“It is highly unusual for a charter school in New York City to close, but the U.F.T. charter has consistently been one of the lowest performing schools—charter or otherwise—in the city and has received stern warnings from its authorizer, the SUNY Charter School Institute, about its viability.”
Ithaca, N.Y., best known as home of the fictional University of Ithaca in 2000′s Road Trip, has given up trying to attract tourists to the snow packed town. In an ad on VisitIthaca.com, the Ithaca-Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau is instead directing people to visit the Florida Keys.
Affluent grandmother and public speaker Hillary Clinton is looking for a new home to serve as the headquarters for her 2016 presidential campaign, MSNBC reports.
Clinton was initially thought to be eyeing White Plains, N.Y., a few miles down the road from Chappaqua, where she and her husband own a multi-million dollar mansion. But apparently, aides were worried the choice “could contribute to the narrative that Clinton is out of touch.”
Because we all must make a living, art critics, curators, and scholars have spent much of the last fifty years reconsidering the role of Picasso in the Cubist movement. Through the 1960s or so, Cubism was popularly seen as a movement dominated by the great man, despite the contributions of other artists who, while prominent, were never blessed with Picasso’s level of global celebrity.
Residents of 12 states–Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin–will have a happier 2015 thanks to lower tax bills, the Washington Times reported Monday.
The New York clinic that treated Joan Rivers leading up to a fatal complication during a medical procedure made several mistakes along the way, the Times of Israel reported Tuesday.
Rejoice, America! The worst candidate of the 2014 has lost to incumbent Rep. Chris Gibson by 30 points, which was precisely the margin required to keep the American Dream alive. With all precincts reporting in New York’s 19th congressional district, here are the results, via CNN:
Facebook spouse and worst candidate of 2014 Sean Eldridge has conceded defeat to Republican Chris Gibson in New York’s 19th Congressional district. According to CNN, Eldridge trails by 26 points with nearly 75 percent of precincts reporting: