Tag archive for ‘New York’
By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Landlord dies in early morning blaze, residents displaced

NEW YORK (AP) - Officials say an early morning house fire in New York killed a Queens landlord and displaced nearly a dozen of his tenants and family members. The New York City Fire Department says 68-year-old Mohinvei More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Demolition of building underway at western NY nuke site

WEST VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) - A building that has been central to the decades-long cleanup of a western New York nuclear site is being demolished. Crews this month began tearing down the vitrification facility at the More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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New Drinking Water Council to set standards in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's new Drinking Water Council will hold its first meeting on Long Island to consider setting maximum levels of several contaminants not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency. More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Trump insists Mnuchin didn’t take $25K private flight

President Trump said he “didn’t think” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a government jet from New York to Washington, DC, even though federal investigators are investing the flight that cost More...

By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar

LAS VEGAS (AP) - When Luis Ramirez finally reached his mother after the powerful Mexico earthquake, he learned her home was so badly damaged that it had to be demolished. He considered getting on a plane from New More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Corn maze marks 100 anniversary of women voting in New York

SCOTTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York farm is marking the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the state in distinctly fall fashion, with a corn maze in the shape of Susan B. Anthony. Stokoe Farms' owner More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Western NY man pleads guilty to possessing explosive device

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A 47-year-old western New York man who accidentally blew off part of his left leg with a home-made bomb has pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a destructive device. Michael O'Neill of More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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New York high schooler who punched principal avoids jail

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City high schooler who punched his principal, leaving the administrator with two black eyes, will avoid jail time so long as he stays out of trouble for three years. The New York Post More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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GOP bill to roll back ObamaCare comes at high price for 31 states

WASHINGTON — Initial government estimates for the latest bill to unravel ObamaCare show that 31 states will suffer substantial health care funding losses, with New York among the states hardest hit at a 44 More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Pennsylvania woman admits western NY credit union thefts

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $180,000 from the upstate New York credit union that she managed for 20 years. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo says 57-year-old More...