PRESS RELEASE Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe and Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced on Wednesday that two Village of Nyack store owners and several clerks have been charged in connection with the fraudulent use of the Supplemental Nutritional Aid Program (SNAP), more commonly known as food stamps. District Attorney Zugibe said, […]

While You Work Hard, Some People Just Want to Milk the System

District Attorney Zugibe arrests seven for welfare fraud cases that cost the taxpayers over $300K. As the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office continues its effort to crack down on social services abuse, DA Thomas P. Zugibe announced yesterday the filing of criminal charges against seven individuals on grand larceny, welfare fraud and other charges. The […]

Ten Arrested on Social Service Fraud Charges

Charges have been filed against 10 Rockland County individuals for alleged social service fraud after referrals from the Rockland County Department of Social Services. The defendants – who range in age from 24 to 58 – allegedly falsified applications submitted to the Rockland County Department of Social Services between 2008 and 2011, making it possible […]

When a person leaves or loses a job

These 10 planning considerations can help you manage finances through periods of unemployment.     ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY THE JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTANCY BY MICHAEL J. ALOI Given the continued weakness in the economy and an unemployment rate still above historic norms, now is a good time to review the financial planning issues clients face when […]


Stony Point townies will no longer be gainfully employed by the taxpayers Charles and James Bruntfield were officially terminated from their jobs as irrigation technicians and groundskeepers at the Stony Point town golf course at a special meeting of the town board on Tuesday morning. The vote was unanimous 5-0, retroactive to their suspension October […]