After Fatal Putnam Crash, Assemblyman Wants Review Of Parkway Exit And Entrance RampsJust after 3:30 a.m. Sunday, an SUV driving south on the northbound side of the Taconic State Parkway in Carmel, in Putnam County, struck and killed a motorcyclist, Jeffrey Divine, 22, police said.
Glitch Leads To Erroneous Report Of Westchester Assembly WinnerThere was a discrepancy between unofficial results that were called in and the actual numbers being uploaded from voting machine memory cards.
Westchester, State Officials Work To Prevent Truck Accidents At OverpassesThe latest incident involving a truck hitting a parkway overpass has officials taking another look at how to stop this from happening again, WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported.
Parents Complain Common Core Curriculum Assignments Are Too ChallengingThere's growing criticism about what's being taught in New York State public schools under the controversial new Common Core curriculum.
Tractor-Trailer Hits Overpass On Hutch; Lawmaker Calls For Better Safety MeasuresThe incident is believed to be the first since 'Low Bridge - No Truck' warnings were painted on the roadway surface, reigniting the debate over whether more needs to be done to keep trucks off of parkways.
S&P Downgrades NY Thruway, Warns Of Higher TollsStandard & Poor's said it has reduced its outlook on bonds to finance the state Thruway Authority to negative from stable. The ratings agency also said "aggressive'' toll increases may be needed.