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  1. Vito Lopez, Ex-Lawmaker Felled By Harassment Charges, Dies

    Vito Lopez, Ex-Lawmaker Felled By Harassment Charges, Dies

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Former Assemblyman Vito Lopez of Brooklyn, once an influential politician who was later brought down by sexual harassment accusations, died Monday night at age 74, according to a report in nystateofpolitics.com. Lopez, who had suffered from cancer, was first elected to the Assembly in 1985 and became chairman of the Housing Committee, nystateofpolitics reported. He ...

  2. Lt. Gov. Hochul Touts Advances In Ethics Reform

    Lt. Gov. Hochul Touts Advances In Ethics Reform

    Despite continuing scandals, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul says that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made progress in government ethics reforms, according to a report in nystateofpolitics.com. Among the advances Hochul cited were new rules requiring greater disclosure of outside legal clients and sources of income, nystateofpolitics reported.Hochul noted that many of the reforms were implemented despite ...

  3. Westchester Company Is Fined $700K For Charity Scam

    Westchester Company Is Fined $700K For Charity Scam

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has reached a settlement with Thrift Land USA of Yonkers Inc., a for-profit company that operates more than 1,100 clothing donation bins placed in shopping center parking lots, gas stations and other locations throughout the New York metropolitan area. The settlement resolves allegations that Thrift Land used a ...

  4. Tarrytown's THANN Sanctuary Spa Benefits Yorktown's Support Connection

    Tarrytown's THANN Sanctuary Spa Benefits Yorktown's Support Connection

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- THANN Sanctuary Spa in Tarrytown went pink by hosting a breast cancer awareness charity event that benefited Yorktown-based Support Connection, a breast and ovarian cancer support organization, this week. Attendees were able to receive VIP treatment; Taittinger Champagne, mini-facials and spa treatments, educational seminars and hors d’oeuvres while supporting this ...

  5. New Yorkers Say Common Core Standards Worsen, Poll Finds

    New Yorkers Say Common Core Standards Worsen, Poll Finds

    New York voters responding to a Siena College poll think Common Core test standards have gotten worse, according to a blog report in lodhud.com.Statewide, 40 percent of voters say the standards have harmed schools, while 21 percent think otherwise, lohud reported.Poll respondents in the New York City suburbs and upstate accounted for the strongest displeasure with Common Core, according ...

  6. Lakeland Copper Beech Students Collect 51 Blood Donations

    Lakeland Copper Beech Students Collect 51 Blood Donations

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School held another successful blood drive last week as students collected 51 donations. This included 10 donations of double red cells. Student volunteers under the direction of sixth-grade teacher Michelle Reuter helped organize the drive, serving as assistants to those donating as well as providing music to entertain ...

  7. Tisch Says She Won't Seek New Term As State Regents Chancellor

    Tisch Says She Won't Seek New Term As State Regents Chancellor

    Merryl Tisch, chancellor of the state Board of Regents, will not seek a new term when her current one expires in March, according to a report in PoliticoNewYork.com.Tisch, who has served on the board since 1996, has drawn criticism over her role in implementing Common Core standards as well as changes in teacher evaluation, PoliticoNewYork reported.Tisch announced her decision Monday ...

  8. New Yorkers Support Raising Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour, Poll Finds

    New Yorkers Support Raising Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour, Poll Finds

    New York state voters, by a margin of 62-35 percent, support raising the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next several years, according to a recent Quinnipiac University poll. There is strong support from every party, gender, age and regional group except Republicans, who oppose the idea 65-32 percent, and upstate voters, who are divided with 50 percent in favor and 47 ...

  9. Yorktown Class Teaches Youths About Mental Health First Aid

    Yorktown Class Teaches Youths About Mental Health First Aid

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A youth mental health first aid course is being offered Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Soundview Preparatory School in Yorktown Heights. The class is sponsored by the Putnam Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services' Project Aware and the Alliance for Safe Kids. The class will teach a five-step action plan to offer initial help to young people ...

  10. Yorktown High School Boasts Two Siemens Semifinalists

    Yorktown High School Boasts Two Siemens Semifinalists

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown High School students James WoMa and Andrew Amini, members of the Science Research Program, were recently recognized by the National Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology for their multiyear research projects. The students were two of only seven recognized in Westchester County. The only other high school with two semifinalists was Pelham. There ...

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