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New York raises statewide smoking age to 21...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York is the latest state to raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 in an effort to discourage teens from getting hooked.The change was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and will take effect in 120 days. It applies to tradi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 20:25 UTC
Con Ed president befuddled by cause of Manhattan blackout...
What it was exactly will have to be determined by engineers who have already begun investigating the substation’s failure, said Tim Cawley, president of the Con Edison subsidiary that runs the city’s electricity grid.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 23:15 UTC
Cause Of Massive Manhattan Blackout Under Investigation...
Con Ed and city officials are trying to figure out how this happened and how to prevent a night like this from happening again.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:37 UTC
Massive Power Outage Hits Manhattan After Report Of Possible Explosion, On 42nd Anniversary Of 1977 Blackout...
A massive power outage hit New York City's main island of Manhattan on Saturday afternoon, shutting down subways and causing chaos as traffic lights stopped working, according to a report by WABC TV News . Notably, the outage hit on the 42nd anniversa
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 01:12 UTC
Major power outage strikes Manhattan...
A large power outage has turned parts of the Upper West Side and Midtown Manhattan dark Saturday evening. The Con Ed outage map shows over 38,000 customers out of service.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 00:55 UTC
Cumulus Sells WABC New York To Red Apple Media...
Cumulus Media has announced the sale of Conservative Talk 770 WABC New York to Red Apple Media for $12.5 million. Red Apple Media is a subsidiary of billionaire John Catsimatidis' Red Apple Group which includes holdings in real estate, oil refineries,
By kynast on 2019-06-27 15:42 UTC
Pictures: Helicopter crashes on to roof of a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan sparking mass evacuation...
Smoke was seen billowing from the top of the 54-story building at 787 Seventh Avenue as police ordered the evacuation of several structures in the area early Monday afternoon.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-10 21:33 UTC
Video shows helicopter flying erratically moments before crash....
Video shows helicopter flying erratically moments before crash. The pilot was reportedly only person on board and was killed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-10 19:24 UTC
LIVE Coverage: Possible helicopter crash in midtown Manhattan...
Reports of a small helicopter crash in New York City.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-10 18:20 UTC
Helicopter crashes into building in New York City...
A helicopter crashed on 7th avenue in New York on Monday afternoon, authorities confirmed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-10 18:13 UTC
New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo does not believe legislation legalizing recreational marijuana in New York will pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this month, he said Monday. Cuomo, a Democrat, supports legalization but said he doesn't t
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-05 16:46 UTC
New York state on path to become first in nation to ban cat declawing...
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The bill, which would subject veterinarians to $1,000 fines for performing the operation, now heads to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-05 16:45 UTC
St. Patrick's Cathedral gasoline suspect had booked one-way ticket to Rome...
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The New Jersey man who was busted by police after he walked in Midtown's St. Patrick's Cathedral with gasoline and lighter fluid purchased a one-way plane ticket to Rome that was scheduled to take off Thursday night, law enforcement sources told T
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-18 14:49 UTC
Police arrest man attempting to enter NY cathedral carrying two cans of gas, lighter fluid and lighters...
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A man who police believe may have been emotionally disturbed was arrested Wednesday night when trying to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City with gas, lighter fluid and lighters, according to WNBC-TV . The suspect was identified as 37-year-
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-18 14:47 UTC
Body presumed to be missing tourist reportedly 'eaten by fishes'...
The body presumed to be the Westchester man who went missing with his girlfriend in the Dominican Republic was "eaten by fishes," according to a local report. Two bodies which police say appear to have similar characteristics to Orlando Moore and
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 15:17 UTC
FDNY firefighter among Americans killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan...
A New York City firefighter was one of four Americans killed Monday when a bomb went off in Afghanistan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-09 12:23 UTC
New York vows to keep trying after Orwellian facial recognition program fails...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's driver recognition pilot program has yielded perfect results: it works zero percent of the time. Congratulations would be in order, but despite this fantastic failure the state intends to continue building it's pri
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-08 23:08 UTC
Another airport drops Chick-fil-A after Democrats complain...
Repression of trade and free speech
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-31 20:15 UTC
Ex-IBM employees allege age discrimination, seek to take collective legal action...
Four laid-off IBM employees filed a lawsuit alleging that IBM, which has a site in Poughkeepsie, violated age discrimination laws.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-28 14:28 UTC
Rockland County, NY declares state of emergency over measles outbreak, will bar unvaccinated from public places...
Rockland County is declaring of state of emergency Tuesday over the ongoing measles outbreak and barring unvaccinated people from public places.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-26 17:19 UTC
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