Tag archive for ‘New York’
By Judy Aron On Friday, June 1st, 2012

Bloomberg’s Junk Food Schizophrenia

Source: NBC On the one hand NYC Mayor Bloomberg is the 16 oz. Soda Nazi… with a plan to ban the sale of soda and other sugar laden drinks over 16 oz. On the other hand … NYC Mayor Bloomberg and his More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Keeling Pilaro, New York boy, ok to play on girl’s field hockey team

(AP) – The biggest goal of Keeling Pilaro’s field hockey career happened far from an athletic field on Tuesday. An athletics committee determined the 13-year-old boy can keep playing on the girls’ More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

$6 gas? Gas Stations are tacking on $2 fees for credit card use

It’s no secret that gas stations all around the country sometimes tack on the cost of credit card processing for fuel payments. And while you may be willing to pay a few cents more per gallon pumped, some More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Madame Tussauds New York to open Marvel Comics exhibit

Madame Tussauds New York will unveil an exhibit based on Marvel Comics superheroes on Thursday. The show will feature wax likenesses of iconic characters including Spider-Man, Iron Man and the Hulk as “The More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, March 26th, 2012

NYC schools to ban words (Halloween, divorce, wealth, dinosaurs) to protect the kids

New York City bans mention of dinosaurs, dancing, birthdays and more on student tests – FOX Headline Last week it was the UK who wanted to ban childhood friendships to shield children from the painful emotions More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, March 25th, 2012

New York University to stop cancelling classes for Jewish, Christian holidays

The American Center for Law and Justice is urging the president of New York’s Stony Brook University to reverse a decision that ends a long-standing practice of closing school in observance of major Christian More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

New York Christians march against church ban

Photo/NY City Council New York Christians aren‘t happy about New York City’s ban on churches meeting in public schools. On Sunday, hundreds of religious leaders, politicians and individuals who stand firmly More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Joan Barnett, NY school employee, fakes daughters death for vacation time

According to court records, Joan Barnett pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in the case this fall. She was also fired from her job as a parent coordinator at the Manhattan High School of Hospitality Management. Fancy More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, December 25th, 2011

VIDEO: Scott LoBaido protests Christmas tree ban with costume

Scott LoBaido is fighting to bring Christmas trees back into NYC’s transportation hubs. LoBaido designed and wore a Christmas tree costume (see video below) From the Blaze: After being sued for allowing Christmas More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, December 19th, 2011

50 more Occupy Wall Street protesters arrest trespassing onto Trinity Church

Photo/David Shankdone(Reuters) – More than 50 anti-Wall Street protesters were arrested on Saturday after they tried to climb over a chain-link fence around a church parking lot in a bid to establish a new More...