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New York Towns Consider Seceding To Pennsylvania

Well, they do have prettier license plates. Most secession movements in New York state are fueled by the cultural differences between the big city and less crowded upstate areas closer in spirit to New England or the Midwest: Consider that Buffalo is closer to Cleveland than Manhattan. Town of Conklin Supervisor Jim Finch said he […]

Carl Paladino, whose racist and sex-themed emails was an issue in his 2010 campaign, is threatening to take action against colleagues who’ve called him racist. Paladino (R-Tea Party) sent an email Wednesday threatening to “take all appropriate legal or other action at my disposal to do so” against all four women, who are black, according […]

It’s not a good time to be in the newspaper business. Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman is exploring a sale of the tabloid and has retained the firm Lazard to assist in the process. In a Thursday email to staff, Zuckerman said he hadn’t been considering an imminent sale of the paper, which he acquired […]

If you don’t get what you want, you just leave, even if you happen to be a town. Fifteen towns in upstate New York have expressed interest in secession after the state banned fracking, according to an interest group researching the economic benefits of such a move. The Upstate New York Towns Association said 15 […]

Thankfully, no one was hurt. Firefighters got the flames under control at the “Bridge Over Troubled Water” singer’s multi-million-dollar pad at 1:27 p.m., Fire Department sources said. It was not clear if the 73-year-old Queens native, who shot to superstardom as one half of the clap-happy singing duo with partner Paul Simon, was home at […]

Up to 30 inches of snow with winds up to 65 miles per hour is being predicted. “Like” us on Facebook  Now read this:Al Roker: This Season’s Extreme Weather Is Because Of Climate Change (Feb 25, 2015) Couple Gets Hotel Room For Homeless Pair; Hotel Kicks Them Out (Feb 18, 2015) Weiner Loses On Twitter […]

Powerful New York State legislator Sheldon Silver was taken into federal custody Thursday. The New York Times reported: Details of the specific charges to be brought against Mr. Silver were unclear on Wednesday night, but one of the people with knowledge of the matter said they stemmed from payments that Mr. Silver received from a […]

Andrew Cuomo wants to raise the minimum wage to $11.50 in New York City, and $10.50  in the rest of the state. The proposal is something of a reversal for Cuomo, who less than a year ago was opposed to allowing municipalities across the state to set different minimum wages. Having several different minimum wages […]

Mario Cuomo wasn’t your everyday Democrat. …no matter the problems he found in Albany, Mr. Cuomo burst beyond the state’s boundaries to personify the liberal wing of his national party and become a source of unending fascination and, ultimately, frustration for Democrats, whose leaders twice pressed him to run for president, in 1988 and 1992, […]

When 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two New York police officers, it was apparently Bill de Blasio, Al Sharpton and Eric Holder’s fault, according to many Conservatives. On Instagram, Brinsley wrote along with an image of a pistol, “I’m Putting Wings On Pigs Today. They Take 1 Of Ours … Let’s Take 2 of […]

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