Harvey Weisenberg

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Cites Agency Gains For Disabled In Veto

Cuomo said the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities keeps improving its processing, that the legislation largely duplicates what’s already happening and the issue should have been addressed in the budget.

11/24/2014

State Assemblyman Harvey Weisneberg (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg Set To Retire

Longtime New York State Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg (D-Long Beach) announced Monday that he will not run for reelection this fall.

04/28/2014

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N.Y. Assemblyman Suing AHRC Over Re-Hiring Of Disgraced Employee

A disgraced caregiver who was fired for abusing a disabled man may be back on the job, according to a leading advocate for the rights of disabled people.

10/01/2012

Harvey Weisenberg (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Assemblyman Filing Lawsuit Charging Abuse Of Disabled, Adult Son

New York Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg said the suit filed in Brooklyn federal court will name AHRC Nassau and Dwayne Edwards with abusing his adult son Ricky, who suffers from cerebral palsy, three years ago.

10/01/2012

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Cuomo Signs Under 17 Indoor Tanning Ban Legislation

Teens under age 17 in New York will be banned from indoor tanning under a new law intended to protect children from ultraviolet radiation and a higher risk of skin cancer.

07/16/2012

James O'Donnell (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: L.I. Man Charged With DWI After Seriously Injuring 2 In Crash

James O’Donnell, 47, was driving on Holbrook Road when he hit a Lincoln, injuring the 26-year-old driver and her passenger, police said.

05/23/2012

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LI Lawmaker Wants Expiration Dates On Sunscreen

Most people probably don’t know how long a bottle of sunscreen has been sitting on a store’s shelf, but it’s been for more than two years, the product will no longer protect your skin from sun burns and skin cancer.

06/05/2011

NY Senators Push To Toughen Texting-At-Wheel Law

The state’s Senate Republicans promised Tuesday to pass legislation that would allow police to stop and ticket motorists for texting while driving.

05/03/2011