Provident Sells Out; Ditches Local-Name and Goes National

Provident New York has agreed to purchase Sterling New York Bancorp and intends to adopt a national charter under the name Sterling National Bank, while remaining based out of its current Montebello offices. Since longtime CEO George Strayton retired in 2011 and due to changes in the structure of banking in the United States which […]

Rockland County Resident Named an Under30CEO Rookie of the Year

Rockland County Resident Named an Under30CEO Rookie of the Year

BY ERIN MAHER Andrew Arcangel, 23, of New City, Rockland County has been named an 30Under30CEO 2012 Rookie of the Year. Arcangel is founder and CEO of true athelite, a basketball sportswear brand. “It’s an amazing honor,” says Arcangel of being named an 30Under30CEO Rookie of the year, a recognition bestowed annually to the top […]

Plenty of pep “talk” on new state budget

Plenty of pep “talk” on new state budget

BY KATHY KAHN Special to The Rockland Times Seeing is believing, but there was little tangible to see in the regional presentation on the state’s new budget presented in Orangetown last Friday. Local officials, along with Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D) joined Empire State Development president Ken Adams as he presented a Power Point wrap-up of […]

DOLLARS AND SEN$E

DOLLARS AND SEN$E

For investors, the future is brighter than most believe: BY CHRIS HANLY Investment Consultant, Gary Goldberg Financial Services The harsh reality for investors is that low interest rates are here to stay – in my opinion for many years to come. Yes, there are some signs of strength in the US economy, but globally the […]

ROCKLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ADDS SABRINA GRECO TO BOARD

ROCKLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ADDS SABRINA GRECO TO BOARD

The Rockland Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Sabrina E. Greco to its Board of Directors. A lifelong Rockland County resident, Sabrina is currently the director of operations/constituent service coordinator for the Town of Clarkstown. She assists Supervisor Alexander J. Gromack in all aspects of the governmental process and, among other responsibilities, ensures constituent […]

Upper Nyack Resident & Local Business Leader Wins Prestigious Licensing Industry Award

Upper Nyack Resident & Local Business Leader Wins Prestigious Licensing Industry Award

Upper Nyack resident, Bernard Leifer, President and CEO of Hackensack, NJ-based SG Companies, has been selected by The Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the primary trade organization for the worldwide licensing industry, as its 2013 Licensing Industry Hall of Fame inductee. Leifer has been with the privately-held footwear and apparel manufacturer, originally known as S. […]

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