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Attorney General James Scores Statewide Victory Supporting LGBTQ+ Community

New York Attorney General Letitia James scored a statewide victory supporting the LGBTQ+ community after a federal court dismissed a case brought by an...

Buffalo Starbucks Employees Formed Company’s First Union In The Nation

New York Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement applauding Starbucks employees in Buffalo for successfully forming the company’s first union...

As Drug Overdoses Climbed, The State Failed To Inspect Residential Drug...

New Yorkers in residential drug treatment programs have been poorly served by the failure of the state’s Office of Addiction Services and...

New York Attorney General Letitia James Announces Historic Bid For Governor

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced her historic candidacy for governor of the state of New York. The announcement, made...

Consumer Alert: Deceptive Cannabis Products Sold In Snack Packaging

New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued an alert to New York parents concerning products that are deceptively designed to look...

Extension Of Certain Deadlines For Taxpayers, Affected By Post-Tropical Depression Ida

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced an extension for certain tax filing and payment deadlines for taxpayers who...

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves New York Disaster Declaration

Today, September 05, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of New York and...

Warning About Price Gouging In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Henri

New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued a consumer alert, warning both consumers and businesses to be on alert for potential...

Metro-North Railroad Announces Resumption Of Ferry Service

MTA Metro-North Railroad President Catherine Rinaldi today announced the Haverstraw-Ossining and Newburgh-Beacon ferry services will resume on Monday, August 30, 2021. The...

Passport Backlog Must End

Standing with New Yorkers who are at their wit’s end amid continued passport processing delays, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer demanded the State Department...

Information On Emergency Rental Assistance Program Applicants Requested From The State

The Legal Aid Society called on the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) to release information – including...

Happy 4th Of July

July 04, 1776Independence Day in America We celebrate the day we declared independence from Britain, long preceding the day...

The Child Tax Credit, Part Of The American Rescue Plan, Provides...

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded taxpayers to review their eligibility for The Child Tax Credit. The...

Statement On Statewide Residential Eviction Moratorium Legislation

Judith Goldiner, Attorney-In-Charge of the Civil Law Reform Unit at The Legal Aid Society, issued the following statement in response to the...

New York State Hates Disabled Children

New York State public schools received a $3 billion, 11% increase in funding. New York special needs schools received ZERO. 

Humane Alternatives To Long-Term Solitary Confinement Act Signed Into Law

Tina Luongo, Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Defense Practice at The Legal Aid Society, issued the following statement on the Humane Alternatives to...

Looking To Hire Summer Camp Counselors & Lifequards

The Village of Ossining is looking to hire summer camp counselors and lifeguards. To inquire, please contact Robert Chesna...

Free Job Readiness Program For Teens & Young Adults 14-21

Those 16 and older who successfully complete the 6 week workshop will receive priority for hire at the Ossining Summer Day Camp.

Legal Aid Society Statement On New York State Marijuana Legalization

Anne Oredeko, Supervising Attorney of the Racial Justice Unit, and Anthony Posada, Supervising Attorney of the Community Justice Unit at The Legal...

Looking To Hire A Park Groundskeeper

The Town of Ossining Parks Department is seeking to fill a seasonal position of Park Groundskeeper. Please complete an...

Lawsuit To Secure Inmates In New York State Prisons Access To...

The Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Health...

NY’s Colleges, Universities, & Students To Get $2.6B In Latest CoViD-19...

Following steadfast support for New York’s colleges and universities throughout the pandemic, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced that the recently-signed American...

St. Patrick’s Day

Get ready for green lights, green hats, even green beer! St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17th. Why is Ireland’s national day...

Looking To Hire A Laborer

The Department of Public Works is actively hiring a Laborer. This is a salary position paying in the range of $49,397 to...

$500K For New York Homeowners In Need Of Mortgage Assistance

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a $500,000 settlement with Champion, the reverse mortgage servicing division of Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, over allegations...

Investors Warned About Extreme Risk When Investing In Cryptocurrencies

In her ongoing efforts to protect New York investors, New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued two alerts in response to...