TIMELINES 1/4/18

TIMELINES 1/4/18

Cuomo’s Proposed Investment in Stewart Airport Includes Name Change Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a large state investmet in Newburgh’s Stewart Airport. If he has his way, however, it won’t be known as Stewart for much longer. In a $34 million proposal, Cuomo wants to update the airport including changing the airport’s name to New […]

TIMELINES 12/28/17

TIMELINES 12/28/17

Body Pulled From the Hudson On Wednesday afternoon, a man on a rowboat spotted a body in the Hudson River, near the Nyack Beach State Park. The rower called 9-1-1, who then brought the Rockland Sheriff’s Marine Unit to the scene. The body was identified as male, but the Rockland Medical Examiner’s Office is yet […]

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 […]