New York


Regional Briefs – June 17, 2018

Amish Boy, 7, Critically Injured in Buggy Crash LISBON, N.Y. – A 7-year-old Amish boy was critically injured Wednesday night when a pickup truck crashed into his buggy on an…

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Regional Briefs – June 14, 2018

No Water Pressure Shuts District’s Schools for Day JAMESBURG, N.J. – A valve malfunction that resulted in low or no water pressure in the entire borough of Jamesburg Wednesday forced…

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NY Senate Bill Toughens Holocaust Ed Mandate

Toughening the state mandate for Holocaust studies, the state Senate on Tuesday passed a measure that requires the education department to review how school districts are complying with the law.…

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NYC Bill to Require Smoke Alarms in Every Home

A lawmaker whose Midwood district has suffered two deadly fires in the past three years introduced a bill in the city council on Thursday to require every home have a…

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Regional Briefs – June 6, 2018

Westchester Signs Law Raising Smoking Age to 21 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Westchester County Executive George Latimer on Wednesday signed legislation raising the age to buy tobacco and vaping products…

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NY Is Best City in US; Honolulu and Omaha Top Small Cities

Drumroll, please: In a just-released ranking of the best cities in America, the decisive winner is the love-it-or-hate-it, 20-million-strong metropolis of New York. That’s according to Resonance Consultancy, a 10-year-old…

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Regional Briefs – May 30, 2018

Escaped Boa Constrictor Found Under Owner’s Sink BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – It was a happy ending to a frightening few hours. An owner who reported his 6-foot-long boa constrictor on the…

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3 Charged in Statewide Phone Extortion Ring

New York authorities have charged three men with extorting money from dozens of people across the state by falsely claiming to have kidnapped their relatives and threatening to harm them…

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