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 8/3/17

Timelines 8/3/17

Russian Defense to Use Lasers to Deflect Enemy The Russian defense industry says powerful lasers on its sixth-generation fighter will be used to “burn” enemy homing systems on projectiles fired in their direction to deflect them from hitting a target. “Now we are talking about developments in the field of powered lasers that will be […]

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 6/1/17

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 […]

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 […]