As SUNY Downstate Medical Center reels from recent management changes and layoffs, area pols are demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo help the hospital.
Today, a group of Brooklyn electeds sent a letter to Cuomo asking for immediate assistance so that critical services and medical training could conti ... More >>
Part 2 in a series. Part 1 can be read here.
Blind GuildCare client Rachel Gonzalez hoped things would blow over after their final concert, and that at the very least, music therapist Debbie Moran would be back for a St. Patrick's Day sing-a-long. After all the, Guild had told her in December tha ... More >>
Earlier this year, Judge Francis Ricigliano showed sympathy for ailing 47 year-old Diane McCloud, who was serving 15-months in jail for petit larceny. He suspended her sentence in order for her to get on a heart transplant waiting list. The Daily News reports that McCloud appeared in front of ... More >>
Last week the Congressional fight over America's debt ceiling became a full-blown hostage situation, with Republicans demanding, in exchange for what has been during previous Administrations a pro-forma procedure, major budget concessions from Democrats -- and getting them.
At this writing, there s ... More >>
Sometimes it's really tough to figure out what's news in New York. Everywhere in America, and on every national cable channel, it's Tea Party talk all the time.
Carl Paladino runs for governor as if he's a Tea Partier and knocks off the ballot the only candidate to actually file petition ... More >>
In a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, President Obama has a 51 percent approval rating, and the same respondents disapprove of his handling of the economy (53 percent), the deficit (56 percent), and health care (53 percent).
They approve of the way he handles terrorism (56 percent), and p ... More >>
Cockpit tape from Buffalo plane crash.
Plane horror this morning outside Buffalo. A Continental commuter plane from Newark smashed into a house, killing one person inside and all 49 on plane, according to reports.
Additional info: One of the victims was a 9/11 widow. See earlier links.
Now, th ... More >>
Soon-to-be Senator Kirsten Gillibrand attended a lunch in midtown on Sunday afternoon with new Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Senator Charles Schumer and Governor David Paterson, after which the celebrated hunting advocate was left to face reporters alone without so much as a squirt gun. But s ... More >>