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Obama undermines America’s resolve as 9/11 is all but forgotten

Michael Goodwin,  It was a day like no other. A beautiful September morning transformed into horror and death, with nearly 3,000 innocents murdered for the crime of living and working in America. We promised ourselves and each other we would never forget. Memorials to the heroic firefighters invariably echo that defiant pledge: Never Forget. They

Donald Trump Hailed as Hometown Hero in Staten Island

Sam Frizell,   When Maria Andrews’ mother came home with a load of heavy groceries and found a broken elevator at the modest brick Tysens Park Apartments on Staten Island, she wasn’t expecting to get much help from building management. But then she saw Fred Trump pull up in an elegant black limousine. She put

New York takes center stage in election campaign #VoteTrump

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is throwing a concert in a park with a dramatic view of Manhattan’s skyscrapers. At the opposite end of New York state, Republican front-runner Donald Trump will be holding a rally in Buffalo, a Rust Belt city recovering from economic decline. By the end of Monday – the last official

Fear and Loathing at the Trump Rally

Gavin McInnes, Taki’s Magazine We went to the Trump rally in (sorry, “on”) Long Island Wednesday night and it was a blast. He chose Bethpage, which is a relatively blue-collar town, and the rally was in the same airplane hangar they used to build F-14s in. I was with cabdriver comic Jimmy Failla, who was dressed

Naloxone Access Urged for Increasing U.S. Heroin Users

 Relatives of heroin addicts should be allowed to keep an overdose antidote available as use of the illegal drug surges in the U.S., prompted by increased abuse of prescription painkillers, federal drug officials said. As the street values of medicine-cabinet pills rise because of federal limits on their access, abusers have turned to drugs such

NYPD Probing Hate Crime After Bacon Found At Staten Island Ramadan Site


Police are investigating an unusual bias crime on Staten Island. Muslims who gathered for prayer to celebrate the end of Ramadan in a city park found bacon scattered on the ground, CBS 2’s John Slattery reported Monday. With Ramadan ending this past weekend, Muslims celebrated the end of fasting with prayer. On Staten Island an