August 16, 2006 RSS feed / Editorials

Ground Zero Benefits Improved Under New Law

Giving in to mounting pressure from Ground Zero workers who became seriously ill or died from illnesses contracted in the Ground Zero clean up, Governor George Pataki on Monday signed legislation expanding or increasing benefits for stricken workers More...

'Disinvestment' Policy Does Disservice To All

On at least one occasion in this space we have noted the far-reaching effects of a rise in gasoline and oil prices on all aspects of life in this borough. More...

Consolidated Euphemisms And Other Things I Learned In Blackout 2006

I am a veteran of blackouts. I've survived the big ones in New York; 1965, 1977, 2003 and now 2006. But I must admit that it was only during this last one that I learned things that are really important. More...

Task Force Will Seek To Prevent Blackouts

Hoping to prevent another power blackout, such as the recent nine-day outage in Astoria caused by Con Edison operational failures, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris announced the formation of a state Assembly task force to study and recommend measures More...

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