TIMELINES 10/19/17

TIMELINES 10/19/17

STATE COMPTROLLER SAYS OVER $27 BILLION NEEDED TO FIX LOCAL BRIDGES A report released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli found that 20.7% of bridges in New York are functionally obsolete and 12.8% are structurally deficient. According to Comptroller DiNapoli, the cost to repair all of these bridges is $27.4 billion dollars. The […]

TIMELINES 10/12/17

TIMELINES 10/12/17

CLARKSTOWN PHONY CHECK SCAM HAS POLICE ALERTING RESIDENTS Clarkstown Police are alerting all local residents to be more vigilant and wary of scammers after an 86-year-old man say he was scammed out of close to $20,000 by way of a phony check. According to police, the male victim told police that he received a phone […]

TIMELINES 9/21/17

TIMELINES 9/21/17

Juggalos Descend on D.C. to Fight FBI Gang Distinction Followers of the hip-hop group Insane Clown Posse — known as Juggalos — held a march Saturday on the National Mall, alleging discrimination after the FBI labeled the group a gang in a 2011 report. According to band members, some fans have lost their jobs, custody of their […]

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 7/20/17

Timelines 7/20/17

Nyack Library Workers Push to Unionize Nyack Library workers are seeking to unionize but the Board of Trustees has hired a law firm organizers called hostile, displaying their opposition. An election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board is scheduled on July 24 in the library’s community room as a last step to establish a union. If […]

TIMELINES 7/13/17

TIMELINES 7/13/17

Lottery for Full-Day Kindergarten On July 10, parents attended a lottery to place their children in full-day kindergarten at the North Rockland School District offices in Garnerville. The lottery was for each of the elementary schools in the district with a class size of 22 children, split between boys and girls equally. The lottery was […]

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