They said they would be BILLIONS of them!
They’re back: 17-year cicadas to swarm the East Coast
Right on schedule, millions of 17-year cicadas will emerge from underground and bring their distinctive mating song to the East Coast.
HAMDEN, Conn. — Colossal numbers of cicadas, unhurriedly growing underground since 1996, are about to emerge along much of the East Coast to begin passionately singing and mating as their remarkable life cycle restarts.
Death Wish describes itself as the ‘most highly caffeinated premium dark roast organic coffee in the world’
A U.S. coffee company is claiming to produce the first and last cup of coffee ever needed to kick start your work day.
Death Wish, a medium-dark roast coffee blend roasted in Upstate New York, claims to be the ‘most highly caffeinated premium dark roast organic coffee in the world.’
The brand, featuring a menacing black skull [...]
HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. — State Police say four people are dead after two shootings in Herkimer County. They say two people were shot at Gaffey’s Car Wash, located on Mohawk Street in Herkimer. Two people were also shot on South Washington Street in Mohawk.
Police are still looking for the suspect.
Herkimer (WSYR-TV) – State Police are assisting local police in Herkimer County after two separate shootings on Wednesday morning. Initial reports [...]
Food Freedom News, 6 December 2012
The New England Journal of Medicine has recently released conclusions to the media of a manufactured mumps outbreak of 2009 which occurred in New York City, two upstate New York counties, and one New Jersey County.
There were a total of 3,502 cases of salivary-gland swelling and other symptoms clinically compatible with mumps of which 1,648 were confirmed with clinical specimens.
The results covered in the video report below indicate that [...]
Infections were traced to bacteria called Mycobacterium chelonae
Largest cluster of cases was in Rochester, New York, involving 19 people who went to the same tattoo parlor
Patients ended up with blisters on tattoos that took months to heal
Bacteria which caused the outbreak was found in non-sterile water used to dilute ink
Scientists discovered that ink diluted with bacteria-tainted water is to blame for more than four dozen cases involving infected tattoos that have been reported [...]
ELMIRA, N.Y. — Communities around the Northeast are cleaning up after strong thunderstorms swept from Ohio into upstate New York, knocking out power to tens of thousands and leaving at least two people dead.
In New York City, the storm is blamed for killing a 61-year-old man who was struck by collapsing scaffolding outside a Brooklyn church. Police say lighting brought bricks down onto the scaffolding. A woman in Pennsylvania was [...]
Liberal political consultant James Carville sent a fundraising email to supporters of upstate New York congresswoman Louise Slaughter entitled “The Tea Party is Over.” In the email, Mr. Carville claimed the Tea Party isn’t entirely finished, but he said they can be eliminated by donating to “proud Democrats like Louise Slaughter.”
“These Tea Party Republicans have worn out their welcome. But I’m telling you — getting rid of ‘em won’t be easy. [...]
The alleged New York madam has been released from her four month stint in the grim Riker’s Island jail after finally posting bail.
Anna Gristina was freed in Manhattan having scraped together the $250,000 bond, which a judge signed off.
The 44-year-old has been in the grim Riker’s Island prison since April following her arrest in conditions she claims have made her feel like a ‘war criminal’.
Out: ‘Manhattan madam’ Anna Gristina, 44, [...]
CHENANGO, N.Y. (AP) — A tractor-trailer crash in upstate New York has sent 18 tons of Greek yogurt spilling alongside a highway.
WBNG-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Jsknkj ) that a truck hauling 36,000 pounds of Chobani yogurt was traveling west on Interstate 88 when it crashed on a curve and overturned late Monday night in the Broome County town of Chenango, just north of Binghamton.
By MAGGIE HABERMAN |
5/7/12 10:40 AM EDT
President Obama is heading to Albany tomorrow for a much-anticipated visit highlighting jobs, at which he’s now touring the NanoTech Complex, a center that gets heavy praise in the upstate New York area.
It’s a switch from where he was originally heading, GlobalFoundries, a computer chip plant that’s been the subject of a number of profiles, and which employs about 1,300 people.
But it’s also a company that is [...]
Army officials say Capt Bruce Kevin Clarke died of natural causes
Non-combat related death and not suicide
Family said: ‘Although the circumstances were unimaginable, Bruce’s wife and extended family will be forever thankful that he and his wife were together in his last moments.’
The family of a Texas-based Army medic serving in Afghanistan says his wife witnessed the officer’s death, which happened as the two were video chatting via Skype.
A spokesman at the William [...]
It’s common for thieves to hide their stolen goods from police when they’re afraid get being caught-red handed. But what happens when the ill-gotten gains include a 26-foot box truck?
A police helicopter in upstate New York spotted Jeffery Paul, 39, using a bulldozer to bury the vehicle in sand when as officers flew over his family’s 77-acre compound in Orleans County, New York, last week, authorities said.
When officers searched the [...]
(AP News)Joe Maltese visited his in-laws in upstate New York this month.
And when the Tequesta man was preparing to fly back home, his mother-in-law put a boxed chocolate cake along with some boxes of Christmas ornaments inside his suitcase.
“I didn’t even know the cake was in there until I got home,” said Maltese, who is the marketing manager for Home Safe, a Lake Worth-based charity for abused and neglected children.
Shawn DeCelle, a former bank agent, admitted he stole a meat slicer, bowls, chairs, steamer trays and a bunch of other stuff from a foreclosed bed and breakfast in upstate New York, AP reported. [via WSJ]
DeCelle, 44, stole the items from Marie’s Dream House in West Kill, Greene County, which was under foreclosure, AP reported.
Although it sounds ridiculous, it’s some pretty serious stuff.
Those items were technically the property of his former [...]
Gary Weiss, The Street
The stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, rose almost 3% yesterday, perhaps pleasantly surprised that the Northeast doesn’t resemble the Gulf Coast — Katrina-cable-TV hype notwithstanding.
So as traders picked their way across tree limbs and flooded roads on their way to work Monday, perhaps they overlooked a commonplace sight that was even more prevalent than clogged waterways: for-sale signs on [...]
WASHINGTON — For years, legislation to raise the federal debt limit offered plenty of political theater on Capitol Hill, with the party out of power using it to rail against the party in power. As a senator, Barack Obama said in 2006 that a bill to raise the debt limit was “a sign of leadership failure.”
This time is different, and not only because the parties [...]
Republican leaders and conservative pundits have spun Democrat Kathy Hochul’s upset win in New York’s 26th Congressional District as exceptional – with peculiar ballot lines, Tea Party independents, quality of the candidates, and Democratic message discipline. We concede: yard signs in Upstate New York did read “Save Medicare: Vote Hochul.” But our national poll completed on Wednesday shows that New York’s 26th is not alone. It [...]
According to Allison’s blog, the two broke up earlier this month after she learned Jack McCain would be stationed in Guam for three years starting in September.
“I am heartbroken,” Allison wrote of her former man, whom she met through his sister Meghan McCain. “I am heartbroken for so many reasons. Because I loved him. Because I loved our relationship. Because I loved the future we [...]
ABC News’ Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) reports:
The day after the stunning upset in the special congressional election in upstate New York, Rep. Paul Ryan is a man under fire.
But ABC News was behind the scenes with the Wisconsin Congressman and GOP Budget Committee Chairman when he got some words of encouragement none other than former President Bill Clinton.
“So anyway, I told them before you got here, I said I’m [...]