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 […]

TIMELINES 6/29/17

TIMELINES 6/29/17

Reaccreditation for Rockland Community College The Middle States Commission on Higher Education granted reaccreditation to Rockland Community College without restrictions on June 22. This grants RCC as an accredited institution for learning for another decade. After two years of review by the college and outside evaluators, an RCC committee drafted a report that analyzed the […]

TIMELINES 6/15/17

TIMELINES 6/15/17

Shooter Opens Fire on Republicans Baseball Practice While practicing with the Republicans on Wednesday morning for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia, congressional staffer Steve Scalise was shot. The alleged shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Illinois, opened fire on the team’s practice after allegedly asking if the team was Democrats or Republicans. Scalise was […]

TIMELINES 6/1/17

TIMELINES 6/1/17

START-UP NY PROGRESS: RCC to Work With Company Relocating to Nyack York Analytical Laboratories Inc., a full service environmental laboratory, has been added to expand Rockland Community College’s presence into Nyack. York Labs analyzes environmental samples. The company has re-located their corporate offices from Connecticut due to a designation from Start-Up NY, which offers expanding […]