Wednesday May 22
School budgets sail through in St. Lawrence County
An early evening thunderstorm caused power outages for thousands of St. Lawrence County residents, but didn't interrupt school budget votes, even in the hardest-hit areas.
Tue May 21, 2013
Panel Finds 'Excessive' City Fine for Poaching Antenna From Trash
"It is undisputed that [the defendant] violated the relevant Administrative Code provision - he removed and transported a recyclable object using a motor vehicle," Justice Rosalyn Richter wrote for the First Department.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Station Art Gallery to open in former railroad passenger depot
The Station Art Gallery, located in Westfield, announces that it will open on Saturday, May 25, in conjunction with the Chautauqua/Lake Erie Art Trail's fifth annual open studio tour.
Tue May 14, 2013
Two5Six Conference Tackles Intersection of Gaming, Tech, Culture
Over the weekend, Kill Screen, a gaming and culture publication, hosted its first Two5Six Conference , which brought various video game and technology developers under the same roof at the Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Plain Dealer
Plans for an Ohio Holocaust memorial, designed by world-reknown...
The plan for a Holocaust memorial at the Ohio Statehouse took a big step forward last week when the Artist Selection Committee chose a proposal by Daniel Libeskind , the world-renown architect who designed the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the master plan for the World Trade Center site in New York.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Real Deal
Developer Guttman to build massive Long Island City art storage facility
Art-collecting real estate developer Steven Guttman is combining two passions with a new facility he is building in Long Island City.
Thu May 09, 2013
New York Sun
Abstraction in Bloom
Among the trendy bars and shops of the Lower East Side, two galleries on Orchard Street are holding their own, exhibiting stylish, innovative abstract works exploring subtle relationships of shape and color.
Tue May 07, 2013
North Country Now
Accidents in Fine, Oswegatchie, Lisbon
Vehicles driven by Derek C. Stevens, 42, Lowville, and Patricia E. Lincourt, 66, Wanakena, were in an accident at about 4 p.m. Monday along State Rt.
The Village Voice
Aussie Wine Got Good! Here's Where to Drink it in New York
If your last memory of Australian wine was an overripe Shiraz, erase it! The new breed of Aussie wine is leaner, more structured, and food-friendlier than before, and heading to New York thanks to a wave of young, dynamic winemakers and importers.
Mon May 06, 2013
DEW director: Overpayments down, collections up
South Carolina's interim unemployment director says the agency is overpaying less and recouping more of the excess benefits that are doled out.
Olde Saratoga Brewing wins competition for best craft beer in Hudson Valley
Saratoga Lager and Mendocino Imperial Stout were named the best two craft beers in the Hudson Valley at the Tap New York Craft Beer and Fine Food Festival.
Sun May 05, 2013
Watertown Daily Times
Firefighters scurry to put out a rash of outdoor fires
With several consecutive days of dry weather, firefighters have been called to a series of outdoor fires that spread quickly and proved difficult to control.
Fri May 03, 2013
Landlord Faces Big Fine for Conduct Toward Handicapped Tenant
A Queens landlord that argued it could not structurally alter an apartment building to accommodate a handicapped tenant, and then installed surveillance cameras to videotape the paralyzed woman, has been hit with the highest fine ever levied by the New York City Commission on Human Rights.
Thu May 02, 2013
NY attorney will lead SC employment agency
Nikki Haley appointed Thursday a New York attorney experienced in representing management in employment law to be the new director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.
Watertown Daily Times
10 local high schools achieve "best schools" status
US News & World Report recently ranked best high schools by state, ranked with gold, silver and bronze 'medals.' All 1,149 high schools in the state were listed, but only the gold and silver medals were ranked.
Wed May 01, 2013
Double Murder Suspect Andre Neverson Added To U.S. Marshal's Most Wanted List
The suspect in a 2002 Brooklyn murder has been added to the U.S. Marshal's list of 15 most wanted fugitives.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The New York Times
Diner's Journal: Florence Fabricant Recommends...
All sorts of food companies donate some small percentage of their revenues to charity, but this one, from a gulf war veteran who is now a chocolate maker, I found to be almost irresistible.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Thoughts About ReDigi: Did Anyone Read the iTunes Fine Print?
ReDigi , the world's first and only online marketplace for digital used music may soon be dead.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Village Voice
Exclusive Q&A: Artist Jonathan Harris on Documenting the Lives of Lesbian Porn Stars
Lesbian BDSM starlet Dolores Haze is going for the money shot. She's on her knees, furiously masturbating in front of a set of cameras for feminist porn pioneer Jincey Lumpkin's new feature, "Therapy." Jonathan Harris , computer scientist, online artist, and documentarian, is filming her too, only he continues rolling after the rest of the crew has ... (more)