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Limited Iranian Nuclear Deal Announced

By Victoria and Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) – Prominent Iranian-Americans praised the Iranian nuclear deal as a significant first step in what they hope will be

by · November 24, 2013 · Business, Uncategorized, World News

Warning for those traveling this week

 The National Weather Service is predicting a pre-Thanksgiving nor’easter to hit Long Island. The storm is set to begin sometime Tuesday and extend into Wednesday.   (Reuters) – Thanksgiving travel may be snarled by a wintry storm system heading for […]

by · November 24, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

High Bridge reopens Summer, 2014

High Bridge is scheduled to reopen Summer, 2014. Written by Nilka Martell Completed in 1848, it is the oldest standing bridge in New York. It is the only

by · November 24, 2013 · Features, Local News, Uncategorized

Car Plunges into Freezing Pond Five Young Children Hurt

By Todd Melby MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Five young children were seriously injured after the car they were riding in veered off a rain-slicked highway ramp and slid into a near-freezing pond in the Minneapolis area on Thursday morning, officials said.

by · November 21, 2013 · Domestic News

Skakel Walks For Now

By Richard Weizel STAMFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) – Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who spent 11 years in prison for the 1975 murder of a teenage neighbor in Greenwich, Connecticut, walked free on Thursday after a judge granted him

by · November 21, 2013 · Domestic News

BABY HOPE ACCUSED KILLER PLEADS NOT GUILTY

By Curtis Skinner NEW YORK (Reuters) – The accused killer of a small girl dubbed “Baby Hope” whose death was a mystery for more than two decades pleaded not guilty to her murder on Thursday. The child’s body was found […]

by · November 21, 2013 · Local News

An Evening at The Huntington Library

Mike Gupta, Rich Vitacco, Angel Hernandez & Tom Vasti

by · November 21, 2013 · Local News

Pelham Bay Merchants Association’s 1st Annual Winter Wonderland

by · November 20, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News

HOPE – Homeless Outreach Population Estimate

On January 27, 2014, the Department of Homeless Services will conduct its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE). It is a unique opportunity to volunteer and participate in an extraordinary citywide effort.

by · November 20, 2013 · Local News

MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS LEGISLATION TO FORTIFY AND STRENGTHEN BUILDING STANDARDS

Remarks by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws “The next six bills before me today are a product of the Building Resiliency Task Force, an expert panel convened after Hurricane Sandy to outline steps to […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Local News

Congress Runs Out Of Time Can’t Pass Trade Bill

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration’s hopes of securing “fast-track” trade negotiating authority from Congress this year look certain to be dashed given the limited time left on the congressional calendar, the No. 2 House Democrat said […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

Philippines, U.S. Embassy Manila Life Saving Supplies Reaching Disaster Area

U.S. Embassy Manila @usembassymanila Hygiene kits/water containers in distribution area. Life-saving supplies for disaster-affected families #USGReliefpic.twitter.com/k4MmiWqzS3 Nov 17

by · November 19, 2013 · Bulletin Board, World News

$110 million in Typhoon damaged crop losses in the Pilippines

MILAN (Reuters) – The typhoon that hit the Philippines has resulted in crop losses worth $110 million and an overall damage to the agriculture sector of more than twice that figure, preliminary estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) […]

by · November 19, 2013 · World News

Storm Flooded streets Sardinia

San Gavino, Monreale Sardinia

by · November 19, 2013 · Photos, World News

Storms cause major flooding in Sardinian countryside

  Torpe, Sardinia flooding devastates Sardinian countryside.

by · November 19, 2013 · Photos, World News