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The New York State Capitol - Albany, NY - Mar 16, 2008 - Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

Think Tank Says NY Pension Costs Could Explode

A think tank projects that taxpayer-funded contributions to the pension systems for NY’s public employees could balloon by billions over the next five years.

12/07/2010

Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Ice Pick Robbery Suspect Awaits Extradition From NJ

A person of interest in New York City’s so-called ice pick robberies is awaiting an extradition hearing in New Jersey.

12/07/2010

Via Vanti - Mount Kisco, NY - File / Photo: Via Vanti via Facebook

Stories From Main Street: Mount Kisco, NY

In the season of giving, here is a sweet story about gelato, dogs, and a worthy cause.

12/06/2010

Rim of a Nissan vehicle - File / Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

Long Island Auto Part Theft Ringleader Sentenced

They called him the leader of the Rim Reapers.

12/01/2010

Charcoal Grill - File / Photo: AP

Inside BBQ Sends Six To Hospital

Six Sleepy Hollow residents ended up in the emergency room Sunday night after someone in a home brought a lit charcoal grill into the house to barbecue.

11/29/2010

A woman uses a slot machine - File / Photo: Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images

Catskills Region Moves Step Closer To Getting Casino

There was a roll of the dice up in the Catskills on Monday night as the State of New York tried to fashion a new casino deal for the blighted region. Many are betting on it.

11/22/2010

Cigarette butts in an ashtray - File / Photo: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images

Poor Marks For CT, NJ In Smoking Prevention

New York, on the other hand, was ranked in the top half on the list.

11/18/2010

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20 Charlie Brown’s Steakhouses Closed For Good

Some steak lovers will have to look elsewhere for their beef.

11/16/2010

Pie at Me-Oh-My Pie Shop and Café

Stories From Main Street: Red Hook, NY

This is a story that goes from the opera stage in Europe to apple pie in Dutchess County.

11/15/2010

56 Hamilton Terrace - New York, NY - File / Photos: Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Harlem Real Estate Agent’s Passion For Fashion

Real estate broker Lana Turner will tell you she does not own a pair of “dungarees.” In September, to attract more potential buyers, she said, “I thought ‘Well, why not bring my vintage clothes in?’.”

11/08/2010

Sen. Craig Johnson and Jack Martins - File / Photos: Friends of Craig Johnson, Martins for Senate

Three Races Undecided On Long Island

Some of the Long Island candidates admitted they expected their races to be close.

11/04/2010

Common Ground Dove - File / Photo via Wikipedia

Rare ‘Common Ground Dove’ Spotted In New York

Bird-watchers on Long Island are all atwitter at the sighting of a common ground dove, normally not seen north of South Carolina.

11/03/2010

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Cuomo Or Paladino: NYers Vote For New Governor

The long, often nasty campaign to pick New York’s next governor in a time of fiscal and ethical crises ends Tuesday.

11/02/2010

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.

10/26/2010

Carl Paladino participates in a debate in the New York Governor's race at Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY - Oct 18, 2010 - Photo: Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images

Carl Paladino Bashes Governor’s Debate Format

The Republican candidate says Monday’s debate had a “terrible format” and he wants a better chance to grill front-runner Andrew Cuomo.

10/19/2010

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