U-S Senators Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal announced Tuesday there’s funding in the upcoming Omnibus Appropriations bill to hire 45 additional rail inspectors nationwide. But rail commuter advocates say that's far short of the $1B needed for capital improvements on Metro-North to make it safe.
Monday was the first full session of the New York State Legislature and supporters of medical marijuana attended an Assembly hearing in support of a limited plan put forth by Governor Andrew Cuomo. However, a number of obstacles remain in front of Cuomo’s plan.
You may have heard the expression “herding cats”… well, every year, the Audubon Society tries something equally difficult. They try to count all the birds in North America. And this year, there's a surprise in Connecticut: snowy owls.