He was hardly a household name, and he owed his authority to the votes of a few thousand people on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. But for more than two decades, Sheldon Silver was one of the most powerful people in New York politics.
Malaysia Chronicle, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 07:29 PM
People in the Northeast by the thousands left work early as the region started to shut down in the face of a snows... . Pedestrians make their way through snow in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.
KTRE-TV Lufkin, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 04:25 AM
Two people were killed after a shooting in a Home Depot store in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood on Sunday afternoon in what appears to be a murder-suicide, two New York Police Department spokesmen said. One male individual, who preliminary NYPD investigations suggest was the shooter, was declared dead at the scene, Detective James Duffy said.
Canadian HR Reporter, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 08:46 AM
A huge snowstorm slammed into northeastern U.S. late Monday, shutting down public transport, canceling thousands of flights and leaving roads and streets deserted as snow blanketed an area that's home to tens of millions of people. Authorities ordered drivers off the streets in New York and other cities like Boston in the face of a storm that forecasters warned could reach historic proportions, dumping up to three feet of snow in some areas.
The China Post, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 02:49 PM
Scandal-scarred Sheldon Silver is being pushed out as the New York State Assembly Speaker after a 20-year Albany reign. Following a tense five hour meeting that ended Monday night, members of the 105-member Democratic conferences recommended that Silver resign in light of the shocking federal criminal charges filed against him by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
New York Post, Tue, Jan 27 2015 @ 01:00 AM
The program, which is scheduled to start in January 2015, is part of the hotel's current expansion plans: "We are currently looking at another property to add to our hospitality portfolio. The idea is to give people an ability to become a part of Hotel 32 32 family through their membership," explains Mark Shemel, CEO and Principal at Think Properties.
AndhraNews, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 01:15 AM
Health officials say New York City's infant mortality rate in 2013 reached the lowest it has ever been in city history though racial disparities persist. Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett says falling infant mortality rates are good but babies born to poor mothers are still more likely to die in their first year.
MyFoxNY, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 09:57 PM
It is easy to see why Brooklyn's displaced millennials are moving to Ridgewood, Queens , a neighborhood along the border with Bushwick, Brooklyn . The apartments are cheaper and charming, transportation is good, and you can find world-class cuisine if you know where to look.
MyFoxNY, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 08:13 PM