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Flooding in northern NY closes some roads, bridges

A state of emergency has been declared in a northern New York county after rising floodwaters caused by melting snow and rain closed several roads and bridges.


Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Post-Standard

On Tax Day, new IRS data shows New Yorkers with highest income in 20 years

New York state residents listed an average adjusted gross income of $68,84 in their 2012 tax returns, the highest total over the past 20 years, according to new Internal Revenue Service data analyzed by researchers at Syracuse University.


Related Topix: Tax, New York, Syracuse University, Onondaga County, NY, Madison County, NY

In re Alicia Echevarria, Petitioner-Respondent v. Matthew M. Wambua,...

Judgment, Supreme Court, New York County , entered May 3, 2013, granting the petition to annul respondent Commissioner's determination to award an apartment to the Andermanis respondents, to the extent of remanding the matter to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development , unanimously reversed, on the law, without costs, the petition ... (more)


Mon Apr 14, 2014

New York Daily News

Time to honor our heroes

The brave men and women who have sacrificed for the nation deserve a seismic outpouring of gratitude in the Canyon of Heroes - where America's best have been honored over the generations.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

People v. Scott Barden, 2448/10

Defendant appeals from the judgment of the Supreme Court, New York County , rendered December 7, 2011, as amended December 12, 2011, convicting him of identity theft in the first degree, criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, and theft of services , and imposing sentence.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Caprio v. NYS Department of Taxation, 651176/11

Cite as: Caprio v. NYS Department of Taxation, 651176/11, NYLJ 1202650501996, at *1 Plaintiff appeal from the judgment of the Supreme Court, New York County , entered November 5, 2012, dismissing the complaint, and bringing up for review an order, same court and Justice, entered September 25, 2012, which granted defendants' motion for summary ... (more)


Related Topix: Tax

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Ex-Partner Sues Chef Gordon Ramsay for $10M

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay purposefully drove his popular Los Angeles eatery out of business and used a business partner's investment to open another restaurant without him, the investor claims in a $10 million lawsuit.


Related Topix: Hell's Kitchen, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Gordon Ramsay, Life, Food, Chefs

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Major Drug Trafficker Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Two Murder-for-Hire Conspiracies

April 4, 2014 - Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Roger Key, a/k/a "Luchie," a violent and large-scale drug trafficker who operated in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York, was found guilty yesterday in Manhattan federal court of two murder-for-hire conspiracies, attempted murder, and ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Harrison, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014


Nyack Sketch Log: The Hopper Years

New York County remains the center of the American art universe. But according to the curator of the current exhibit at the Edward Hopper House, the big bang that created the American modern art cosmos may have happened here in Rockland County.


Related Topix: Nyack, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Rockland County, NY, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Appellate Court Reinstates Judgment For Landlord in 'Mogi'

In our December 2012 column, we wrote about the Appellate Division, First Department's Oct. 2, 2012 decision in 409-411 Sixth Street v.


The Real Deal

A rental heat map showing clusters of cities with varying return rates.

Landlords may not get much sympathy from New York City tenants as rental rates continue their rapid ascent , but they might snag a sympathetic ear from landlords in other U.S. cities.


Related Topix: Brooklyn (Atlanta, GA), Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Daughter recounts long life of Iran-Contra prosecutor

Eulogies to the distinguished jurist, Lawrence Walsh, filled the pages and airwaves of the American news media this past week.


Related Topix: Mafia, Canada, World News,

AG Schneiderman Appoints Three New Bureau Chiefs

March 31, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the appointments of three experienced lawyers to lead key bureaus of his office: Daniel Cort as Chief of the Public Integrity Bureau, Kathleen McGee as Chief of the Internet Bureau and Thomas Teige Carroll as Chief of the Taxpayer Protection Bureau.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Garrison, NY

Washington Square News

Group hopes to overturn e-cigarette ban

The New York City Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment filed a lawsuit on March 25 in the New York County Supreme Court to overturn the ban on electronic cigarettes - one of Michael Bloomberg's last acts as mayor.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

Sat Mar 29, 2014


$1.6 Million Awarded to Lesbian Chef in New York

Chef Mirella Salemi was urged to go straight, marry, and dress feminine - or wait for eternal damnation.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), North Salem, NY, South Salem, NY, Salem, NY

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Unpleasantness at the Carnegie Deli

The owner of New York's Carnegie Deli sued her husband and his alleged mistress for $10 million, the amount she claims the couple stole from her and the business over the past two decades.


Tue Mar 25, 2014


Recovery of Legal Fees and the Voluntary Payment Doctrine

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 -- JSBarkats PLLC, a law firm headquartered in the heart of Manhattan, NY announced today its successful outcome in the case of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. v.


Related Topix: New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Mauro v. Walcott, 100767/11

Order, Supreme Court, New York County , entered June 27, 2012, which denied the petition to vacate findings of misconduct and restore petitioner to her teaching position, and granted respondent's cross motion to dismiss the petition and confirm the arbitration award, unanimously modified, on the law, to grant the petition and deny the cross motion ... (more)


Related Topix: 9, Harris, NY, Scarsdale, NY, Mamaroneck, NY

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Real Estate Business Gets Ugly in NYC

A man who pleaded guilty to securities fraud in 1998 wants a state court to put a stop to lawsuits that he claims threaten his life and the well-being of his wife and two children.


Mon Mar 17, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Iran seeks banned components for nuke, missile programs: U.S.

PanARMENIAN.Net - Iran has pursued a longstanding effort to buy banned components for its nuclear and missile programs in recent months, a U.S. official said, a period when it struck an interim deal with major powers to limit its disputed atomic activity, Reuters reported.