| Mar 3, 2010
| 4:34 PM
State ethics panel finds he lied about free World Series tickets he received from the Yankees....
| Apr 26, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Though they sometimes pull apart, politics and mythology have always been yoked -- especially in New York, which serves as the latest example of the Law of Pegasus. For those unlucky enough to have missed a classical education (or not......
| May 11, 2010
| 3:53 AM
They plan to fight. According to Newsday, New York's state employee unions vowed a legal challenge to Governor David Paterson's furlough plan.
The Public Employees Federation plan to ask a federal judge for a temporary restraining order to prevent the...
| May 12, 2010
| 8:36 AM
Long Island exotic dancers gathered Wednesday in a rally to strut their support for a stripper pole tax.
Prompted by the prospect of school budget cuts, owners of a gentleman's club and dancers hoped the new tax -- a voluntary surcharge added to a club's...
| May 17, 2010
| 1:34 PM
The budget crisis in Albany has threatened to shutter more than 55 parks and historic sites across New York State.
According to reports, officials at the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation say the agency on Monday will being shutting...
| May 23, 2010
| 7:38 AM
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo declared his candidacy for governor Saturday, delivering an impassioned call for political reform and pledging to make the notoriously dysfunctional state government more accountable to its citizens.
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:55 AM
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
| Jun 19, 2010
| 12:58 PM
New York may soon top the nation as the state with the highest cigarette taxes, if a preliminary deal between Governor David A. Paterson and lawmakers is approved.
The new tax would boost the price of cigarettes by $1.60 across the state, raising the tax...
| Jun 26, 2010
| 1:19 PM
On the heels of the new tax on tobacco, Governor David A. Paterson is reviving a plan to bring more money to the state by allowing grocery stores to sell wine.
Deemed less controversial than taxing soda or tobacco, this latest addition to the emergency...
| Jun 29, 2010
| 7:37 AM
Another Manhattan hospital is closing its doors, this time in Harlem.
It has been just over two months since St. Vincent's Hospital closed up in Greenwich Village, and now North General Hospital is following suit.
On Monday, Governor David Paterson...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 3:59 PM
Governor David Paterson declared a disaster health plan Thursday because of the rise in swine flu cases.
The executive order means that far more health care professionals - including dentists - will be permitted to administer vaccines with only brief...
| Nov 7, 2009
The USS New York -- built with 7.5 tons of World Trade Center steel -- became an official part of the navy fleet Saturday. Crew members were dispatched to their first watch, accompanied by loud cheering, canons firing capped off with a flyover by navy...