Pressconnects: “As journalists, we work with mountains of data to help us spot trends, identify problems in our community and to hold public officials accountable. We present that data here at NYDatabases.com (formerly RocDocs), so that you can explore the issues yourself.

Learn more about where you live, make informed decisions as a citizen, parent, or homeowner, and help identify stories that we should investigate…..

Data is an important ingredient in our efforts to provide a well-rounded local report on what’s going on in New York. Some of this information comes straight from the source and other information is compiled from reporters and staff on our Data Desk. When possible, we present the databases with the context of news or enterprise from the Pressconnects. Sometimes, however, utility databases such as restaurant inspections and real estate sales throughout New York are there as a resource and updated on a regular basis….(More)”