Posts Tagged ‘Charles Schumer’

Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NeighborhoodChatter Council Speaker Responds to the Supreme Court Ruling on Obama’s Health Care Bill The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act 5-4 last Thursday. The decision will reportedly insure up to 30 million Americans who are currently uninsured. Council Speaker Christine Quinn expressed her happiness with the ruling in a statement released [&hellip
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Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses “Trailblazing” Queens Senator

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is endorsing State Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky in her re-election bid today, calling the longtime Queens senator a “trailblazer,” according to a Stavisky campaign release obtained by City and State. Stavisky has “consistently fought to protect women’s health and safety,” Gillibrand is quoted as saying in the release. “She has worked [&hellip
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Hold Onto Your iPhone

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

Schumer and Kelly Look to Create Cell Phone Database to Crackdown on Rampant Thefts In our crime watch section, cell phone thefts are a common occurrence and are becoming an increasing strain on the NYPD. Last year, say police, almost 42 percent of property thefts involved a cell phone. And the fact that cell phones, [&hellip
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Bringing the Upper West Side to Albany

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Schneiderman, Cuomo hold first joint appearance By Dan Rivoli and Allen Houston While Republicans made a political comeback around the country, New York State Democrats fared relatively well. Andrew Cuomo is now Governor-elect, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand trounced their GOP opponents and Tom DiNapoli held on to the State Comptroller seat
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Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

In the wake of the fatal air disaster over the Hudson River, where a tourist helicopter and a private plane collided, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced plans to boost safety over the area. The federal agency proposed dividing the airspace between aircraft flying over the river from those taking off from local heliports or [&hellip
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