The New York State Senate Republican Campaign Committee ended its lawsuit seeking to block a subpoena issued by an anti-corruption commission formed by Governor Andrew Cuomo after the panel narrowed its request.
When giving culinary advice for the holidays, I like to take a page not from Zagat or Michelin, but rather from the script of “Ronin,” John Frankenheimer’s spy- thriller set during Christmastime in France.
Rockland County, New York’s third- wealthiest, had its finances put under state oversight this month as it tackles deficits. Investors are betting the move will help the municipality get back on track.
“Everyone’s growing oysters,” Chris Quartuccio says over his shoulder as he paddles a neon- orange kayak across Long Island’s Great South Bay, where he’s raising some 300,000 Blue Island oysters on the shallow seafloor, 50 miles east of Manhattan. He might be right.
Captain Robert Mayne stands at the wheel as he guides the steel-hulled Aqua Quest from the docks in the Florida Keys, pointing the vessel toward what he’s been assured is a gold-laden shipwreck that may be worth tens of millions of dollars.
Last year, Marc Kaye suffered a cash shortage. He had tuition to pay at three colleges -- including Harvard and Columbia -- and his insurance business wasn’t generating enough commissions to cover the bills.