TAX BREAKS FOR MOVIE STUDIOS = Big bucks, no impact

TAX BREAKS FOR MOVIE STUDIOS = Big bucks, no impact

BY E.J. McMAHON Originally published by NY Torch The billions of dollars funneled from New York’s treasury to movie and TV producers had no statistically significant impact on the industry’s employment in the Empire State through 2017, according to a new multi-state study of such tax incentives. Study author Michael Thom, an associate professor at […]

DIERKS BENTLEY TO HEADLINE CONCERT AT WEST POINT

DIERKS BENTLEY TO HEADLINE CONCERT AT WEST POINT

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Multi-platinum entertainer Dierks Bentley is slated to headline the first ever outdoor concert held at West Point’s Michie Stadium, Friday, Oct. 18. After headlining arenas and amphitheaters across the country with his 2019 Burning Man Tour, Bentley will be supported by country music star Dustin Lynch while making a stop at […]

Update on pot legalization in New York

Update on pot legalization in New York

By Amy Piperato, MD Legalization of cannabis for adult use in New York is just around the corner. Governor Cuomo threw his weight behind cannabis legalization in a speech December 17 that outlined his top priorities for the first 100 days of the new term. Legalization could bring in between $248 million and $677 million […]

READER’S LETTER: The Right to Vote, Guaranteed Only for Some

READER’S LETTER: The Right to Vote, Guaranteed Only for Some

To the Editor, In our democracy, all citizens have an equal right to vote. This right is guaranteed, but that guarantee is pointless unless we have an equal chance to use it. Many New Yorkers don’t get that chance. Early voting will give many more New Yorkers the opportunity to use their Constitutional right. Thirty […]

Mets & Yankees in Need of Suspense

Mets & Yankees in Need of Suspense

Late Bloomers McNeil & Voit Shine for Locals BY JOE RINI    September has finally arrived for New York’s local baseball teams. The arrival of Suspense is yet to be announced. The fortunes of the 2018 Mets and Yankees have split like a fork in the road with the Yankees soaring and the Mets sinking, yet […]

Valley Rock Inn restoration centerpiece of Sloatsburg revitalization

Valley Rock Inn restoration centerpiece of Sloatsburg revitalization

BY DAVID PEREYRA As restoration and repurposing of buildings continues apace, the Valley Rock Inn campus in Sloatsburg, NY has come into focus. Interior view of the Valley Rock Inn, showing the lawn off the porch of the new restaurant cantina. With its wall of landscaping along Route 17, Valley Rock Inn in Sloatsburg, NY, […]

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