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The 11 Best Museum Exhibits In NYC This Summer

As a New Yorker, you already know the city is home to some of the most prestigious museums in the world. Here are our top 11 picks for the best exhibits happening in and throughout NYC this summer.

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The Nanuet-Highview Community Park - Nanuet, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Sean Adams / WCBS 880

Days Numbered For Rockland Playground

To a starry-eyed child, the castle at the Nanuet-Highview Community Park in Nanuet must look like an enchanted wonderland.


Andrew Cuomo, left, and Carl Paladino

N.Y. Gov. Candidates Say Transparency An Important Issue

Carl Paladino issued a rare bold strike at the closed-door negotiations between the governor and Senate and Assembly leaders that are at the heart of Albany’s dysfunction and power politics.


Andrew Cuomo, left, and Carl Paladino

Paladino’s Hometown Paper Endorses Cuomo

Republican Carl Paladino’s hometown Buffalo News on Sunday endorsed his rival in the New York governor’s race, declaring “there is no choice” but Andrew Cuomo.


New York Gov. David Paterson

Activists: Reinstate Top N.Y. Environmental Official

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmentalists are calling on New York’s governor to reinstate the state environmental commissioner, who was fired Thursday after he criticized budget cuts. Pete Grannis says he was booted as commissioner of […]


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Cuomo, Paladino Vow To Clean Up Albany

At a time when New York state government’s ethical lapses are ridiculed nationwide, the major candidates for governor have proposals to take on long-growing concerns.


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Prosecutors Bring Up N.Y. Man’s Prison Slashing In Trial

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a New York man accused of killing a 3-year-old child in eastern Pennsylvania want his criminal record, including a prison slashing, kept out of upcoming trial. Northampton County prosecutors […]


Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Ewing, NJ - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie: No Immediate Decision On Tunnel’s Future

Speaking after a campaign rally in Mount Laurel with Republican congressional candidate Jon Runyan, Christie said any decision he comes to will be made with the state’s taxpayers in mind.


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Christie To Weigh Tunnel Decision Through Weekend

Gov. Christie will take at least the weekend to decide whether to continue the biggest public works project under way in America: a new rail tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York City.


The high cost of food and struggling economy are causing the Food Bank for Westchester struggle to meet the high demand for food for struggling families.

Westchester Food Pantries Struggling To Meet Rising Demand

The cost of food, couple with a tough economy, is driving more people to seek help from local food pantries, not just in the city but even in the affluent suburbs.


NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (credit: CBS 2)

DiNapoli Rejects $7.5B N.Y. Tech Contract As ‘Waste’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli on Thursday rejected a $7.5 billion state contract and is launching an investigation into the agency that agreed to it. Auditors said the state Office […]


Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, running for New York State Governor, speaks during the gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University October 18, 2010 in Hempstead, New York. (Photo by Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images)

Charismatic Gov. Candidate McMillan Has NY Buzzing

Jimmy McMillan pretty much stole the show during Monday night’s gubernatorial debate, repeatedly claiming that the “rent is too damn high,” but there are questions about the charismatic candidate’s past.


Speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver speaks to members of the media in the State Capitol March 12, 2008 in Albany, New York. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Koch To Fellow Dems: Dump Assembly Speaker Silver

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch says his fellow Democrats should dump one of their leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.


Paladino (L), Cuomo (R) (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Paladino Says ‘Yes’ To Debate

As of Wednesday afternoon, Democrat Andrew Cuomo had yet to respond.