The rate of premature births in New York State has continued its trend of decline, according to state heath officials.
Health officials say the number of new AIDS cases in New York City declined by 25 percent in 2011, a possible outcome of improved medical care.
Mayor Langford said he did not get all he wanted from the state in terms of concessions, and still held out the possibility of suing to block the plan.
Lawmakers passed key aspects of an Atlantic City rescue plan proposed last summer by the governor to help the struggling resort deal with withering competition from casinos in neighboring states.
Figures to be released Monday afternoon by the state Casino Control Commission are expected to show the nation’s second-largest gambling market has lost nearly a third of its business since the end of 2006.