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  • Layoffs Planned for GM Plant on Lexington Ave. in Rochester (Upstate NY)

    04/09/2021 8:00:41 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 33 replies
    Rochester News Layoffs Planned for GM Plant on Lexington Ave. in Rochester Apr 9, 2021 Layoffs are planned this summer at the General Motors plant on Lexington Avenue. Union representatives say 255 hourly and salary workers will lose their jobs in August. That's nearly one-third of the people working there. GM is now using an outside supplier for fuel injectors. And the union has been told if the plant doesn't get new work from GM, the plant will close in about a year and a half.
  • 1 Dead, 2 Wounded in Overnight Rochester (Upstate NY) Shooting

    04/09/2021 8:03:43 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 13 replies
    Rochester police are investigating yet another homicide. It happened during a fight shortly after 1 a.m. near Monroe Avenue and Meigs Street. Witnesses heard several gunshots during some sort of fight. One person was killed and two people were wounded. It is the 19th homicide in the city this year.
  • NY: One Of Two Men Shot After Forcing Way Into Area Home, Beat Residents, Police Say

    04/09/2021 4:58:55 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Daily Voice ^ | 7 April, 2021 | Kathy Reakes
    One of two men was shot after the duo allegedly forced their way into a home to confront the resident about a previous altercation. Andre Fogo, age 32, and Rachain Wilson, age 28, both from the village of Monticello, were arrested on Friday, April 2, after New York State Police responded to a report of a shooting in Monticello, said Trooper Steven Nevel. When troopers arrived on the scene they found that the victim, later identified as Wilson, had been driven to Garnet Health Medical Center in Catskill, for treatment of the gunshot wound, Nevel said. Troopers located the vehicle...
  • Sharon Williams Arrested In Connection To Anti-Asian Attack At Chinatown Nail Salon [Non-white racist attacker]

    04/08/2021 10:09:28 PM PDT · by Marinario · 9 replies
    Washington News Post ^ | Apr.7.2021 | Charles Byrne
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A plain clothes NYPD officer stopped a racist attack in Chinatown on Tuesday. CBS2 News has learned exclusively that Sharon Williams was arrested Tuesday night. She’s accused of harassing the Asian staff inside a nail salon on Madison Street.
  • ‘Where is AOC?’ Lara Trump wants to know where the border drama queen is now

    03/30/2021 2:59:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 3/29/21 | Robert Jonathan
    President Trump’s daughter-in-law, and newly minted Fox News contributor, Lara Trump says liberals are hypocrites when it comes to their concerns or lack thereof about the current humanitarian and law enforcement crisis at the southern U.S. border prompted by a massive surge of illegal migrants, including minors, that has overwhelmed facilities and resources there. Lara Trump particularly called out a currently far less vocal U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) who famously had a picture-taking session outside a detention center when she expressed her fury over the faux kids-in-cages controversy during President Trump’s administration. “It’s total hypocrisy,” Lara Trump said on...
  • New York Rolls Out Vaccine Passport

    03/28/2021 8:41:22 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 59 replies
    breitbart ^ | 27 Mar 2021 | HANNAH BLEAU
    New York is the first state to launch a “vaccine passport” program, allowing New Yorkers to pull up a code on their phones to prove they have received a coronavirus vaccine or have tested negative. New York is the first state to formally launch a “vaccine passport” program, allowing New Yorkers to pull up a code on their phones to prove they have received a vaccine for the Chinese coronavirus or have tested negative. The vaccine passport, called the Excelsior Pass, is what USA Today describes as a “first-in-the-nation certification,” which will be used at large-scale events and entertainment venues....
  • Gov. Cuomo accuser claims he 'made her memorize the words to the song Danny Boy' and wanted her to sing it to top aides in bizarre 'hazing' incident

    03/27/2021 1:24:28 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 27 2021 | ADAM SCHRADER
    One of Governor Andrew Cuomo's accusers claims he 'made her memorize the words to the song Danny Boy' and wanted her to sing it to top aides in a bizarre 'hazing' incident. The lawyer for Charlotte Bennett, who was Cuomo's second accuser, came forward with the new allegation to WLNY. In February, Bennett had alleged that Cuomo asked her about her sex life and complained to her about being lonely. Debra Katz, Bennett's lawyer, told the outlet that Cuomo asked Bennett, 25, to learn the lyrics and asked her to sing it for his senior staff including Melissa DeRosa -...
  • Lawyer for Cuomo accuser warns NY attorney general of ‘interference’ by governor's office

    03/23/2021 3:39:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    NY Daily News via MSN ^ | 3/22/21 | Denis Slattery
    ALBANY, N.Y. - A lawyer for one of several women accusing Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment is again pushing back on the administration’s internal probe, warning Attorney General Letitia James’ office of “interference.” In a letter sent Monday to James’ office, attorney Debra Katz, who is representing former Cuomo aide Charlotte Bennett, outlined her concerns about reports that the Executive Chamber is providing “in-house attorneys” to staff members before they are questioned by James’ investigators about the governor’s behavior. “It is my understanding that these attorneys are also ‘debriefing’ staffers after their interviews with investigators,” Katz wrote. “This is...
  • Black Teens Break Into a Mentally Ill White Man’s Home, Douse Him with Lighter Fluid, Set Him on Fire, Eventually Killing Him

    03/19/2021 2:32:48 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 88 replies
    bigleaguepolitics.com/ ^ | 3/19/21 | Shane Trejo
    Black Teens Break Into a Mentally Ill White Man’s Home, Douse Him with Lighter Fluid, Set Him on Fire, Eventually Killing Him Two black teens reportedly broke into a mentally ill white man’s home in Rochester, N.Y, doused him with gasoline, and immolated the man which resulting in severe burns that ended up killing him, law enforcement has stated. 16-year-old Zayvion Perry and 14-year-old Adriel Riley Jr. are being charged with second-degree murder for allegedly setting 53-year-old Steven Amenhauser on fire. The two alleged perpetrators reportedly caused Amenhauser to suffer in agony for days in the hospital before he finally...
  • Cuomo accuser says she saw dartboard with de Blasio’s face at governor’s house

    03/19/2021 3:23:52 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 19, 2021 | 2:16am | By Kenneth Garger
    A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has accused him of sexual harassment, recalled seeing a dartboard bearing Mayor de Blasio’s face at the Executive Mansion in an interview published Thursday.
  • Bill de Blasio Predicts Cuomo Will Resign Just Before Being Impeached, Urges Quicker Exit

    03/14/2021 3:47:52 PM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 3/14/21 | Emily Czachor
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested that Governor Andrew Cuomo may ultimately answer widespread calls to resign, but only "right before" a state-led impeachment proceeding is complete. On Sunday the mayor discussed what could lie ahead for the governor, a fellow Democrat, amid mounting sexual misconduct allegations and lingering public backlash over his role in New York's nursing home COVID crisis. "I think he'll try to hold out," de Blasio told CBS News' Margaret Brennan during on Face the Nation, responding to an inquiry about whether Cuomo will in fact step down from his position as governor. "I...
  • Cuomo's cell phone trouble an element in two harassment allegations

    03/14/2021 4:06:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Times Union ^ | 3/14/21 | Brendan J. Lyons, Chris Bragg, Edward McKinley
    ALBANY - On a Saturday morning last June, Charlotte Bennett was unexpectedly summoned to the Capitol to "staff" Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as he worked in his private office. It was during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, and the governor was putting in long hours. According to an attorney for Bennett, who would later level sexual harassment charges against the governor, she was greeted by Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa and Stephanie Benton, the director of the governor's offices - a role in which Benton largely serves as Cuomo's gatekeeper. "They said, 'Oh, good, you're here,' and brought...
  • Cuomo staffers have stopped showing up to work as scandals mount

    03/13/2021 6:14:49 PM PST · by Libloather · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/13/21 | Sara Dorn
    Disillusioned staffers are abandoning embattled Gov. Cuomo, sources said. “I hear that most people aren’t even coming into work, and the offices at the Capitol are empty,” said one well-placed insider in touch with staffers in recent days. “He’ll fight and fight and fight, but the staffers I’ve talked to are ready for him to hang up the gloves. Everyone feels like there is an inevitable conclusion — I mean at some point will Biden call on him to step down? They [staffers] just want this torture to stop.” Rebellion in the ranks deepened as Cuomo on Friday defiantly refused...
  • Female Cuomo staffers say they were pressured to wear makeup, heels, and dresses to please the governor and get ahead professionally

    03/13/2021 2:26:24 AM PST · by Libloather · 48 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 3/12/21 | Eliza Relman
    A slew of female aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo say they were either explicitly told or felt pressured to wear makeup and dress up to please the governor and get ahead professionally. Twelve women told The New York Times that there was a general understanding that they should wear heels, dresses, and makeup when in Cuomo's presence. More than a dozen women who've worked for Cuomo told New York Magazine that the governor and his top female aides applied heavy pressure to dress well and in expensive clothing. Some said they were specifically directed to wear heels when...
  • Rep. AOC tying to sell pork stuffed bill

    03/12/2021 10:56:38 AM PST · by RandFan · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 11 | AOC
    Rep. @AOC "There's so much more work to be done." Video...
  • The Mystery Of Tappan Zee: Why Build A Bridge Where The River's Wide?

    03/12/2021 10:29:06 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 70 replies
    https://www.npr.org ^ | May 14, 2014 | David Kestenbaum
    If you've ever driven up the East Coast, you may have driven over the Tappan Zee Bridge. The span — north of New York City — was built in the spot that seems to make the least economic sense. Why?
  • Leftists are flocking to Texas for the freedom… and then they’re trying to destroy them

    03/12/2021 8:15:28 AM PST · by Red Badger · 17 replies
    https://freedomfirstnetwork.com ^ | March 12, 2021 | by Two Mikes
    Today, The Two Mikes spoke with Mr. Bobby Lopez about the inroads being made into the government of Texas, the Texas Democrat and Republican parties, and the Mega Christian churches by the depraved sexual theories of Democratic activists. California, New York, and other leftist states are each seeing their own variations of a mass exodus. The authoritarian rule that has always been present since the modern Democrat Party made their intentions more public is driving people out. Many are conservatives or moderates who are simply seeking freer pastures, but there is also an exodus of leftists who simply cannot abide...
  • Cuomo Accused of Luring Aide to His Residence and Groping Her: Report (#6)

    03/10/2021 5:56:54 PM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Intelligencer via MSN ^ | 3/10/21 | Matt Stieb
    On Tuesday, the Albany Times-Union reported that an unnamed female aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo had filed a complaint against him accusing him of touching her inappropriately. On Wednesday, the paper reported the explosive details from the complaint: She says she was groped by Cuomo after she had been summoned to the governor’s residence in late 2020. According to the account, the staff member - whose identity is being withheld by the Times-Union because she is not authorized to speak publicly - was summoned to the executive mansion on the pretext of fixing a minor issue with his cell phone,...
  • Woman Accuses Gov. Cuomo of Sexual Harassment Inside Governor's Mansion: Report

    03/10/2021 3:46:03 AM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    MSN ^ | 3/09/21
    Another woman is accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of workplace misconduct, a newspaper reported Tuesday. The details of the allegations weren’t immediately clear, but the Times Union of Albany reported Tuesday that the woman said Cuomo inappropriately touched her late last year at the governor’s mansion, where she had been summoned to work. The newspaper didn’t reveal her identity or detail what type of touching was alleged to have taken place. It did not speak to the woman. The paper cited “an official close to the matter” as confirming the existence of the complaint. NBC New York has not...
  • NY issues do-not-resuscitate guideline for cardiac patients amid coronavirus

    04/21/2020 6:42:25 PM PDT · by McGruff · 76 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 21, 2020 | Carl Campanile and Kate Sheehy
    New York state just issued a drastic new guideline urging emergency-services workers not to bother trying to revive anyone without a pulse when they get to a scene, amid an overload of coronavirus patients. While paramedics were previously told to spend up to 20 minutes trying to revive people found in cardiac arrest, the change is “necessary during the COVID-19 response to protect the health and safety of EMS providers by limiting their exposure, conserve resources, and ensure optimal use of equipment to save the greatest number of lives,’’ according to a state Health Department memo issued last week. First-responders...