New York


Regional Briefs – April 19, 2018

Long Island School Requires Students Use Clear Backpacks EAST ROCKAWAY, N.Y. – An East Rockaway school is requiring students to use clear backpacks as part of new safety measures in…

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Regional Briefs – April 18, 2018

Train Conductor Suspended For Closing Door on de Blasio BROOKLYN – An MTA conductor was suspended after he was accused of closing a train door on Mayor Bill de Blasio…

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Open-Door Helicopter Lift Offs Banned From NYC

New York City on Wednesday officially banned open-door helicopter flights from taking off within the five boroughs after last month’s deadly helicopter crash. The Economic Development Corporation won’t, however, affect…

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Regional Briefs – April 16, 2018

Democratic State Lawmaker From Hudson Valley Dies ALBANY – An assemblyman who emigrated from Greece as a teenager and worked to revitalize struggling parts of the Hudson Valley died Sunday…

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Regional Briefs – April 15, 2018

103-year-old Shows Up for College Alumna Reunion NEW YORK – Florence Zimmerman showed up for a Hunter College reunion Saturday — at age 103, The Associated Press reported. The retired…

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Working Families Party Backs Nixon Over Cuomo

The progressive Working Families Party endorsed Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday, potentially giving Nixon a ballot line in the general election even if…

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Regional Briefs – April 12, 2018

Young Girl Mauled by Pit Bull on Long Island BELLPORT, N.Y. – A 7-year-old girl was seriously wounded when a pit bull attacked her Wednesday afternoon inside her home, Newsday…

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Regional Briefs – April 11, 2018

City Judge Arrested for Trying to Buy Shotgun ROCHESTER – A judge was arrested Tuesday for trying to buy a shotgun in violation of her probation for a drunk driving,…

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Regional Briefs – April 10, 2018

Lottery Tickets Worth Nearly $1B Sold 150 Miles Apart TRENTON – Two lottery prizes together worth almost a billion dollars and sold just 150 miles apart are still waiting to…

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