invested in Tribeca. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced on April 13 this new addition totals his In-State […]

TIMELINES 4/12/18

TIMELINES 4/12/18

NON-WHITES ONLY: New School Students Demand Safe Space for “Persons of Color” A group of students at The New School in New York City have demanded college administrators create a permanent space on campus where only “students of color” may enter. The students claim such a space is needed to allow students of color to “exist […]

TIMELINES 4/5/18

TIMELINES 4/5/18

Cuomo Claims to be the Best On Tuesday, April 3 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo claimed to be the most accomplished governor in modern history during an interview with NY1 Tuesday. Cuomo told “Inside City Hall” host Errol Louis, “You take my record of accomplishment, you compare it to any Governor in modern history and […]

TIMELINES 3/29/18

TIMELINES 3/29/18

Round Five of Restore New York funding to Mid-Hudson Announced Of the $11 million that Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced would be awarded to the Mid-Hudson, only one community in the Hudson Valley received a piece of the action. The Village of New Square will receive $1,000,000 for the reconstruction of the former New Square Matzah […]

TIMELINES 3/1/18

TIMELINES 3/1/18

Fire in Orangeburg will not Cause Lingering Damage A contractor working outside the Aluf Plastics plant caused a fire in Orangeburg on Tuesday February 27. No injuries were reported from the blaze that occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Glenshaw Street. It started in a trailer that was going to be demolished, and was knocked down […]

TIMELINES 2/22/18

TIMELINES 2/22/18

17 Dead in Florida School Shooting, Students Demand Action On Thursday Feb 15 a former student went to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and began shooting. 17 people were killed including students and one of the football coaches. The shooter, Nikolas Cruz, has been charged in the killings and is under investigation. […]