10 a.m. Sen. Hillary Clinton attends a HELP Committee Hearing into 9/11 health effects in Washington, D.C.
11:30 a.m. The state’s Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions will hold a public hearing on cable franchise agreements at the State Education Building, 80 Washington Avenue, in Albany.
12:30 p.m. Noeleen Heyzer, executive director Read More
5:30 a.m. Buses will be departing from the Staten Island Mall, the Brooklyn Museum and the Jamaica LIRR stop to reach Washington, D.C. by 11 a.m. to participate in the Climate Crisis Action Day rally. Some members of Congress will speak with constituents about global warming.
9:30 a.m. Sen. Hillary Clinton attends an Armed Services Read More
Attendees at a raucous event organized by Irish advocates of immigration reform in Washington DC yesterday were treated to the unusual sight of Senator Charles Schumer leading a chant closely identified with the Irish Republican Army.
“Tiocfaidh Ar La!” Mr. Schumer bellowed several times from the stage at the Washington Court Hotel, his right hand Read More
You know something’s wrong when a work of art appeals solely on a prurient basis.
In Body Collage (1967), a performance captured on 16-millimeter film, the artist Carolee Schneeman smears a milky liquid over her naked body and proceeds to roll around in a pile of torn paper scattered on the floor of an industrial Read More
“We face a real challenge on health care that we must confront head on. This is exactly the wrong approach.”
She’s talking about the president’s cuts. But — and this is just a personal guess — I’m betting certain unions will be looking to draw comparisons here with the health care spending cuts in Eliot Read More
Oct. 24, 2006
6 pounds, 13 ounces
Pascack Valley Hospital
Gourmet grommet! Nina Planck, 35, foxy founder of farmers’ markets in New York, Washington, D.C., and London, wanted to have a home birth in her Stuyvesant Town one-bedroom, but wound up delivering this brown-eyed, brown-haired sprout by C-section in New Jersey after 36 Read More
Tomorrow, an anti-war rally will be held in Washington, DC, with several members of congress scheduled to attend.
Screening Liberally, IAVA, and Focus Features host a screening of The Ground Truth.
Rudy Giuliani delivers the keynote address to the New Hampshire Republican Convention in Manchester.
Assemblyman Mike Gianaris will be featured at the Read More
New York tops Washington, D.C., survey says! Well, at least among very rich foreign investors and their preference to invest in commercial real estate here.
The survey was conducted by the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, based in–of all places–Madison, Wis.
L.A., San Francisco and Seattle round out the top-five.
The Read More
Turn on the television today and you see conservative blacks talking about dealing with the problems in their community. Maryland’s Lt. Gov., Republican Michael Steele, talks about 130 kids aged 13-16 in the Baltimore Detention Center, waiting to go to jail, when they should be waiting to go to school. We can fix this, Steele Read More