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Think Twice Before Discarding Account Statements

April 5, 2017

It was not too long ago that I recall predictions being made that in the not too distant future, we would be living and working in a “paperless society.” I envisioned my desk being as clean as a whistle, not a stitch of paper anywhere to be found.  As I look around my office today, I think it is safe to say that the predictions of a “paperless society” were as ...

Bridgham Barr Orthodontics Offers Cutting-Edge Board-Certified Care

SOMERS, N.Y. - Think all orthodontists are alike? Think again.

Many dentists offer orthodontic treatment, but they do not all have the same extensive education required of a board-certified orthodontist.

At Bridgham Barr Orthodontics, located in Mill Pond Offices on Route 100 in Somers, Dr. Rick Bridgham and Dr. Anita Barr are board-certified orthodontic specialists. A board-certified ...

The Golden Girl: Halston Media’s Corinne Stanton Wins Trailblazer Award

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Corinne Stanton was born to sell. And she knew it at an early age.

“I got the advertising bug when I was in 11th grade and became editor of the yearbook [at Somers High School],” she recalled. “I went around selling ads for the yearbook. I got such satisfaction from seeing those ads in the yearbook.”

Stanton, who graduated from Somers High in 1989, is ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

Women Must Act to Overcome Financial Challenges

International Women’s Day, observed on March 8, celebrates the social, cultural and political achievements of women. Yet, women continue to face many challenges. For one thing, women still encounter gender-specific obstacles to their important financial goals, such as a comfortable retirement. If you’re a woman, what can you do to get past these barriers?

First of all, you need to ...

Corporations vs. Limited Liability Companies

In order to protect one’s personal assets from liability, setting up a corporation or limited liability company (LLC) may be the answer. Both of these types of legal structures offer what is termed limited liability, which means that there are limited situations when these entities will not protect the owners, who are termed members (for an LLC) or shareholders (for a corporation) from ...

Former Nurse Makes Somers Manor Her Home

SOMERS, N.Y. -  Ask anyone who works at Somers Manor and they will boast about the personal care they provide to their nearly 300 senior residents. 

Nobody knows this better than Sheila Mannix, who has had the rare opportunity to experience both sides of the rehabilitation and nursing center.

Mannix worked at Somers Manor as a nurse for about two decades, retiring in 2010. She ...

Somers Manor Revitalized By Changes and Expansion

SOMERS, N.Y. - If you visit the Somers Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center on Route 100, it will soon become evident that the facility has been completely revitalized and re-energized. 

Somers Manor has undergone several changes since Christine Maher was appointed administrator of the facility in January 2015. Under Maher’s leadership, the facility has seen the expansion and ...

What’s Smarter—Paying Off Debts or Investing?

If you’re just starting out in your career, you will need to be prepared to face some financial challenges along the way—but here’s one that’s not unpleasant: choosing what to do with some extra disposable income. When this happens, what should you do with the money? Your decisions could make a real difference in your ability to achieve your important financial ...

Avoid These Common Estate and Elder Law Planning Mistakes

Formulating an estate and long-term care plan is an important step toward financial security, and yet many people fail to have even the most basic plan and advanced directives in place.

One potential hurdle is a fear of putting together a poor plan. Having a basic understanding of these common mistakes can help reduce the risk of making some unfortunate errors. The following are examples of ...

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