Dollars & Sen$e: Summer Hedging Strategies from the Pro’s

Dollars & Sen$e: Summer Hedging Strategies from the Pro’s

BY CHRIS HANLY Investment Consultant, Gary Goldberg Financial Services As markets and investors are roiled by the ongoing troubles in Greece and growing worries over Spanish banks, it may now be time to look at gold as an investment again. With the S&P down about 6 percent in May, and no sign of the European […]

When a Confession Is Not Enough

BY DIANE DIMOND It is hard to believe or understand, but people confess to committing crimes — sometimes horrible crimes — when they are completely innocent. It happens more often than you can imagine. False confessions can be traced to unjust interrogation techniques, poor legal advice or even the mental illness of the suspect. That’s […]

Fair to Taxpayers? Rockland Suffers Expensive Loss in Fair Housing Case

Over 20K down the drain as taxpayers foot the bill for legal expenses in condo squabble BY LEGAL LARRY In 1968 the United States Congress passed the Fair Housing Act. The primary purpose of this legislation is to protect the buyer/renter of a residence from a seller/landlord’s discrimination. The law makes it unlawful to refuse […]

Miele’s Musings: Not Too Soon to Think About Your Vote

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE Rockland County citizens wake up! It’s not too early to think about election season. Which candidates are ready to practice fiscal responsibility and face our problems head-on? And which ones are probably just going to pass the buck again? Remember, you can’t go by words alone. You have to look […]

Affirmative Action Blazes Out of Control at Obama Justice Department

BY DERRYCK GREEN, Project 21 Attorney General Eric Holder and his band of merry litigators at the U.S. Department of Justice have sued Jacksonville, Florida over its fire department’s promotion testing process. The Obama Administration contends that it discriminates against blacks. Less than a week later, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Jacksonville’s firefighters union […]