Tag: Manhattan

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2016 Guide

Fifty million TV viewers typically watch the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from home, but the experience pales in comparison to watching the floats, entertainers and celebrity performers live, curbside in Manhattan.

Calls for Ethics Reform Get Louder on Long Island

Advocates and citizens frustrated with the avalanche of corruption scandals on Long Island and statewide are rallying and organizing other grassroots efforts aimed at pressuring lawmakers into being more ethical and transparent. Local good government groups picketed this week outside the Long Island office of New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Smithtown), urging him to allow passage of ethics reforms for Albany lawmakers before the legislative session ends June 16. And a New York City-based nonprofit this week announced that it’s suing LI municipalities that fail to turn over financial documents in a statewide citizen-led transparency initiative recently started in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

West Babylon Slaying Suspect Nabbed

A Manhattan man was arrested Sunday for allegedly killing a 32-year-old Brooklyn man in West Babylon nearly eight years ago, Suffolk County police said. Daniel...

Skelos Corruption Trial: Jury Convicts Senator And Son

The senator, who will be expelled from office, is scheduled to be sentenced in March, but will appeal the verdict.

Skelos Corruption Trial Expected to Begin Tuesday

Jury selection began Monday, but ironically only a few potential jurors knew their state representatives.

Long Island Primary 2015 Voters’ Guide

Registered Democratic and Republican voters across Long Island will head to the polls Thursday, Sept. 10 to choose the candidates they want to see on the ballots on Election Day

‘Project Lives’: Inside the Misunderstood World of New York City’s Public...

More than 200 residents living in New York City’s housing projects were given Kodak disposable cameras and sent out to document their day-to-day lives.

Dean Skelos Indicted on New Corruption Allegations

The senator and his son allegedly extorted $100,000 from a company that lobbied the lawmaker.

John Flanagan Replaces Dean Skelos as NY Senate Majority Leader

The change in leadership comes a week after Skelos was arrested on federal corruption charges.
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