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.
As the investigation continues into Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy’s campaign finances, one lawmaker is already calling for Levy to step down.
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.
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.
He’s the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the massive federal sting last July.
Vega faces several extortion and bribery counts for allegedly accepting $30,000 from a government witness who posed as a corrupt developer.
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’s murderous rampage inside a Connecticut beer distributor on Tuesday sent people scurrying for cover. Many called 911. The recordings were released Wednesday.