New York lawmakers consider bill to automatically seal old criminal records
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — People in New York who have old criminal records could have them automatically sealed as long as they remain out of trouble for a certain number of years under a bill lawmakers debated Friday. The “clean slate” legislation would automatically seal most recent convictions —...
Belmont Park to resume live racing after air quality improves
Live racing will resume at Belmont Park on Friday following significant improvement in air quality conditions in the state, the New York Racing Association announced. Both Belmont and Saratoga reopened for training Friday morning, and the 11-card race will start at 12:50 p.m ET. The NYRA said in a statement that it will actively monitor air quality conditions and forecasts to ensure the environment remains safe for racing participants and fans ahead of the Belmont Stakes (7:05 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports app) on Saturday.
New York lawmakers pass 'historic' bill to consider reparations for slavery
Lawmakers in the state passed a bill Thursday that would establish a commission to study the impact of slavery and reparations for Black residents.
New York Republicans slam Trump indictment as ‘witch hunt’
New York state Republicans slammed former president Donald Trump’s seven-count federal indictment as yet another Democratic “witch hunt” intended to sway the 2024 election, while Democrats lauded the move as belated justice. “The Biden Department of Justice’s decision to selectively target a former President and the likely opposition candidate in 2024 is the latest example of Democrats weaponizing our justice system and attempting to influence an election,” Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) said on Friday. “[Democrats] know they cannot win elections based on policy or merit, so they’ve turned to selective prosecution to keep their party in power.” Trump, 76, announced on Thursday evening...
Who backed George Santos's $500,000 jail bond? He's still fighting to keep it secret
The public will have to wait at least a little longer to learn who backed the half million dollar bond that got Rep. George Santos out of jail. Santos's attorney filed an appeal Friday arguing that if the people who co-signed the $500,000 bond are identified it could put them at risk of "attacks and harassment."
New York Just Appointed the First Openly Trans Male Judge in U.S. History
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has ushered in a major milestone for transgender people, appointing the first openly trans man to serve as a judge in U.S. history. Seth Marnin, one of 15 appointees the governor’s office announced Wednesday, currently serves at Columbia University as the Director of Training & Education, Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action. But if he is officially confirmed by the heavily Democratic state senate, Marnin will become a judge of the New York Court of Claims, which handles litigation against the state and its related entities. Marnin’s confirmation will mark the first time an out trans man has held any judge’s office in the U.S.
New York lawmakers weigh clean fuel standard as legislative session ends
June 9 (Reuters) - New York lawmakers are considering legislation on Friday that would create the first market for low-carbon fuels on the U.S. East Coast in order to help the state reach its decarbonization goals.
Governor Hochul Updates New Yorkers on Statewide Air Quality Issues and Provides Guidance for Safe Weekend Activities
Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the ongoing statewide response to air quality issues caused by wildfires in Eastern Canada. Forecasts show the New York City metropolitan area, Long Island and Western New York regions will be experiencing air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, while Central New York, the Lower Hudson Valley, Upper Hudson Valley and Eastern Lake Ontario regions are experiencing moderate air quality.
Top Takeaways as Donald Trump Makes More History: 'It All Could Have Been Avoided'
In yet another historic turn of events, former President Donald Trump finds himself making headlines once again. As he faces indictment by a New York grand jury, it becomes clear that the course of history could have been altered had certain choices been made differently. In this article, we explore the key takeaways from this development, reflecting on the consequences, missed opportunities, and lessons to be learned from this chapter in American politics.
6 Wildfires Scorch New York State As Wildfire Burns In Canada
Firefighters have battled at least six wildfires in New York State. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter. The New York State...
Which invasive species are threatening New York and what can you do?
NEW YORK (WETM) – This weekend marks the end of the NYS DEC’s Invasive Species Awareness Week, but the state and environmental experts have tips on how you can help the constant fight against invasive wildlife. New York State is home to dozens of invasive species. These include...
Cryptomining leads to higher overall electric bills in area
Years ago, when Bitcoin's blockchain was much shorter, mining cryptocurrency could be done on a mobile phone. Those days seem quaint now, as mining tokens has now become so energy-intensive that it can actually push local electricity prices up due to increased demand. This was the finding of a recent...
Belmont Park resumes live racing after air quality improves ahead of Belmont Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) — Live racing resumed at Belmont Park on Friday following significant improvement in air quality conditions in the state, the New York Racing Association announced. Both Belmont and Saratoga reopened for training Friday morning, and the 11-card race began at 12:50 p.m. The NYRA said in...
Dr. Anthony Cuomo Named President of the New York State Dental Association
The New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) has sworn in Dr. Anthony Cuomo, doctor of dental surgery (DDS), as the 143rd president of the organization, effective June 1. Previously, Dr. Cuomo served on NYSDA’s governmental affairs committee as a liaison to the association’s board of trustees as well as chairperson on the strategic planning committee.
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