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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland counties until 9 p.m. Friday.A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect until 11 p.m. for Westchester and Rockland, where narrow bands of heavy showers could produce rainfall rates from 1 to 3 inches per hour …
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland counties until 9 p.m. Friday.A Flash Flood Watch is also in effect until 11 p.m. for Westchester and Rockland, where narrow bands of heavy showers could produce rainfall rates from 1 to 3 inches per hour …
WASHINGTON, DC — August 18, 2017 — Bannon’s departure was agreed upon earlier this week with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckerbee Sanders said, “We are grateful for his service and wish him the best.”   The post White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon Departs Today appeared first on Yonkers Tribune…
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NEW YORK, NY — August 18, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement after co-sponsoring a resolution to censure President Trump for his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia: “President Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville was a disgrace to the office of the President. In equating the actions of counter protestors to those of ... Read More The post Engel, House Democrats Introduce Resolution to Censure President appeared fir…
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Alternatives Federal Credit Union released its biannual assessment of the living wage for Tompkins…
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ALBANY -- There will not be a grand bridge renaming ceremony next week, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo won’t be driving across the new bridge in the 1932 Packard owned by Franklin Delano Roosevelt that he recently had the state r…
Ever wonder who was behind the new Tappan Zee Bridge, hanging from the scaffolding or operating the crane? Not just another orange safety…
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Haverstraw police want to know why Hatzoloh ambulance did not report the drowning to…
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The MTA said the tile work is meant as a nod to the "Crossroads of the…
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The owner of an amusement park named Santa's Workshop is being sued by six women who claim he demanded sex in exchange for lower rents at his central New York…
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Five juveniles and two adults were arrested for a series of commercial burglaries and criminal mischiefs that occurred over a seven day period in Cattaraugus and Wyoming…
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Jon Stewart has kept pretty quiet in 2017, except for his state-mandated monthly visits to Late Show with Stephen Colbert and the occasional war of words with local shock jocks. But seeing as how he's gearing up for two HBO standup specials, it's no surprise he'd want to start making some unexpected standup appearances. [ more › ]…
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The Great American Eclipse is headed our way Monday, and though we're not getting the full experience like those lucky folk from Oregon to South Carolina, here in La Belle NYC the moon will cover 71 percent of the sun at the eclipse's peak. And that's not nothing! So what should New Yorkers expect on Monday? What time will the Demons of Darkness come down to eat men? How do we keep our eyes safe? And where can one get drunk in the middle of the day while watching the eclipse and screaming…
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This year's SummerSlam at the Barclays Center promises plenty of action in the ring, with matches like a fatal fourway for the WWE Universal title to a Kevin Owens/A.J. Styles brawl for the U.S. Title. But there's also going to be some action outside the ring, as a group of WWE fans are planning a weekend of rallies calling on the WWE to remove Donald Trump from the wrestling promotion's Hall of Fame. [ more › ]…
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GOSHEN, Ohio — As he prepared for his first day back to school — even posing for a photo on his front porch — there was no sign anything was wrong with 13-year-old Peyton West. But less than an hour later,  the 13-year-old passed away after being rushed to the hospital. WCPO reports that Peyton was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and needed three open-heart surgeries before his fifth birthday. His health took another turn in March, and he …
08.18 / 20:01
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Here we go again. After Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing yielded no jackpot winners, the prize climbed from $430 million to a gargantuan $535 million. The numbers drawn Wednesday were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64 and the Powerball was 4. The grand prize pool has been growing since June 10 — meaning there have been 19 straight drawings with no winner. The current jackpot would be the 8th largest U.S. lottery prize of all time. That includes jackpots from past Powerball…
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NEW YORK — Transit officials have decided to alter subway station tiles that have a cross-like design similar to that of the Confederate flag. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is modifying the tiles at the 40th Street entrance to the Times Square subway stop to avoid any confusion about their meaning, MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz said in a statement. “These are not confederate flags” Ortiz said. The red, white and blue tiles installed decades ago are “based on g…
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MANHATTAN — Lines are wrapped all throughout the store at B&H Photo Video in New York City Friday afternoon — as people hoping to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse try to snag a pair of coveted eclipse glasses. To safely view the epic solar eclipse that will cut a dramatic shadow across the United States on Monday, Aug. 21, you’ll need a special pair of ultra-dark sunglasses. Without glasses, the sun’s rays could cause permanent damage to your [&#…
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The state Department of Transportation will bring 21st century technology to its exhibit at the New York State…
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