Business & Finance

March 12, 2019

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Alan Feller, managing partner for the Mahopac-based law firm Sloan & Feller, couldn’t agree more. Feller, whose expertise lies with disciplines such as elder care, estate planning, wills, trusts, ...

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LINCOLNDALE, N.Y. - Megan Dundas grew up around animals, so her decision to have a career in veterinary medicine only seemed natural. Dundas took over the Lincolndale Veterinary Center in Lincolndale Plaza last month and is ready to bring the latest cutting-edge technology to help care for your ...

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HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - Consumer behavior has changed significantly in recent years. Our buying decisions are based on the opinions of strangers, which explains the success of such websites as Yelp, Angie’s List and Glassdoor. Testimonials from satisfied customers, marketing experts say, are one ...

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It was not too long ago that we were told we would be living and working in a paperless society.  I envisioned my desk not having a shred of paper on it. As I look around my office today, I think it is safe to say that the predictions of a “paperless society” were as accurate as those of the Y2K ...

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On a regular basis, clients express their fear that if they ever go into a nursing home and/or need long-term care, the Medicaid program will take their home and life savings.  While it is prudent to be concerned as to what will occur if you or a family member needs long-term care, Medicaid does ...

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The owners of the former 723-acre IBM campus in Somers are proposing a private boarding and day school for Grades 9-12, temporarily named “Somers Academy.”  More details to follow.

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Michael McAnaw built his reputation as an Edward Jones financial advisor around being a family man. “The first thing that was really touching to hear, he never started a conversation without talking about his daughters and me,” said his wife, Judi McAnaw. “Here was a man who put his family ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Chase Bank is closing one of its branches and ATM locations in Somers. In a letter to customers, the bank said it will be closing its offices at 265 Route 202—next to Taste Deli & Catering—and consolidating operations with its branch right across the road in the Somerstown ...

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BREWSTER, N.Y. - Advanced Copier Technology Inc., (ACT) is turning 35 years old this summer, and it’s no accident that the business has lasted nearly four decades. ACT’s president and founder, Sal Altavilla, says the reason for their success is the personal touch they bring to their commercial ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - “We’re trying to go as fast as we can to get the building up,” said John DeCicco Jr., opening his talk at the Somers Chamber of Commerce meeting last week. Though DeCicco came prepared with renderings of the building and to talk layout, design and green technology to the group at ...

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