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Anti-Abortion Catholics divided on excommunicating Cuomo

Many anti-abortion Catholics began calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s excommunication after the Reproductive Healthcare Act passed through the New York state legislature on January 22. But not all Catholics, both leaders and laity, agree on excommunicating the governor. Concerns range from political repercussions from the governor to hurting the Church’s reputation. On both sides of the debate, church leaders are publically sharing their opinion.

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Legal weed in New York could be a downer for some

Products like weed and cannabis oil, pictured, are just some of the ones available for purchase through New York’s black market dealers. Photo by Zachary Devita. New York state is on the cusp of legalizing marijuana. While there are promises of billions of tax revenue for the state, many advocates are still weary of the proposed legislation. Nancy Udell, a […]

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Proposed subway fare hike frustrates commuters

Riders wait for the 1 train at the 96th Street Station on the Upper West Side. Photo by Caroline Aguirre   Last Thursday, the MTA board postponed their vote to increase Metrocard fares to $3. The board will cast their vote in February, leaving some New Yorkers irritated by the impending hike. “They’ve been increasing the fare at a steady pace, […]

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Abortion fight will continue in NYS despite new reproductive law

Edward Mechmann, Director of Public Policy at the Archdiocese of New York, was the keynote speaker at Human Life Review’s Anti-Abortion event yesterday at Tuttles Bar & Grill. Photo by Maggie Garred The anti-abortion agenda lost a battle on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Reproductive Healthcare Act on January 22nd, but […]

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Commuters worry over sudden change of L train plans

The Grand Street subway  and L train stop will still host commuters since the 15 month shutdown was averted. Photo by Sam Eagan In early January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the 15-month long L train shutdown would not go forward, curtailing years of planning and potentially halting the disruption of 250,000 riders. But some L train riders […]

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NYC young progressives are hopeful in defeat

Cynthia Nixon supporters watch the 2018 New York Democratic primary results roll in at Cafe Omar in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The restaurant hosted a watch party yesterday. Photo By Sam Eagan Young progressives at Cynthia Nixon’s Brooklyn watch party are hopeful for a progressive blue wave on Election Day. They are not letting Nixon’s double digit defeat to Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

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Congestion pricing may be the answer to MTA woes or add to the nightmare

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is backing the city’s latest proposal to raise money for the MTA – congestion pricing.

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Train crash kills one and causes chaos in Hoboken

They are looking at the engineer of the train to see if he is at fault.

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1 Line reopens at South Ferry Station

The new station had been closed since 2009, but was pressed into service to accommodate the more than 10,000 daily riders in Lower Manhattan whose commutes were disrupted after the new South Ferry station suffered massive flooding from Sandy.

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No Dream Act in NY budget

The bill’s failure stemmed from a discrepancy between the state’s two legislative bodies, the assembly and the senate.