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True to his slogan, "Art Works," Rocco Landesman was dedicated to showing art's economic benefits in local communities and to the Gross Domestic Product.
The contract, which includes the heretofore unheard of concept of merit pay for certain teachers, was celebrated as a potential game changer across New Jersey, and the country.VIDEO
While Hurricane Sandy shares the climatic origins of Irene, the extent of the physical devastation is more akin to 9/11.
While a New York victory for President Obama was expected, the real fights were at the state and local levels.
With affidavit ballots in place due to the hurricane, some voters won't cast ballots in their districts for local candidates and that could mean the difference in some close races.
For polling sites in state without power, paper ballots will be used. The processing of absentee ballot applications is delayed.
The Center for Urban Research Director John Mollenkopf uses mapping to show the changing balance of native-born and immigrant racial groups.VIDEO
An annual survey shows New Yorkers are happy, but they’re still concerned about jobs, safety, housing and costs.