New York Will Consider Nonlethal Ways to Reduce Swan Population – New York Times

New York TimesA proposal to eradicate mute swans in New York State by killing them met such a backlash that New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Friday that…

Little-known NY law bans bottomless booze brunch – New York Post

Little-known NY law bans bottomless booze brunchNew York PostA little-known New York State law prohibits “selling, serving, delivering or offering to patrons an unlimited number of drinks during any set…

New York Bill Upsets Some Parents – MyFox Philadelphia

New York Bill Upsets Some ParentsMyFox PhiladelphiaA new bill in New York would require parents of elementary school children to attend a minimum of four parent support classes. If parents…

New York Rethinks Solitary Confinement – New York Times

New York TimesThe New York State prison system has for years been among the nation’s worst when it comes to the overuse of solitary confinement. At any given time about…

New York State to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement – New York Times

New York State to Limit Use of Solitary ConfinementNew York TimesNew York State has agreed to sweeping changes that would curtail the widespread use of solitary confinement to punish prison…

Federal Agency and New York State Are in Accord Over $8 Billion Medicaid … – New York Times

New York TimesThe Obama administration has agreed “in principle” to grant an $8 billion Medicaid adjustment for New York State that could help stabilize some hospitals in Brooklyn and would…

A year after SAFE Act, is New York safer? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYALBANY, N.Y. — Of the 552 laws approved by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2013, none shifted the state’s discourse more dramatically than the first one he signed.…

Snowstorm closes NYC schools, cancels flights, Cuomo orders highways closed – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe snowstorm stranded passengers after more than 700 flights were canceled at the three New York City-area airports. More than 350 flights were canceled at Newark Airport,…

Man finds $1M lottery ticket while raking leaves – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsChristie M Farriella/for New York Daily News. Winner Marvin Rosales-Martinez of Hicksville, L.I., (2nd from r.) with New York State Lottery representatives Gretchen Dizer, John Schnurr and…

New York Today: Car Pileups – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)While the air is flurry-free and people can see, they may be less careful, said Bo Duffy, a spokesman for the New York State Department of Transportation.…

Snow and Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area – NBC New York

NBC New YorkWarmer air is expected overnight along with a gradual changeover to rain, particularly in New York City, northeastern New Jersey and on Long Island. Areas further inland are…

Snow and Freezing Rain Expected Sunday into Monday – NBC New York

NBC New YorkA winter weather advisory is in effect for most counties north and west of New York City Sunday, with a couple of inches of snow possible throughout the…

Making The Rounds With President Obama In New York, On Friday, August 23rd

President Obama is in New York State on his college affordability tour – I’m not with him, but thanks to constant White House updates, it feels that way. During this…

New York Gov. Andrew Quomo Signs Stronger Gun Law

Not waiting for President Obama to act, New York Governor Andrew Quomo has signed a stronger state-wide gun law into action. The new legislation will fortify New York State’s existing…

President Obama Meets Gov. Christy In New Jersey After Hurrricane Sandy

President Barack Obama landed in New Jersey to survey the extensive damage caused to the entire state by Hurricane Sandy. It’s estimated that 60 percent of New Jersey is without…

SF Chronicle Unethical: Has Appearance Of Being On Take For Millions In Chevron Ecuador

The San Francisco Chronicle has the appearance of operating in a way that’s purely unethical. First, they work to eliminate the one person who blogged on Chevron’s side in the…