New York Legislature passes $212 billion budget

The state Legislature passed New York’s 2021-2022 budget late Wednesday night — as the Assembly gave the $212 billion spending plan its final approval. Passage in the lower chamber came about 20 hours after the state Senate passed the overdue plan at around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. “This year’s budget is far-reaching, addressing historic inequities & […]

Archbishop of York comes under fire

Archbishop of York comes under fire for ‘sending the wrong message’ by advertising for £90,000-a-year chief of staff Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell hiring a £90,000-a-year chief of staff  The new position will be based at Bishopthorpe Palace, just outside York  Has since been criticised for its competitive salary amid a time of financial crisis The […]

New York opens Office of Cannabis Management following legalization

More On: marijuana Joint task force: New NYPD orders allow weed smoking in public Just say no: Town of Hempstead rejects pot sales Teen accused of trying to break into prison  New Mexico Legislature gives go-ahead to legalize recreational marijuana There’s no smoke without bureaucracy. A state-run website for a new Office of Cannabis Management […]

New York poised to legalize recreational pot after state Senate vote

More On: marijuana legalization Two Long Island mayors will ‘opt out’ of legal marijuana Letters to the Editor — March 29, 2021 Details hammered out on New York’s marijuana bill What NY lawmakers forgot in their drive to legalize pot New York was poised on Tuesday to pass a bill legalizing recreational pot — with […]

New York City high schools reopen for in-person classes amid COVID

Welcome back! Thousands of New York City high school students return for in-person classes five days a week for the first time in four months Thousands of New York City high school students have returned to the classroom for in-person learning for the first time since last year  About 55,000 high schoolers resumed in-person classes […]

New York state trooper saves wounded bald eagle found on highway

Fox News Flash top headlines for March 17 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A New York state trooper teamed up with animal rescuers to save injured bald eagle on the side of an Orange County highway Tuesday. State police said Trooper Bryan Whalen put on his K-9 […]