Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Two of three suspects wanted for attacking a pair of men with whom they had an argument in New Cassel over the weekend have been apprehended, Nassau County police said.Jose Hernandez, 17, of Westbury, and 19-year-old Jose Clavel of New Cassel were charged with assault and gang assault.Police said Hernandez, Clavel and a third man who has not yet been apprehended waited for the victims, ages 21 and 22, outside a home on Roman Avenue while armed with a baseball bat, machete and knife at 3:10 a.m. Sunday.The suspects knocked one victim to the ground with the baseball bat and the other victim was attacked with the machete, police said.One victim suffered contusions and abrasions and refused medical treatment at the scene. The other was taken to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery for severe lacerations to the hand and forearm and a stab wound to the back.Hernandez and Clavel will be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.Third Squad detectives request anyone with information regarding the third subject to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Community focus. One effective way for credit unions to live out “People Helping People” is to help local businesses and, as a result, the people they serve. Small- and mid-sized businesses are well-aligned with the local nature of credit unions, and those who own them often carry an influential voice in the community. continue reading » 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Better member experience. It’s not uncommon for business owners to rely on their consumer credit card for corporate expenses, especially when they are first starting out. But as their business grows, so does the need for financial products to support that growth. The opportunity to better serve your existing members carries a much lower risk than launching a product for the objective of gaining new members. Is your credit union building today for the future needs of your membership – both consumers and businesses? Here are a few reasons building a competitive business credit card program may be a great fit for your 2018 product roadmap.Millennial opportunity. Nearly half (49 percent) of Millennials intend to start their own business in the next three years, and they’d be willing to do it in the next 6 months if they had the right tools and resources (i.e., credit). If even half of these Millennials follow through with their intentions, just think of the tremendous opportunity it will provide your credit union to meet their cash flow and purchasing needs.
Sunman, In. — The Salute a Soldier 5k Run/Walk is Saturday, September 8 at the Sunman American Legion Post 337.Registration is from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. A short presentation along with a 21-gun salute at 8:45 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 9 a.m. There will be a special awards ceremony after the event. The course is timed by Stuart Road Racing.Proceeds will be directed to the Sunman American Legion Post 337 in the memory of PFC Tony Seig who lost his life Iraq back in 2006.All veterans and members of the military will be honored by small American Flags that will line the route. Resident s can purchase the flags for $10 at the event.