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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Campaign Raises $3.4 Million In 6 Months; Still Far Behind Cuomo

The campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced Monday that it has raised $3.4 million in the past six months, but Astorino remained significantly behind Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo.

07/14/2014

Barbara Buono, Chris Christie (credit: Buono For Governor/Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Buono, Christie Hurl Barbs In Final Gubernatorial Debate

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic opponent Barbara Buono exchanged heated jabs Tuesday, in a debate that also saw multiple interruptions by spectators.

10/15/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Big Lhota Donor, Home Depot Founder Ken Langone, Convinced De Blasio Will Be Next Mayor

Joe Lhota shrugged off the billionaire businessman and philanthropist’s assessment of the race and says he still has “an opportunity to win.”

10/09/2013

Lauren Worsham and Daniel Reichard (credit: Carol Rosegg/New York City Opera)

New York City Opera Warns Season Could Be Halted Without Funding

The New York City Opera company said this weekend that it will have to suspend its season unless it raises $7 million by the end of the month.

09/08/2013

Carol D'Auria

1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria Taking To Food Truck For Alzheimer’s Research

A special chef will be staffing a food truck on Long Island Friday, all in an effort to raise funds for Alzheimer’s awareness and research.

07/05/2013

Girl selling pot holders to help Sandy victims. (credit: CBS 2)

Girl, 4, Raising Funds For Sandy Victims By Making, Selling Pot Holders

Makenna Switzer of Sayreville said the project started with two orders and has since grown to 180 orders.

05/08/2013

Nikola Tesla (credit: teslasciencecenter.org)

Former Long Island Laboratory Used By Inventor Nikola Tesla Purchased By Preservation Group

Jane Alcorn is president of the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe on Long Island. Her group officially bought the Tesla lab and property last week for $850,000.

05/07/2013

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Organizers To Launch Kickstarter In Hopes Of Saving Mermaid Parade

Organizers want to stage a Coney Island Mermaid Parade this year, but they have warned it will not happen if they can’t raise the needed funds.

05/05/2013

Mary Sherlach, 56 (credit: Facebook)

Sandy Hook Victim’s Widower Dedicates Himself To Mental Health Fundraising

The widower of the school psychologist who was among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dedicated himself to raising money for agencies that provide mental health services to young people.

02/10/2013

Crews tackle piles of debris as clean-up continues where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Graybeards Group Collects Over $100,000 For Sandy Victims In Rockaways

Every one of them has been hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, but a group of men in the Rockaways has managed to raise a lot of money to help neighbors who need it even more.

11/18/2012

Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

09/18/2012

Romney Accepts Party Nomination At The Republican National Convention

Biased Media Criticizes Romney’s Top Fundraisers

As the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.

08/31/2012

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President Obama Leaves New York City After Fundraising Events

Obama raised $3 million with the help of the players, who included NBA-great Michael Jordan and former Knicks Walt Frazier and Bill Bradley. NBA Commissioner David Stern also was there.

08/22/2012

Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

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