Rep. Nita Lowey
Congress has until Friday to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security or it will shut down.
Construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge will likely require some zoning changes in Tarrytown, but officials say they will not rush to pass them.
Lowey said NIH grants to Westchester and Rockland total $96 million over three years.
Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.
The federal government has signed off on the environmental review of the plan for the Tappan Zee Bridge, even though some details, including funding, are still fuzzy.
Some members of Congress, including several from New York, want the International Olympic Committee to honor the Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed at the Munich games in 1972.
The White House says New York desperately needs a new bridge. President Barack Obama issued an executive order Tuesday clearing the way for a long-awaited Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.
From Westchester County to Dutchess County and beyond, New York City’s northern suburbs are still cleaning up from the torrential rains of Hurricane Irene.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”
First responder John Feal, who was injured at ground zero, said it’s like a slap in the face — a letter going out to 9/11 survivors, warning them about a provision in the Zadroga bill.