As Monday draws to a close, we are headed into another winter weather advisory, CivMixers, so be on the lookout for that. The snow is forecast to start early tomorrow morning, and last through Wednesday morning. We are now looking at anywhere from two to six inches worth of accumulation.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed a number of state agencies to make extra preparations ahead of the storm.
President Trump suggested he may bypass the “biased” commission that oversees presidential debates and weigh his options, including “doing them directly.”
The House Judiciary Committee formally presented its case for impeaching Trump in a 658-page report published online early this morning, arguing just days before a final vote in the House that he “betrayed the nation by abusing his high office.”
A group of freshman House Democrats are on a private crusade to get Democratic Michigan Rep. Justin Amash appointed as an impeachment manager, according to a new report.
NY-19 Democratic Rep. Antonio Delgado, who attended a White House ball last week, said he’ll vote in favor of both articles of impeachment.
Congress is on the verge of a sweeping health care reform: Federally prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to people under 21.
Boeing has decided to bring the production of its 737 Max to a temporary halt in January as it continues to grapple with fallout from two deadly crashes that have left the jet grounded for nine months, according to two people briefed on the decision.
Lines outside some Department of Motor Vehicle offices stretched for blocks as people sought to take advantage of the Green Light Law.
Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola refused to begin the process of allowing undocumented individuals to obtain driver’s licenses, claiming the state did not give him time to properly train his staff before the it took effect.
Merola filed a motion for reconsideration today after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Green Light Law on Friday, saying the clerk did not have kegal standing to sue.
Cuomo continued to trickle out agenda items from his upcoming State of the State address, including: A proposed ban on drugs that imitate the synthetic opioid fentanyl, and a mandate to automatically recount votes in close elections.
Cuomo announced the appointment of a director of cannabis programs: Norman Birenbaum, the former implementation director for the Rhode Island Office of Cannabis Regulation, to fill the new post.
The governor announced new regulations that would require real estate agents to inform all customers of their rights under anti-discrimination laws and prominently display information about how consumers can file complaints.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that he is endorsing former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg in his campaign for president in 2020.
A woman shot dead this morning by a man who police said later shot himself was the third woman to died of homicide in the city this year.
The family of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors slammed the head of the NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association for claiming she was buying weed when she was murdered in Morningside Park last week.
The women who have accused disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault were infuriated by his claim to the NY Post that he is a “forgotten man,” and should be remembered for the opportunities he provided to many actors, not his allegedly criminal behavior.
Here are some fun things you probably didn’t know about Cohoes Democratic Assemblyman John McDonald.
The Olympic museum in Lake Placid this week welcomes a new exhibit called Foretelling the Future – The National Weather Service at the 1980 Olympic Winter Games.
The Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) unveiled a new website with improved design, navigation, search functions, and accessibility from virtually any device to make it easier for older New Yorkers and their families to easily connect to information and services.
Nearly a year and a half after Saratoga Springs City Hall was struck by lightning, the building is still closed and under repair.
Christmas has come early for Mariah Carey: the pop star’s original holiday classic, “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” has reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart 25 years after its release.
If you’re up for a bit of a holiday road trip, this might be something to check out.
Photo credit: George Fazio.