Posts Tagged ‘Governor Andrew Cuomo’

Series of Storms Hitting New York Region Leaves Power Outages, Uninhabitable Homes

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The series of storms hitting the New York region this past weekend left destruction in its wake, causing at least one fatality and wreaking havoc on trees and residents’ power. Approximately 20,000 people lost power in the northern part of the state, reported WABC, while New York City and Long Island reported fewer outages, most [&hellip
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Run, Hillary, Run: A funny thing happened on the way to Cuomo’s 2016 presidential bid

Written by NYPress Staff on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Our Town

chartock By Alan S. Shartock Meanwhile, something else is going on. An interesting group of people is encouraging the immensely popular Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president, despite her having said she’s done with politics. There is her successor as United States senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, for example. I know Gillibrand, and I can tell you [&hellip
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The Movement’s Next Move?: Occupy Wall Street’s window for real change is closing

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Rogers headshot By Josh Rogers An Occupy Wall Street group invited me last week to a Facebook page outlining all of the financial corruption issues the media was ignoring. The first post I saw involved portable toilets at one of their encampments. Now surely a grassroots movement with protests in many countries has plenty of logistical worries, [&hellip
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The Fracking Future

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For the sidebar, please click here. By staff with additional reporting by Jon Lentz of City Hall From pols to celebs, hundreds attend Tribeca hearing on controversial drilling process “Ban Fracking Now” was the rallying cry for about a dozen downstate lawmakers before a Nov. 30 hearing in Manhattan on the drilling procedure, though a [&hellip
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Chin Calls on Cuomo to Protect Seniors

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City Council Honors World AIDS Day Speaker Christine C. Quinn, along with City Council Members Rosie Mendez, Jimmy Van Bramer and Daniel Dromm, commemorated World AIDS Day last Thursday, Dec. 1. It was 30 years ago, in 1981, that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first recognized HIV/AIDS. In honor of World AIDS [&hellip
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