Labor Day Gas Blues

For Labor Day weekend, American consumers in 45 states will likely see the highest fuel prices they’ve ever seen at this time of year. Only motorists in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming will be spared from record-high prices at the pump. “The average motorist will be laboring a bit more to pay for […]

Lunch Prices Raised at CCSD Board

BY VINNY MURPHY The August 16 Board of Education meeting for the Clarkstown Central School District opened with a hopeful message from President Joe Maglieri. He stated that Superintendent Dr. J. Thomas Morton had “ushered in a new era” and that in response to past meetings, the board would strive to maintain civility and integrity. […]

Gas Price Balloons Rapidly

It always seems gas prices go up faster than they go down, doesn’t it? Average retail gasoline prices in New York have risen 6.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.87/g Monday. This compares with the national average that has increased 5.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.67/g, according to […]

New Store Offers Thrifty Prices in a West Haverstraw Warehouse

New Store Offers Thrifty Prices in a West Haverstraw Warehouse

BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN   A struggling economy has spawned many new business concepts catering to the newly frugal ways of consumers. My Warehouse Store in West Haverstraw is one of those, as business owners John Picinic and Gary Garran have put together an enterprise that provides quality pre-owned merchandise at affordable prices. Picinic and Garran […]