How Often Do Truck Drivers Die?

How Often Do Truck Drivers Die?

Truck driving is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, truck driver deaths represent 2.4% of all traffic fatalities. Truck drivers are 233% more likely to experience non-fatal injuries than other professions, and in 2018 alone 840 truckers died in the United States. The dangers […]

How Do Mesothelioma Patients Die?

How Do Mesothelioma Patients Die?

Every year in the United States, more than 2,000 people lose their fight with mesothelioma. This is a very aggressive cancer that is typically not diagnosed until it’s advanced. There is no known cure for mesothelioma, and the treatment options are limited. In most cases, patients will die within a year after the tumor spreads […]

Romantic Engagements and Weddings Live on during the Pandemic

Romantic Engagements and Weddings Live on during the Pandemic

Tens of thousands of weddings have been postponed due to the pandemic, reports CNBC, with a majority of couples rescheduling their big day for later this year or next year. However, not everyone is letting the health crisis stand in the way of happiness, with many putting romance at the forefront of their decisions and making […]

Stephen Varanko III on 4 Steps to Embracing Your Own Fears 

Covid-19 Considering the implications of being forced to stay indoors and avoid seeing friends and family beyond a computer screen has implied a lot of self-reflection. Psychologist and author, Stephen Varanko III, has written a new essay on using this time productively to engage with the negative sides of our mental landscape and sheds light […]

A Journey Through Life with Tom Seaver

By Joe Rini His laughter was a high pitched cackling laugh of joy. The uniform number 41…the steaming fastball powdered by his locomotive legs with his drop and drive delivery punctuated by a dirt stained right knee..yet to me, the foremost image I have a Tom Seaver is the image I saw on TV as […]

County Executive’s Corner: “No Rush”

County Executive’s Corner: “No Rush”

By County Executive Ed Day Sometimes you just have to shake your head. Last week, the Democratic Majority members of the Rockland County Legislature once again proved how little they care about the fiscal health of our County, the dedicated employees who work here and your property tax burden. It has been common knowledge since […]