ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – While a Sophomore in college, Werlien Prosperie III, founder and CEO of 360Fuel and Gas Pump TV conceptualized a connected fueling technology company. He has now turned his vision into reality and is on track to becoming the largest technology company in the fuel industry.
Joseph S. Chabot, Rockland native, community activist and former candidate for NYS Assembly District 97 is an advisor and business ambassador for the company. He went on record stating “When I was tapped to be part of 360Fuel, I knew this would be a great company to be associated with. After vetting the company and looking at the financials, I determined this is a healthy startup that can bring about positive change. I look forward to assisting 360Fuel further expand their mission.”
360Fuel isn’t just a gas pump business, it’s an all-inclusive connected-fueling enterprise. With our innovative technology, 360Fuel truly empowers the consumer while providing a secure, integrated and frictionless transaction at the pump or from the comfort of one’s mobile device inside their vehicle. “The 360Fuel station and network will become the industry standard across North America. The need to minimize personal exposure at high traffic fueling sites is driving demand that 360Fuels is prepared to satisfy.” says Michael Coleman VP of Business Development for 360Fuel.
The mission for 360Fuel’s is to deliver the most advanced fuel dispensers at the lowest cost to the independent store owner. 360Fuel has over 7 active sites throughout the Hudson Valley and is currently upgrading dozens more. 360Fuel’s innovation-first technology will continue to empower the customer and ignite change throughout the Hudson Valley and New York State.
Norcina in New City Recipient of NYS Empire Award
NEW CITY, NY – As Covid-19 hit Rockland County, many people wanted to help but didn’t know how. Rockland native Eddie Stapleton, who now resides in North Carolina contacted Norcina’s on how to help small business and people assisting the community he grew up in. He purchased and donated 10 large pies, to a place of their choice, which Norcina in turn matched w/ 10 more pies. 20 fresh pies were just delivered to Good Sam Hospital in Suffern. (Pictured below are the Cardiovascular Operating Room crew at Good Samaritan Hospital Suffern, NY with Norcina Owners Milan Dobrilovic and Nick Nuccio – top photo)
In just 26 days the Norcina Pizza Match would donate over 1,000 pizza pies to Rockland County medical professionals and first responders battling the COVID-19 epidemic.
How it worked: Norcina would match any donation an individual or organization makes to any hospital, first responders, or medical professionals who are actively fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Norcina would end up starting a trend locally that inspired other businesses to honor the same deal. Not only did it support small businesses but it provided residents with the ability to show their support to our first responders and medical professionals.
The New York State Empire Award was presented by Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick. It honors businesses that make major contributions to public service, and enhancing the quality of life for New Yorkers.
Slime World Announces Newest Location at Palisades Center
WEST NYACK, NY – Slime World, the premier craft studio where kids can make their own slime, will open its newest location at Palisades Center this November. Palisades Center’s 2,300 sq. ft. Slime World studio will be located on Level Three next to the Build-A-Bear Workshop.
The sticky and gooey feel of slime has appealed to kids since the late 1970s. The popularity grew with the rise of YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok where millions of do-it-yourself slime videos highlight recipes with a wide array of captivating colors and satisfying textures.
Slime World takes the messy out of slime making. The studio space is designed for sticky fingers and messy projects where children can unleash their creativity, play, and express themselves in a stimulating environment.
“At Slime World, we know there is nothing that children love more than some messy fun, and we happen to be the pros,” said Sandeep Shah, Owner of Slime World. “Our mission is to bring smiles to kids while engaging their creative minds! We invite our little guests to come for a one-on-one experience and parents to host the next party with us to create unforgettable memories for their children and all their friends!”
“The Slime World studio is a perfect destination for Palisades Center’s youngest guests,” said Darrin Houseman, General Manager of Palisades Center. “We can’t wait to see them having a blast while they customize their own slime creations.”
The only other Slime World studio is in Freehold, New Jersey.