Monday Dec 16
Northern Michigan News
NY state parks are appealing to adventure sports
Casey Holzworth wedged himself sideways into the narrow stone crevice that angled down from a parking lot, the limestone walls gradually widening slightly and rising higher as the state biologist inched and climbed about 60 feet to reach a narrow hiking trail, the kind of place more people may be allowed to go as New York moves to exploit growing ... (more)
Local police to raise public awareness of terrorism Wednesday
Law-enforcement officers assigned to Counter-Terrorism Zone 4 will make their presence known in high-profile areas in Orange, Rockland and Sullivan counties Wednesday.
Port Jervis line returns to full service Tuesday evening
Through service returned to the Port Jervis line with the first train of the Tuesday evening rush hour following Metro-North's successful test of repairs to the Woodbury Viaduct.
Metro-North suspends service on part of Port Jervis line
Metro-North has suspended rail service between Harriman and Salisbury Mills to permit an inspection of the Woodbury Viaduct, where a contractor may have shifted a pier on the structure that carries the Port Jervis line over Route 32 north of Highland Mills.
Albany Times Union
Tax & Finance secretary charged for allegedly bogus sick...
A 47-year-old secretary at the state Department of Taxation and Finance has been charged with two felonies for allegedly forging doctors' signatures on notes claiming she was too sick to work.