Gov. Walker Survives Recall in Wisconsin

Gov. Walker Survives Recall in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall effort and defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D). This is a first in U.S. history, for a governor to survive a recall election. With 94 percent of the expected vote in, Walker led Barrett 54 percent to 45 percent. Barrett conceded the race late Tuesday, June 5, saying, […]

O-Busted: Part II

O-Busted: Part II

Last week the Rockland County Times reported that Barack Obama’s own literary agents at Acton & Dystel were the original “birthers” who promoted that he was born in Kenya, presumably for the purpose of gaining attention for his books. Oddly enough the actual books themselves tell the normal narrative that he was born in Hawaii, […]

Piermont Resident Toni Morrison, Bob Dylan, 11 Others Receive Medals Of Freedom

Piermont Resident Toni Morrison, Bob Dylan, 11 Others Receive Medals Of Freedom

BY GEORGE J. DACRE President Obama awarded 13 Americans the Medal of Freedom this week including Piermont resident Toni Morrison and rock legend Bob Dylan. The awards ceremony broadcast on TV live Tuesday afternoon from the nation’s capital cited accomplishments by the recipients. In addition to Morrison, a prominent author of books including “Song Of […]

Local Finance Experts Weigh in on JPMorgan Chase Loss

BY SARA GILBERT Ever since JPMorgan Chase’s announcement on Thursday, May 10 that it lost several billions of dollars on derivatives, there has been concern about what that might mean for the rest of us: for stockholders, for taxpayers, for the economy and for the government. Local asset managers have found themselves faced with questions […]

Rock and Roll’s Best Honored

BY HEATHER HACKNEY This year HBO aired the induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Thank god it was them and not network television as Billy Joe of Greenday let the F-Bomb slip more times the Keebler has cookies. This ceremony fell on the heels of inductees “The Beastie Boys” losing a […]