Regional

Report: 1,650-Mile Trail Network Could Connect 3 States

A civic planning organization is proposing a trail network connecting New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The Regional Plan Association has released a report proposing connecting 1,650 miles of biking,…

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Cuomo: Police Can’t Question Immigration Status

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order prohibiting state agencies or state officers from inquiring about or sharing a person’s immigration status. The new rule bars state…

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Regional Briefs – September 14, 2017

State Museum Opens Exhibit On History of Erie Canal ALBANY – The New York State Museum is commemorating the bicentennial of the start of the construction of the Erie Canal…

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NYPD Releases Bodycam Video of Fatal Shooting

The New York Police Department released bodycam footage on Thursday of a chaotic scene in which officers shot and killed a man with a knife and a fake gun, the…

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Newark Regaining Control of Its Schools

Newark, the largest city in New Jersey, is regaining control of its public schools after 22 years of state oversight. The New Jersey Board of Education voted Wednesday to return…

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De Blasio Wins Democratic Primary for NYC Mayor

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday handily defeated a little-known field of challengers to win the sparsely attended Democratic mayoral primary as he continued his quest for a second term…

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Columbus Statue Vandalized, Hands Painted Red

A statue of Christopher Columbus in Central Park was found vandalized early Tuesday with the famed explorer’s hands painted red. Graffiti on the base of the Manhattan statue in Columbus…

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Regional Briefs – September 12, 2017

New York’s Oldest Resident Passes Away POUGHKEEPSIE – Rhinebeck resident Vera Van Wagner, believed to be the oldest New Yorker, died on Friday at the age of 113, the Albany…

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