April 2, 2010 RSS feed / Top Stories

Smith Subpoenaed On Aqueduct Racino Deal

State Senator Malcolm Smith and two other senators have been subpoenaed by the office of the state inspector general as part of the investigation into the awarding of a Racino contract at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park to a politically connected g More...

Census Response Low

Mayor Michael R. More...

Congress Cracks Down On Black Market Tobacco

The House today passed legislation that will give states and localities a major boost in cigarette tax revenue by giving law enforcement new tools to crack down on smugglers of tobacco and to curb illicit tobacco sales over the Internet. More...

Unemployment Claims Drop For Fifth Week

Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week as the recovering economy moves closer to generating more jobs, government officials of the have reported. More...

New NYS ‘Empire Gold’ License Plates Available

Commissioner David J. Swarts of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles announced that the new “Empire Gold” license plates are now available. More...

Smith Hires Defense Attorney

News Says He Profited From Yet Another Charter

Investigators and the media are taking an ever-closer look at the dealings of New York State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm Smith even as the beleaguered legislator has hired a top Albany criminal defense attorney to represent his interests. More...

Meeks Helps Family Gain FDA Approval

Congressman Gregory W. More...

Man Shot Outside Far Rockaway Party

An unidentified Far Rockaway man was shot once in the thigh after an altercation at a house party turned nasty, police sources say. More...

DEP Expands Water And Sewer Debt Programs

Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway recently announced the expansion of the Water Debt Assistance Program to assist homeowners at risk of foreclosure of past-due water and sewer debt. More...

Bloomberg, American Airlines To Bring More Visitors To NYC

Mayor Michael R. More...

LIPA Announces New Energy Saving Programs

With its on going commitment to energy efficiency and as the weather begins to get warmer, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is encouraging its customers to take advantage of some smart savings with rebates on two-speed and variable-speed pool More...

DMV Joins Empirestat Program

Commissioner David J. Swarts of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Chair of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) today announced that the agency is part of Gover nor David A. More...

Ford Debunks Popular Car Myths

They’ve been around awhile – a snippet of advice here, an old adage there. They’re the guidelines that are supposed to help keep cars running in top condition. More...


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