12 min ago | Examiner.com
Delaware became the seventh state to ban the shark fin trade this week in an effort to protect the threatened marine predators from overfishing globally, reported the Huffington Post on Friday, May 17.
4 hrs ago | Bloomberg
Manhattan may see deaths from heat rise by as much as 20 percent in the 2020s and 90 percent by the 2080s in a worst-case scenario, a study found.
6 hrs ago | The Post-Standard
Rick Timbs, executive director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium, believes New York's claim to be "Open for Business'' will ring hollow if state aid cuts persist.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
A group of politicians and residents in border areas along New Jersey and New York are banning together to urge the formation of a bi-state committee that would work to address flooding issues along the Mahwah River and other waterways that border the two states.
12 hrs ago | NJ.com
The federal Sandy relief money is intended to rebuild our ravaged towns, and the lives of people left homeless by the storm.
On Saturday, Vito Lopez, a New York state lawmaker accused of repeatedly molesting his female aides and making sexual comments about a 14-year old intern, announced he will resign from office on Monday.
Clyde Beach has hashed out a plan to move his Front Street smoke shop, Jamaica Junction Gift and Smoke, to somewhere a bit more friendly.
Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation speaks during a news conference as New York Gov.
Gov. Martin O'Malley finished last among a field of 2016 Democratic Presidential hopefuls, according to a poll released by New England College .
A group of Vestal residents presented 2,500 petition signatures to the Governor's office Friday.
After New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan told a radio interviewer that he has talked directly with Governor Andrew Cuomo about the latter's standing in the Church, a spokesman for the archdiocese said that the cardinal had no intention of suggesting that Cuomo is not a Catholic in good standing.
Democratic New York City Assemblyman Vito Lopez says he will resign amid a sexual harassment scandal and run for New York City council.
Brooklyn: To Voicer Kevin Howard: Watergate may have started as a "third-rate" burglary, but the ensuing coverup was much worse than the crime.
The race for Brooklyn District Attorney is becoming a bit of a slugfest. First, there was word that longtime Democratic incumbent Charles Hynes' office was getting a reality show right in the middle of the race.
Howard Zemsky wears many hats. He is a local developer... who also serves as co-chair of the group steering the " Billion-2-Buffalo "... while also serving as chairman of the NFTA.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has been pushing to get the legislature to pass a constitutional amendment expanding non-Indian casino gambling this year.