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Editorial Roundup: New York

Oct. 20, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

Jamestown Post-Journal. October 20, 2021. Editorial: ESPRI Funding May Have Ended, But Local Fight Against Poverty Has Not The Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative did a lot of good in the Jamestown area, and the seeds the state money allowed...

Today in History

Oct. 17, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2021. There are 75 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 17, 1777, British forces under Gen. John Burgoyne surrendered to American troops in...

Today in History

Oct. 16, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2021. There are 76 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 16, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown led a raid on the U.S. arsenal at Harpers...

#MeToo, 4 years in: ‘I’d like to think now, we are believed’

Oct. 15, 2021 03:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — To Charlotte Bennett, the new book that arrived at her Manhattan apartment this week — Anita Hill’s “Believing” — was more than just a look at gender violence. It was a dispatch from a fellow member of a very specific sisterhood — women who...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Oct. 13, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

Advance Media New York. October 10, 2021. Editorial: Choose healing over division. Remove Syracuse’s Columbus statue The people and ideas a community celebrates in its public spaces reflect our values, our aspirations and our times. Our times...

Rail link to LaGuardia Airport put on hold after criticism

Oct. 12, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A $2 billion project to build a rail link connecting New York City to LaGuardia Airport was officially put on hold Tuesday, after weeks of criticism from public officials and a lawsuit from neighborhood and environmental groups. In a news release, the...

Hochul could face rising Democrats in New York governor race

Oct. 01, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After being vaulted into office two months ago, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is preparing to run for the job in her own right next year. But as she works to sculpt her reputation in the wake of Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, a cohort of fellow Democrats is...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Sep. 29, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

Advance Media New York. September 28, 2021. Editorial: Rep. Sherwood Boehlert: a legislator with big ideas and a bigger heart The death of former Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, R-Utica, last week at age 84 is an occasion to celebrate the spirit of centrism,...

NY attorney general blasts Cuomo's criticism of her report

Sep. 29, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday dismissed former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's repeated complaints that the sexual harassment investigation that led to his resignation was tainted by politics, saying the Democrat has “never taken responsibility for his own...

Hochul taps new NY health chief to replace embattled Zucker

Sep. 29, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett will become the top health official in the state as it seeks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday. Bassett will replace outgoing state Health Commissioner...