NEW YORK STATE COMPTROLLER DiNAPOLI: WALL STREET BONUSES AND PROFITS UP SLIGHTLY IN 2019, BUT FACING SHARP FALL IN 2020

NEW YORK STATE COMPTROLLER DiNAPOLI: WALL STREET BONUSES AND PROFITS UP SLIGHTLY IN 2019, BUT FACING SHARP FALL IN 2020

The average bonus paid to employees in New York City’s securities industry increased by 3 percent in 2019 to $164,100, but it is likely to fall sharply in 2020 as the coronavirus crisis strains industry profitability, according to annual estimates released this week by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “The securities industry had […]

Consumer Alert: The Division of Consumer Protection Urges New Yorkers to be Aware of Latest Crop of Novel Coronavirus Scams

Consumer Alert: The Division of Consumer Protection Urges New Yorkers to be Aware of Latest Crop of Novel Coronavirus Scams

Scammers Using A Variety of Methods Tied to Novel Coronavirus to Target Consumers The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is alerting consumers about scammers taking advantage of the novel coronavirus. Scammers are using techniques that typically arise with a major global event such as: falsely claiming to be online sellers of popular goods; […]

Stony Point residents collect 543 signatures to require a vote on Contract of Sale of Patriot Hills & Letchworth!

Stony Point residents collect 543 signatures to require a vote on Contract of Sale of Patriot Hills & Letchworth!

Dear Stony Point friends & neighbors, Early Monday morning, a petition containing 543 signatures was hand-delivered to Megan Carey, the Stony Point Town Clerk. However, Megan did not officially accept the petition in the in her new office inside the but rather outside on building’s grand, front porch, where the town is conducing business due […]

Help is on the Way

Help is on the Way

By Kathy Kahn With every state-West Virginia reported its first case—dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, Congress is poised to pass a $2.2 trillion stimulus package Friday morning, March 27, to help the staggering American economy get back on its feet before it falls flat on its face. Back on January 31, 2020, President Donald Trump […]

Update from the Rockland County Department of Health regarding Alleged Continued Operation of Schools

Update from the Rockland County Department of Health regarding Alleged Continued Operation of Schools

New City, NY, – The Rockland County Department of Health has been deploying inspectors as complaints are received to protect the public health and ensure compliance with the Commissioner of Health’s School Closure Order which reads in part (the full Order is attached.): The presence of students in public and private, primary, secondary and post-secondary […]

PSC Chair Approves Orders Suspending Rate Increases in Response to COVID-19

PSC Chair Approves Orders Suspending Rate Increases in Response to COVID-19

The chair of the Public Service Commission (Commission) on Wednesday approved an order that will allow New York American Water (NYAW) to delay implementing the previously approved rate increase scheduled to take effect April 1 under its existing four-year rate plan. The Commission’s Chair approved a second order allowing National Grid’s upstate electric and gas […]