For the president, this was the fourth trip of his presidency to a community still grieving from a mass shooting.
While Mayor Bloomberg said it is right for President Obama to console the grieving in Newtown, on the assault weapons ban he says it’s time for the president to stand up and lead.
The president had planned to travel to Maine on Wednesday for an event promoting his positions in “fiscal cliff” negotiations, but the White House canceled that trip because of the shooting.
The three-mile pipeline would run from the Atlantic Ocean beneath Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay to Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field.
Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.
Residents who want a chance to attend must register online by December 13. The drawing will then be held on December 14, so winners of the lottery can have more than a month to make arrangements to travel to Washington, D.C.
From Manhattan to Queens, hospitals remained closed Wednesday night while smaller facilities are being forced to pick up the slack. A lack of space at the city’s medical facilities is leaving no room for error.
President Barack Obama will travel to New York on Thursday to view recovery efforts from the massive East Coast storm Sandy, the White House said Friday.
The declaration means the federal government can send aid to state and local governments and makes federal funding available to affected individuals.
“We’re looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,” said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Lack said she knew she’d get in trouble for her actions, but said she lived through World War II and it made her angry seeing anyone portray the President as a Nazi.
As the clock ticks closer to the end of the year, Sen. Schumer said he’s confident a deal will be reached.
With two days to go until the next Presidential debate Hofstra University is buzzing. The school’s basketball arena is being transformed into a debate hall, where locals will get to question the Presidential candidates.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is on the stump, campaigning for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney in the key battleground state of Ohio for a few days.
Gov. Christie, who delivered the keynote address at the Republican National Convention, said Romney’s experience as governor of Massachusetts gives him an advantage.