Elsewhere: Clinton, McMillan, Mubarak

The ban on smoking on beaches and parks will be enforced by the very thing that got people into smoking in the first place: peer pressure.

Hillary Clinton will be back in NYC next week to talk Af-Pak.

Kirsten Gillibrand has bought home in Rensselaer County.

They are having fun at Chris Lee’s expense in Western NY.

The list of people not running for Lee’s seat is growing.

Tom DiNapoli weighed in on juvenile justice reform.

Mayor Bloomberg’s history of gaffes.

The EPA will study hydrofracking.

Rangel issues a warning: “We have only to look to the streets in Egypt to see what can happen when people are frustrated with their state of joblessness.”

The party is too damn conservative.

The Eric County G.O.P. chair says that Chris Lee could have probably weathered the storm.

Michelle Cottle notes that Lee was the first politician to resign merely for having the intention of cheating on his wife.

Pamela Geller had an apocalyptic take on events in Egypt.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has decided to run for reelection in 2014.

Want to own a Staten Island Ferry?

Rare archaeological vessels were found near Fifth Street.  

The Brennan Center released a report on Albany ethics.