U.S. Congressman Richard Neal, left, speaking with Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick in Great Barrington, Mass. Friday afternoon. Friday morning, Gov. Patrick announced the state was offering Camp Edwards and Westover Air Reserve Base as locations for the federal government to house immigrant children.
Responding to a federal request, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has offered Camp Edwards on Cape Cod and Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee as two locations to house immigrant children. But, the offer is not sitting well with other lawmakers.
While international investigators attempt to comb over the entire crash site, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal says Russian President Vladimir Putin is to blame for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine Thursday.
A gravestone has been dedicated at the previously unmarked burial plot of one of New York's original state troopers.
Retired state police Sgt. Kevin Kailbourne of Wellsville has been leading an effort to mark the graves of every state trooper, including the originals. They were known as "campmen" because they were trained at a National Guard camp outside Syracuse after the law enforcement agency was created in 1917.
A federal judge has ordered Buffalo-based debt collectors to stop telling borrowers they face prison for check fraud and making other false threats.
The injunction, sought by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the Federal Trade Commission, freezes assets of the collection operation and gives temporary control to a court-appointed receiver.
The defendants agreed to the injunction without admitting wrongdoing.
We’ve hit summer’s midway point and for many New Yorkers it’s time to plan for the opening of college at the end of next month. In addition to buying bedding, books and clothes, the big issue is how to pay for college tuition and fees.
One new film that I have been long-anticipating is GET ON UP, a biopic which chronicles the life and times of James Brown, one of the seminal figures on the American musical scene during the infancy of rock, roll, and soul.