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Time To Clamp Down on Auto Dealers?

Are we facing another subprime crisis, this time with auto lending? Are there steps the Legislature should take to clamp down on poor lending practices? Those were the basic questions considered by NYS’s Senate Banking Committee yesterday at a hearing dedicated to analyzing subprime auto lending trends. 376 more words


25 Things Only People From Rockland County Understand

1. Jesus H. Christ, we are not “upstate” New York. The Hudson Valley is one of the south-most parts of the state. Just because you live in New York City and you have to go north to get here doesn’t mean we are “upstate” by any means. 838 more words

April 2nd ride to Skaneateles Lake

Today, I’m going to start you off with some images I took in the Upper End of Skaneateles Lake on April 2nd of this year wall on a weekend ride.  16 more words


Does A Job Applicant's Credit History Matter?

New York City is about to impose restrictions on employers that will help answer this question.

Last Thursday the City Council passed by a 47-3 vote legislation that bars employees from   requesting or using   for employment purposes the consumer credit history of an applicant for employment or   otherwise discriminating against an applicant or employee “with regard to hiring, compensation, or the terms, conditions or privileges of employment based on the consumer credit history of the applicant or employee “ 637 more words


The Former Willard Psychiatric Center Tour Date 2015


Who:  Elizabeth Cady Stanton Child Care Center presents

What:  The  Former Willard State Psychiatric Center Tour – 2015

Where:  Camp Edgemere to purchase tickets @ $10.00 each.  102 more words

Outside Of Baking And Cooking

Big Stakes Involved With Bitcoin Regulation

Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of New York’s Department of Financial Services, said yesterday that he expects the State to unveil regulations mandating the licensing of virtual currency operators by the end of May, according to Banking Law 360. 530 more words


Dexter & Northern Railroad

Map above from the 1957 ETT shows the line in place from Dexter Junction to Dexter.

Map above shows Dexter today.

Map above is a close-up of Dexter today. 175 more words

Railroad History

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