Small Business

Christopher Vlachos on 5 Tips to Secure Your Data Center & Business Information

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With large company data centers being attacked, hacked and millions of sensitive records and files being stolen, and email boxes being filled with a steady stream of phishing attempts and scams, Internet hacking has made headlines recently. Christopher Vlachos is an expert on data center security having implemented and managed data integrated centers for large hospital groups and major corporations. “Some of these solutions require assistance from third parties but others are very simple and usually just require reminders added to your calendar” said Vlachos, “It doesn’t have to always be complicated.” Here are Vlachos’ top five tips on keeping…

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(Orangeburg, NY) - On Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the Lawrence Room of Rosary Hall, the Palisades Institute will present Mark Cohen, Director of Retail Studies at Columbia University Business School. Retail customers are now calling the shots.  In 2015, customers are demanding transparency, real time availability, unlimited access and unfettered value.  They want to participate in retail entirely on their own terms – and not on the traditional business owners’ model.At the end of the day, the greatest challenge that retailers face is change and retailers must position themselves as change management leaders…

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We Have a Winner! And We Expect to Have Many More!

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Congratulations to Michael Hirschberg, Winner of the $60.00 gift certificate for grooming services at Amy’s Dog Grooming. As a special bonus, everyone who entered received a $15.00 off coupon for Amy's Dog Grooming that expires at the end of February. If you feel left out but would still like to try Amy's Dog Grooming, Click on and print out the coupon below. We will be sponsoring more sweepstakes and contests with prizes provided by local merchants through the year! Also be on the lookout for Easter Eggs—special offers hidden in our stories—If you’re the lucky reader, you’ll see the offer…

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From “Outside the Box” to Inside the Tank

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Eco-friendly GreenBox pizza box makes waves on ABC's "Shark Tank" NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubbed the "pizza box of the 21st Century," the "GreenBox," a multifunctional, eco-friendly pizza box that breaks down into four plates and a storage container for leftovers, will have Sharks seeing green on ABC's hit show, "Shark Tank." The episode airs this Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET on the ABC Television Network. Made from 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard, the GreenBox completely eliminates the need for wasteful materials like plastic wrap,…

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NEW CITY, NY -- Do you want your business or organization to capture the attention of families with children in Rockland County? YouthFest, Rockland County's premier family celebration, provides local businesses an opportunity to interact with thousands of parents and children.  Over the past sixteen years, YouthFest has grown steadily, with attendance in 2014 surpassing 6,000 people. By frequenting nearly 200 vendor booths and exhibitions, parents learn about meaningful programs and services that impact their families. This full-day indoor event is scheduled for Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the Rockland Community College Field House.[coupon couponid="3100" coupon_align="cctor_alignright" name="Back to School Special…

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5 Ways to Build Trust in a Business

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By Marco Carbajo The most valuable business commodity is trust. Richard Branson, author and founder of Virgin Group says, “Building trust in your brand isn't easy to achieve and it may take time, but it doesn't have to come at a high cost. With honesty, ambition, hard work and attention to detail you can instill a level of trust that will enable you to move forward.” The fact is that integrity impacts all aspects of business and is among, if not the most important character trait for a company to have. It is the barometer by which your customers, lenders,…

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Supervisor Gromack and Councilwoman Hausner Encourage Residents to Shop Local

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Small Business Saturday and Giving Tuesday   New City, NY – Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack and Councilwoman Stephanie Hausner announce the Town of Clarkstown has again joined local Chambers of Commerce and others in naming Saturday, November 29, 2014 as ‘Small Business Saturday’, a day where everyone comes together to support small businesses and preserve neighborhood character.  Some local retailers in Clarkstown will have promotions to coincide with “Small Business Saturday’.   “Revitalizing our downtown shopping areas has had a significant and beneficial impact on our Town,” said Supervisor Gromack.  “Our residents love the new look and the vitality that…

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PEARL RIVER, NEW YORK, November 20, 2014 — On November 14th, nearly 300 people gathered to applaud the efforts of the honorees at REDC's 20th Annual Economic Development Awards Luncheon. Sponsored by TD Bank, REDC presented awards to companies, organizations and individuals for their leadership, dedication and commitment to Rockland's economic vitality and have substantially enhanced the local business climate. Held at the Dolce IBM Executive Conference Center in Palisades, NY, the message was clear that Rockland continues to flourish with its diverse businesses that are driving the County's economy forward.   The 2014 honorees included: William…

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November 20 Grand Opening Business Innovation Mall

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Ramapo, NY— Rockland Community College’s Haverstraw Center will host a Grand Opening of their Business Innovation Mall and 3D Printing Smart Lab on Thursday, November 20. Thursday, November 20 Reception 5:00 pm Official Opening 5:30 pm Haverstraw Center 37 W. Broad Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927 845-786-5340 The event will include a tour of the facilities and demonstrations of the 3D printers. Partners of the Business Innovation Mall will be there to introduce their many services to assist new and growing businesses in the area. In collaboration with the Office of Rockland County Executive Business Development, partners…

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November 17, 2014 – Suffern, NY – Ramapo Dental Care, located at 29 North Airmont Road in Suffern, NY donated over 80 pounds of candy to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to our dedicated troops overseas. The practice chose to participate in the Halloween Candy Buy Back Program to help parents limit the amount of candy their child keeps after Halloween, while also educating them on preventative care for their teeth, and the experience of giving to a great cause to support our troops. The practice also sent hand-written letters and pictures to the troops from…

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