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Rep. Nita Lowey

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Report: Tarrytown In No Rush On Zoning Changes For New Tappan Zee Bridge

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.

03/13/2013

Rep. Nita Lowey (file/credit: lowey.house.gov)

Rep. Lowey Warns Of Loss Of Jobs, Medical Research Due To Sequester

Lowey said NIH grants to Westchester and Rockland total $96 million over three years.

03/12/2013

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.

12/14/2012

Officials attend the "record of decision" signing for the New Tappan Zee Bridge with the approach to the current bridge's main span in the background - South Nyack - Sept. 25, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Feds Sign Off On Environmental Review Of New Tappan Zee Bridge

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.

09/25/2012

The Olympic rings hang from Tower Bridge - Longon, England (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants Munich Victims Honored At London Olympics

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.

07/26/2012

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Sleepy Hollow, NY - Aug 31, 2008 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

President Obama Greenlights Speeding Up New Tappan Zee Bridge Project

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.

10/11/2011

Flooding along Albany Post Rd (Route 9A) in Buchanan, NY (credit: Facebook fan pic by Mark Angelides)

Northern Suburbs Continue To Clean Up After Hurricane Irene

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.

08/29/2011

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

NRC Chief, NY Congress Members Tour Indian Point Nuke Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”

05/10/2011

A fiery blasts rocks the south tower of the World Trade Center as the hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the building September 11, 2001. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

9/11 Survivors Wanting Benefits Must Be Checked Against Terror Watch List

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.

04/22/2011