The Dannon yogurt company, which has its headquarters in Greenburgh, is considering a move to White Plains. The yogurt giant says that the move is not definite but they are exploring the possibility at this time. A Dannon spokesperson stated that their employees would rather work in a convenient downtown setting. (Source: LoHud)
Paterson, New Jersey saw its 69th shooting incident of 2016 last night after a 27-year-old man was wounded in the 4th Ward. The victim, who was shot in the arm, was a resident of Patterson and was taken in a private vehicle to the hospital. Police officials have stated that much of the violent crime that Paterson has seen over the past few years is due to the city’s drug trade. (Source: NorthJersey)
In a press conference this morning, the Rockland Business Association released a study describing why Rockland county taxes are the second highest in the nation. The R.B.A. White Paper of 2016 cites high income totals for people working in the public sector, including superintendents and police officers, as one of the reasons for the county’s high taxes. R.B.A. President and CEO, Al Samuels spoke with WRCR this morning. The White Paper study was conducted by the Pattern for Progress group and can be viewed on the R.B.A. website, rocklandbusiness.org.
In Major League Baseball news, The New York Mets won big last night and kept pace in the Wild Card hunt, beating the Miami Marlins 12-1. The New York Yankees were able to spoil the Red Sox chance at clinching the East last night, beating Boston 6-4. The Mets and Yankees are both scheduled to play at 7:00 pm tonight.