AAA Reports Drowsy Driving Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

AAA Reports Drowsy Driving Just as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

Sadly, a person is injured in a drunk driving crash — often resulting in death — every two minutes in the U.S.. But while drunk driving continues to plague the nation, other issues are growing more concerning. According to a new American Automobile Association (AAA) study, tired driving might be just as dangerous as impaired […]

WHICH ONE DO YOU TRUST WITH YOUR MONEY?

WHICH ONE DO YOU TRUST WITH YOUR MONEY?

BY KATHY KAHN The Rockland Legislature held its final public hearing on the proposed 2017 county budget Tuesday night before delving into a two-hour discussion of why funding was restored to dozens of public benefit corporations and 50 vacant county positions the Executive branch had proposed to eliminate were added back. Democrats eliminated a proposed […]

Nevro Goes Back to Court With New Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Nevro Goes Back to Court With New Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Nevro, a global medical equipment company researching and developing solutions to chronic pain, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Boston Scientific. The lawsuit alleges that Boston Scientific infringed on several patents related to Nevro’s Senza and HF10 spinal cord stimulation systems. Nevro is seeking preliminary and permanent injunctive relief against further infringement. This isn’t […]

Hurricane Sandy recovery continues, New York Rising to meet with Beach Road community of Stony Point

STONY POINT – This evening, Wed., Dec. 7, members of the Beach Rd. community in Stony Point will be told by state regulators what options exist to limit damage caused by future floods in the neighborhood. The state’s Hurricane Sandy recovery initiative “New York Rising” will host the meeting 7:30 p.m. at the RHO Building and accept input from the residents […]

‘PETTY POLITICS’ TO BOOT HIGHEST RANKING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN IN COUNTY GOVT FROM LEADERSHIP POSITION

‘PETTY POLITICS’ TO BOOT HIGHEST RANKING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN IN COUNTY GOVT FROM LEADERSHIP POSITION

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Dr. Penny Jennings, Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s interim appointment to the postition of Chair of the Human Rights Department, was recently rejected as the department’s permanent leader by Democrats on the County Legislature. Signs of trouble between Dr. Jennings and legislators first appeared in July. Dr. Jennings, who earned her associate’s […]

New Healthcare Regulations Focus On Preventing Sharps-Related Injuries

New Healthcare Regulations Focus On Preventing Sharps-Related Injuries

By improving recycling regulations in the healthcare industry, officials working with the Department of Natural Resources hope to decrease accidental injuries. “I think a part of the problem is there’s not enough education on what is and what is not recyclable,” said Jim Short of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Waste and […]