New York


Regional Briefs – September 25, 2017

Seal With Amputated Flipper Heads to Niagara Falls Aquarium BRIGANTINE, N.J. – A harbor seal whose rear flipper had to be amputated after being struck by a boat has recovered…

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New Drinking Water Council to Set Standards in New York

New York’s new Drinking Water Council will hold its first meeting on Long Island to consider setting maximum levels of several contaminants not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency. Gov.…

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Regional Briefs – September 18, 2017

Fiscal Group Gives NY State An ‘F’ for Budget Practices ALBANY – New York state’s financial practices get a red “F” in a new 50-state report from a fiscal watchdog…

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Regional Briefs – September 17, 2017

24-foot Wooden Sculpture Unveiled in Historic Village LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. – A 24-foot-long canoe sculpture depicting a scene from the Colonial America era was unveiled Thursday in the upstate village…

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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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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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