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Another LIPA Executive, Trustee Announce Resignations

Another top Long Island Power Authority executive and a trustee announced their resignations Monday night in the wake of the company’s widely-criticized performance after Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.


Big East commissioner John Marinatto (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

John Marinatto Steps Down As Big East Commissioner; Was He Forced Out?

The Big East will soon be saying goodbye to Syracuse, Pittsburgh and West Virginia. And now they’ll be without John Marinatto as commissioner.


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Richard Kessel Announces Resignation From NY Power Authority Amid Investigation

Richard Kessel made the announcement Tuesday at a board of trustees meeting in White Plains. Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a statement thanking Kessel for his long service.


Steve Levy (Photo/Douglas Healey/AP FILE PHOTO)

Suffolk County Legislator Calls For County Exec To Step Down

As the investigation continues into Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy’s campaign finances, one lawmaker is already calling for Levy to step down.


The married Lee abruptly resigned after it turned out he had sent a shirtless photo of himself to a woman he met on Craigslist. (AP Photo/David Duprey, AP Photo/Gawker)

Fallen NY Congressman To Return Donor Funds

Fallen ex-congressman Chris Lee is telling campaign donors that he intends to refund all of their money after resigning in the wake of controversy.


Governor David Paterson (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Head Of NY Ethics Panel Resigns

Cherkasky was appointed by Gov. David Paterson in 2009. The agency later recommended $90,000 in civil penalties against Paterson for soliciting and accepting Yankees baseball tickets before belatedly paying for them.


Mariano Vega Jr. (credit: Jersey City Web Site)

Former NJ Council President Admits Corruption Guilt

He’s the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the massive federal sting last July.


Mariano Vega Jr. (credit: Jersey City Web Site)

NJ Councilman In Corruption Bust Due In Court

Vega faces several extortion and bribery counts for allegedly accepting $30,000 from a government witness who posed as a corrupt developer.


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West Point Lesbian Cadet Resigns Citing ‘Don’t Ask’

A lesbian cadet has asked to resign from West Point Military Academy saying she can no longer lie about her sexuality and was troubled by the anti-gay attitudes of some around her.


Omar Thornton

Chilling 911 Calls From Beer Co. Massacre Released

Omar Thornton’s murderous rampage inside a Connecticut beer distributor on Tuesday sent people scurrying for cover. Many called 911. The recordings were released Wednesday.

1010 WINS–08/05/2010