The senator is taking issue with the EPA’s interpretation of a 2011 law. He says Congress didn’t intend for hydrants to be included in the new reduced-lead drinking water standards.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) joined an advocacy group Sunday to call for new regulations to protect children from toxic toys.
A non-profit organization has opened a charity store on Staten Island that will spend the season providing gifts to Superstorm Sandy victims.
More potential competitors for upstate New York casino licenses are emerging despite an increasingly crowded Northeast market.
The 1974 manuscript penned by The Boss sold for $197,000 at Sotheby’s. The pre-sale estimate was $70,000 to $100,000.
Noise, increased traffic and pollution are the biggest concerns expressed over the expansion plan. The proposal also includes installing a tram to connect the airport to the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station.
A few hundred workers dropped their spatulas and picked up picket signs outside the McDonald’s on Broadway and 51st Street, chanting “We can’t survive on $7.25.”
Another high-rise has broken ground in downtown Jersey City. The 38-story building will feature 311 luxury rental units overlooking the Manhattan skyline.
Stop & Shop Supermarkets, United Water and Citizens Campaign for the Environment joined forces urging people not to flush their old prescriptions down the toilet to get rid of them.
You can design your own package depending on what’s important to you, such as free checked bags, priority boarding, no change fees, free Wi-Fi or extra frequent-flyer miles.
A public hearing on the proposal will be held Dec. 10.
Toys have been getting more high-tech lately, and even Barbie is getting in on the action.
Cyber Monday came in like a lion, and predators have been out trying to scam the throng of shoppers.
The National Retail Federation says a record 141 million shopped over the holiday weekend, up from 139 million people last year, but total spending was down nearly three percent from last year.
The Diakou family decided to donate the 85-foot Norwegian Spruce to the Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston after it was cut down.