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NY panel lists plastic bag options, makes no recommendation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A state panel created to study how to reduce the environmental impact of disposable plastic grocery bags has released a report, but makes no recommendation. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo created the task force last year after the Legislature blocked New York City from imposing a n

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-16 18:53:09

Attempt to buy $6,000 in handbags at Saks lead to arrest

GREENWICH - Two men from Flushing, Queens, N.Y., were accused of trying to purchase $6,000 in handbags from Saks on Thursday afternoon with a bogus charge card, according to police. Youhan Tang, 28, of Parson Blvd., and Hewei Lin, 24, of 158th Street, were apprehended at the store on Greenwich Avenu

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-01-15 19:41:51

How an HIV diagnosis inspired one woman to create a lifeline for her community

It was hard enough discovering that her husband had been diagnosed with AIDS, and that she herself had tested HIV-positive. But what really sent Susan Rodriguez reeling, those dark days in 1995, was learning that her 3/ -year-old daughter, Christina, also harbored the virus. "I knew nothing about AI

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-15 22:08:51

FDNY hero reunites with woman he saved in 2002 when she was a child — and now she’s a firefighter

Nearly 16 years after Bravest Stephen McNally saved a little girl from a raging Bronx inferno, she returned as a fellow firefighter to thank him. "I have something for you," Anissa Cruz, 21, told McNally as she walked into their emotional Monday night reunion at Engine Company 75/Ladder Company 33

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 05:10:52

The burden of proof: The City Council's does oversight

Far be it for a newspaper committed to rooting out government waste and misdeeds to judge harshly new City Council Speaker Corey Johnson's decision to supercharge a sleepy investigations committee by beefing up its staff and expanding subpoena power. And give Johnson credit for tapping as chair sh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:30:00

Inmate collapses, dies at Hudson jail

A 41-year-old Bayonne man convicted of a theft charge died at Hudson County jail yesterday, the same day jail official said another inmate attempted to hang herself. Dominick J. Ramunni, 41, collapsed inside a housing unit at the Kearny jail at about 4:50 p.m. Sunday and was pronounced dead at 5:33

NJ.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Hunts Point Market workers vote to authorize a strike

Workers and drivers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx could go on strike as early as Wednesday after voting to authorize a strike last weekend. Workers say they were offered a 30 cent raise, which they rejected. There hasn't been a strike at the market in three decades The market says d

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-16 00:05:18

Cop Injured When NYPD Patrol Car Is Rear-Ended in Bronx

26 Submit a Complaint Published at 10:30 PM EST on Jan 15, 2018 | Updated at 12:57 AM EST on Jan 16, 2018 An NYPD patrol car was totaled in a crash that injured an officer and landed a person in handcuffs, authorities say. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018) An NYPD patrol car was totaled in a cras

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-16 03:30:25

Mud flies at solid waste board meeting

The Lake Clear transfer station, operated by the Franklin County Solid Waste Authority. (Enterprise photo - Bill Chaisson) MALONE - A meeting of the Franklin County Solid Waste Authority board heard members' concerns about conflicts of interest on the board, and Director George Eades defended the


Early ice makes for a happy New Year

Welcome to 2018. The extremely cold weather that ended last year and began this one has been good news for ice anglers throughout the region. Several lakes and ponds, including some of the bigger ones like Schroon Lake and Lake George offered fishing opportunities a little earlier than usual. That's


Property Transfers: Franklin County

Here's a list of land transactions in Franklin County from Aug. 14 to 18, 2017. The buyer, the seller, the community where the property is located and the sale price (listed in that order) were culled from documents at the Franklin County Clerk's office: To Michael H. Skropka and Holly M. Skropka f


Mayor announces bid for re-election

Rabideau posted a video to his Facebook page to make the announcement, touting the village's achievements since his first election in 2010: sidewalk repair, increasing the size of the village, welcoming new biotech business, and promotional programs such as the Saranac Lake 6er program, the Walk of


Wallace's 90-year-old touchdown feat for Saranac Lake finally told by state record book

SARANAC LAKE - On Oct. 6, 2001, Gouverneur High School senior Brian Leonard rumbled through the Cornwall High School defense for eight touchdowns in a 52-30 nonleague football victory at Dietz Stadium in Kingston. The next day, news reports proclaimed Leonard's feat a state-tying record, an accompli


Long Lakers raise $2,000 for High Peaks Hospice

To the editor: Temperatures were a record-breaking 7 degrees when the fourth annual "Feeling Long Lakey" Polar Plunge took place at the Long Lake Town Beach on Dec. 31. The plunge was a charity event organized by Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department to benefit High Peaks Hospice and raised an


Nora J. "Jeanie" Aldridge, 71, of Gouverneur

GOUVERNEUR- Nora J. "Jeanie" Aldridge, age 71, of Gouverneur, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Gouverneur Hospital. Calling hours will be on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur. Her funeral service will be on Friday, January 19th at 10:00a

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-15 01:15:00

Patricia M. Sullivan, 86, of Star Lake

STAR LAKE - Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia M. Sullivan, 86, a resident of Star Lake, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at St. Hubert's Catholic Church, Oswegatchie Trail, Star Lake. Burial will be at St. Hubert's Catholic Cemetery in the Spring. The fa

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-15 18:32:00

Police & Fire: Police investigating theft of pizza from shop in Battle Creek

Subscribed, but don't have a login? PIZZA TAKEN: A woman stole a pizza, Battle Creek police reported. The larceny was reported at 7:41 p.m. Thursday at Little Caesars Pizza at 805 Capital Ave. N.E. An employee of the store said a woman with long brown hair and driving a silver Chevrolet TrailBlazer

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 18:12:38

Man accused in sword attack arraigned in jail because of "unusual condition"

Anthony Whitlock was arraigned Tuesday in the Calhoun County Jail, due to "unusual circumstances" court officials said. (WWMT/Brittany Gray) Arraigned in the Calhoun County Jail rather than a courtroom because of his "uncooperative" behavior, Battle Creek resident Anthony Whitlock, accused of attac

WWMT - 2018-01-16 13:48:53

Communities Across the U.S. Celebrate the Second Annual National Day of Racial Healing With Concerts, Proclamations and Programs

Battle Creek, MI - On Jan. 16, communities across the country will celebrate the National Day of Racial Healing (#NDORH) with events and activities as distinct as their participants. High school students, recording artists, civic leaders, teachers, librarians, college students and more will come tog

STYLEMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-01-16 19:37:00

Gas station manager accused of cheating lottery customers enters plea

A gas station manager accused of scratching lottery tickets to find winners for himself has entered a plea to a lessor charges. Devinder Ghotra, 42, of Battle Creek, pleaded guilty Tuesday to larceny under $200 and was fined $775 by Calhoun County District Court Judge Samuel Durham. Ghotra had been

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-01-16 17:38:10