Lowdown on May 23 Town of Ramapo Board Meeting

BY SARA GILBERT The Town of Ramapo board met to discuss hiring employees, approving finances and purchases, and amending resolutions on Wednesday, May 23, as well as get a demonstration from the Suffern Syborgs Booster Club. The Syborgs club won the local competition easily and placed 24th in the world championship, according to their coach, […]

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 […]

Rockland County: Part of “A Nation of Drugs”

Rockland County: Part of “A Nation of Drugs”

Task force warns community about prescription drug abuse “epidemic” BY SARA GILBERT On Thursday, May 10, The District Attorney’s Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force, along with several other organizations, held a symposium at Rockland Community College to address what some are calling “an epidemic.” About 20 or 25 years ago, cocaine and crack were the […]

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