New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to participants in an Ebola education session in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Thousands of participants, mostly health care workers, attended the session to review basic facts about Ebola and updated guidelines for protection against its spread.
SFGate, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:03 PM
Detroit has seen half of its residents skip town over the past 50 years, and the fallout has been felt in every corner of the city, including its religious communities. Building on the idea of flash mobs and continuing an initiative that has sprouted up in other population-challenged Rust Belt metropolises such as Cleveland, Ohio, and Buffalo, New York, the group picks one historic church per month and works to fill every pew.
Brandon Sun, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 03:12 AM
In this photo taken on Oct. 12, 2014, Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron delivers his homily during Mass at St. Francis D'Assisi Church in Detroit. Building on the idea of flash mobs, a group called the Detroit Mass Mob picks one historic Roman Catholic church per month and encourages area worshippers to show up for a service.
The Charlotte Observer, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 02:09 AM
BATH Last March, State Police in Bath in conjunction with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Buffalo, NY and the Hornell Police Department initiated an investigation involving a person promoting child pornography over the internet. The offenses occurred in the City of Hornell, NY.
Empire State News, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 08:24 AM
Albany County Legislator Doug Bullock is among the left-leaning Democrats backing Hawkins, of the Green Party It's turning into Post-Debate Day here at the State Capitol: First GOP Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino came by and now Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins came in. While they may be on opposites sides of the ideological spectrum, both said they would like additional debates on top of Wednesday's event in which they shared the dais with incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Libertarian candidate Michael McDermott.
Albany Times Union, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 03:38 PM
Interestingly, Cuomo put a bit of a twist on the refrain. Unlike the Republican lawmakers and candidates who have taken up the line as their standard response to the question of whether manmade carbon emissions cause climate change, the Governor used it to dodge the question of what should be done about fracking.
ThinkProgress, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 09:16 AM
Marcene Robinson 's desire for a specific Mexican restaurant was matched by his distaste for actually driving there and picking it up. Roughly two months later and he's the founder of a new business in Buffalo, TasteRun, to solve that exact problem.
Business Journal, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 01:34 AM
Eitetsu Hayashi stands mid-squat position striking a stick to a large 800-pound drum; sweat merely beads on his face while the muscles of his back and biceps ripple in tune to the pulse-pounding rhythm. He leads four other drummers in a percussive dance that is a culmination of physical prowess, grace, mental fortitude, and cathartic chants.
Art Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 12:58 AM