Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • Food access to be discussed in New Lebanon

    Food access to be discussed in New Lebanon NEW LEBANON – Expanding affordable food access in the Greater New Lebanon area will be discussed at a community meeting that will seek residents input on solutions they want to see. Residents from Columbia County, eastern and southern Rensselaer County and…

  • Ohio man sues after Customs takes life savings from his carry-on

    Ohio man sues after Customs takes life savings from his carry-on A 64-year-old Cleveland, Ohio, man is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection after agents strip-searched him at an airport in October and took more than $58,000 in cash from him without charging him with any crime, according to…

  • Lottery wins on Christmas were a glitch, so South Carolina won’t pay

    Lottery wins on Christmas were a glitch, so South Carolina won’t pay Thousands of lottery players in South Carolina thought Christmas was their lucky day.Starting at 5:51 p.m. Dec. 25, gas stations and convenience stores across the state dispensed a steady stream of what appeared to be winning tickets.Some…

  • Trump offers pardon to conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza for campaign finance violations

    Trump offers pardon to conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza for campaign finance violations WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he would offer a full pardon to conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty in 2014 to violating federal campaign finance laws but later said he was targeted for…

  • Trump says North Korea envoys to deliver him a letter from Kim

    Trump says North Korea envoys to deliver him a letter from Kim President Donald Trump said Thursday that a delegation of officials from North Korea is expected to deliver him a letter from their leader, Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary meeting Friday in Washington.Trump told reporters it was…

  • Watertown drug raid leads to two arrests

    Watertown drug raid leads to two arrests WATERTOWN — The Metro-Jefferson Drug Task Force conducted a raid Wednesday morning, leading to the arrest of two people. Police say that the raid was part of an ongoing drug investigation. Police said that they found resident Crystal Pierce, 27, 139 East…

  • Trump imposes steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico

    Trump imposes steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico WASHINGTON – The Trump administration said Thursday that it is imposing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico.The move is certain to trigger retaliation by the E.U. against American products…

  • Victor tames Fairport again to repeat as Class AA softball champion

    Victor tames Fairport again to repeat as Class AA softball champion Sophomore pitcher Katie Sidare was solid and senior Reagan Gensiejewski and freshman Maya Thompson belted big hits as top-seeded Victor beat No. 2 Fairport, 11-2.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Victor tames Fairport again…

  • Trevyan Rowe's mother takes first step to sue city of Rochester and school district

    Trevyan Rowe's mother takes first step to sue city of Rochester and school district Carrie Houston, mother of Trevyan Rowe, filed a notice of claim, the first step in a potential lawsuit against the city and school district.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Trevyan Rowe's…

  • State official accused of harassment fired

    State official accused of harassment fired ALBANY — A high-ranking state official who had been the target of workplace complaints filed by female employees dating back years was fired Wednesday by the administration of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The termination of James “Jay” Kiyonaga, second-in-command at the Office for…