• Lawmakers Call for Increased NY Infrastructure Funds

    On Tuesday, Gates Town Supervisor Mark Assini  was joined by legislators from the state Assembly Minority Conference and Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks at a press conference in front of the Route 390 Bridges on Trolley Boulevard. The lawmakers urged Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to commit more funding to the roads. While Assini suggested that the […]

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  • Subway Ridership Hits 65-Year High

    According to recent MTA New York City Transit Data, in 2014 the average weekday saw 5.6 million subway riders and the average weekend saw  6 million riders-  the highest the subway has seen in 65 years. The biggest increase was seen in Brooklyn, on the M and L lines. In Manhattan, ridership grew by 2.5 […]

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  • Governor Announces $15.6 Million NYSDOT Bridge Project

    Governor Cuomo has announced that work on a $15.6 million project to replace seven bridges carrying Route 73 in the Town of Keene, Essex County is set to begin this week. The project is part of The Scour Critical/Flood Prone Bridge Program, a collaboration between the New York State Department of Transportation, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services and Governor’s Office of Storm

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  • City aims for more affordable, less ugly housing

    The city released a sweeping proposal Friday that would dramatically alter the way buildings look in New York City, possibly ushering in a new generation of buildings that look more like the varied structures of yore while making it easier and cheaper to create affordable housing units.

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