In the last legislative session, as you might recall, if you could stay awake for it, Governor Mario Cuomo introduced something seemingly everyone should have been in favor of: the Women's Equality Act (WEA), a ten-point-plan to strengthen women's rights in the state. The omnibus bill, which was ult ... More >>
The Long Island Rail Road is notorious for several reasons: constant delays; late-night battle royales; and, apparently, a shit ton of fraudulent pension claims. You might remember this: last October, eleven people connected to the LIRR were arrested as part of a widespread "fraud scheme." Whil ... More >>
By John A. Eterno and Eli B. Silverman The NYPD, its acolytes, and assorted politicians' 15 year unyielding boasting and bellowing of the City's "miraculous crime drop" has constantly filled the air waves and newspaper print. However, since January of this year we notice reports of increas ... More >>
Photo courtesy The Old FieldOld Field Vineyard is worth visiting for the grounds alone In honor of the upcoming Labor Day weekend, we devote our top 10 list this week to food-centric day trips. Our list contains a lot of good eating, most accessible by train or bus, all within range for low- ... More >>
By John A. Eterno and Eli B. Silverman The Village Voice has offered the world a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the New York City Police Department. Graham Rayman's expose of the 81st Precinct revealed that Police Officer Adrian Schoolcraft secretly recorded "in-house" conversations ... More >>
...or rather, blow away, in the next election. Ladies and gentlemen, the 'No' votes...
Some time ago we looked at some of the member items state senators requested in Albany. Impressive, but petty cash compared to what they spend in D.C. A group called Washington Watch -- yeah, they're libertarians (i.e. wingnuts with weed), but we'll take our thrills where we can get them -- has a ... More >>
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