Carlucci & Good Samaritan Hospital Team Up to Distribute Opioid Deactivation Pouches Donated by Mallickrodt Pharmaceutical

Carlucci & Good Samaritan Hospital Team Up to Distribute Opioid Deactivation Pouches Donated by Mallickrodt Pharmaceutical

PRESS RELEASE– With the opioid epidemic still running rampant in the Hudson Valley, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) and Good Samaritan Hospital will announce a new initiative designed to promote a cleaner, safer method of destroying unused opioid medications. Mallinckrodt pharmaceutical will donate 7,500 deactivation pouches that can be another helpful resource in the fight against […]

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF 211 CALL CENTER SERVICES TO ROCKLAND

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF 211 CALL CENTER SERVICES TO ROCKLAND

PRESS RELEASE– Recognizing a growing need for services following the release of its ALICE report in November, the United Way of Westchester and Putnam announced several initiatives today to expand services provided by its 2-1-1 call center and urged the state to continue funding its operation. United Way’s 2-1-1 call center, first opened in 2006, provides […]

Predictions for the 89th Academy Awards

Predictions for the 89th Academy Awards

By Vincent Abbatecola Photo Credit: Imdb.com           Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis – “Fences”; Naomie Harris – “Moonlight”; Nicole Kidman – “Lion”; Octavia Spencer – “Hidden Figures”; Michelle Williams – “Manchester by the Sea” Will Win and Should Win: Viola Davis – “Fences” – Up until now, Davis has won most […]

Changes in 2017 Taxes for Businesses and Individuals

Changes in 2017 Taxes for Businesses and Individuals

Inauguration Day is over and we know big changes are instore. But before we speculate on what’s coming, let’s focus on the here and now. Now here’s what we know for certain: Business Taxes In 2017, the standard mileage rate for business driving will be reduced to 53 ½ cents a mile. The rate for […]