Before closing in 1994, Fort Wadsworth held the record for the longest continually-occupied military base in the United States. Sitting on the shore of New York’s Staten Island, perfectly placed to guard New York harbor and the restShow More Summary
A new report from the American Cancer Society says New York State needs to do more to prevent smoking.
Cynthia and Robert Gifford, owners of Liberty Ridge Farm in New York, used to rent out their farm so couples could get married on the grounds. They will no longer offer such services because the state ruled they had to violate their Christian beliefs and allow same-sex weddings on their property. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) It has long been obvious that it takes a lot of money to live in New York or San Francisco, while you can get along on much less in, say, Nebraska. But only in April of this year did the Bureau of Economic Analysis systematically compute real per capita income for each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. You can see the results for 2012, the only
Strange New Respect? The national edition of Sunday's New York Times featured a favorable profile of a Bush family politician: George P. Bush (son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush) who's running for a minor state government post in Texas this fall. Show More Summary
Yesterday, the New York Times' editorial board adopted the position of a recent sardonic headline found on a local news blog. Poor Doors are necessary, the editorial states, because rich developers want them. Rich developers are ourShow More Summary
New York's biggest nurses union last week won a round in its fight to protect jobs at failing hospitals when a court temporarily stopped the state from transferring emergency services at Long Island... To view the full story, click the title link.
Tired of seeing Hollywood take its business elsewhere, California is moving to triple tax subsidies for film and TV productions, boosting incentives to $330 million annually and making the state competitive with New York, Georgia and other states that are courting the entertainment industry...
Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham say they're appalled that President Obama's response to threat posed by the Islamic State is to say, " We don't have have a strategy yet. " He needs to get one fast, they write in the New York Times. Putting a dent in ISIS's finances would...
President Obama is once again complaining about the media for making people frightened about the state of the world right now. At a Friday fundraiser in Purchase, New York, Obama said,“If you watch the nightly news, it feels like the...Show More Summary
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio just secured $300 million in state funds for a new city-wide "universal" pre-k program. It's expected to enroll about 73,250 four-year-olds over the next two years. Rob Montz explains how the romantic...Show More Summary
A new photo exhibit at the Transit Museum features photographs by John Sanderson, who traced the tracks of both the LIRR and MetroNorth in New York State. They're so beautiful we'd actually consider a #MTAWritersResidency. [ more ...
Two exhibitions featuring New York State plant fossils and specimens of the extinct passenger pigeon will open at the New York State Museum on August 30, 2014. The Binghamton University Paleobotany Collection and The Passenger Pigeon: From Billions to Zero will be the Museum?s newest exhibitions located in the New York Discoveries area. Show More Summary
By Akane Otani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Beaten-down U.S. The crisis in eastern Ukraine has emboldened Europe and the United States to impose broad sanctions on Russia.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Hlastradamus has returned to save the world. It starts with Ohio State playing Navy in Baltimore, the heart of Big Ten Country. No Braxton Miller, no problem for the Buckeyes. Howie Kussay, New York Post:...
In August, parking won't be getting any easier in Boston as the city council pre-emptively bans parking spot reservation apps like Haystack. And one New York state senator makes it his mission to finally push through a 14-year-old bill...Show More Summary
To most visitors and native New Yorkers, the city's past is told primarily through its modern icons like the Empire State Building or through its famous museums that focus more on world history than telling the tales of New York's past. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports: “American intelligence and law enforcement agencies have identified nearly a dozen Americans who have traveled to Syria to fight for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the militant group that the Obama administration says poses the greatest threat to the United States since Al Qaeda before the Sept. 11, […]
While most remakes don’t make a lick of sense, I’m actually intrigued and excited for the modern day take on John Carpenter’s Escape From New York, especially after what’s been going on in Ferguson. The fear of a police state is a growing concern in this country, and social commentary makes a film that much […]
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) blue ribbon panel of transportation experts has announced the final recommendations for rail safety on three railroad operations in the state.