State Senators Hold Public Regulatory Reform Forum at Nanuet Library Small Business Industry Discussed at Rockland Meeting

State Senators Hold Public Regulatory Reform Forum at Nanuet Library Small Business Industry Discussed at Rockland Meeting

BY CHERYL SLAVIN The bi-partisan state Senate Majority Coalition, seeking to identify and eliminate the most costly government regulations that inhibit business and job growth and drive up local taxes, hosted one of 10 public forums on regulatory reform at the Nanuet Public Library last Monday. The panel consisted of David Carlucci (D, Rockland/Westchester), Kathleen […]

The Scent of Success in Congers: Family Owned and Operated Star Kay White Marks 123 Years in Business

The Scent of Success in Congers: Family Owned and Operated Star Kay White Marks 123 Years in Business

BY CHERYL SLAVIN The first thing a visitor notices outside of 151 Wells Avenue in Congers is the perfume of peppermint, gently permeating the clear September air. This is the home of Star Kay White, Rockland County manufacturer of world-renowned extracts and flavorings. But more than that, the building houses a family owned and operated […]

TIMOTHY CAWLEY NAMED O&R PRESIDENT AND CEO

TIMOTHY CAWLEY NAMED O&R PRESIDENT AND CEO

Timothy P. Cawley, the senior vice president of Central Operations at Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., has been named president and chief executive officer of Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) effective December 1, 2013. Cawley succeeds John McAvoy, who served as O&R’s president and chief executive officer for a year and was […]

DOLLARS AND SEN$E: Is your 401(k) failing you?

DOLLARS AND SEN$E: Is your 401(k) failing you?

BY CHRIS HANLY Investment Consultant, Gary Goldberg Financial Services A recent investor survey by Charles Schwab caught my eye. In essence, it detailed that over 90 percent of those surveyed were either somewhat or very frustrated with their 401(k) accounts and that just as many felt it was “up to them” or they had to […]

ALDI Arrives in Stony Point

ALDI Arrives in Stony Point

International food market chain brings new jobs and new style to the community BY CHERYL SLAVIN ALDI Food Market, an international company based in Germany with thousands of stores across Europe and the United States, has opened a new store in Stony Point. With its potent claim of high quality products matched with lower prices, ALDI […]

Stemming “Graduation Relocation”

Stemming “Graduation Relocation”

Moving on –literally– is mantra of 21st century graduates BY KATHY KAHN Educators in the halls of higher learning aren’t living in ivory towers—more than ever, they are aware good relations with the business and non-profit community are essential. A bevy of private college CEOs from across the mid-Hudson gathered at Mt. St. Mary College […]

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