Category: Local News

New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay Fatally Shoots Himself In Cemetery — CBS New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state assemblyman facing a Republican primary challenge next week and a fraud trial in Cambodia has killed himself. Rochester police say an officer responding to a 911 call saw Assemblyman Bill Nojay die Friday morning from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the city’s Riverside Cemetery. The 59-year-old attorney… via New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay Fatally Shoots Himself In … Read More New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay Fatally Shoots Himself In Cemetery — CBS New York

Tiny Perfect Moments: Lightening — Discover

“[W]e were lucky to be alive, and not just because we didn’t get hit by lightening.” Good friends, a ferocious storm, and the beauty of being alive — and together. via Tiny Perfect Moments: Lightening — Discover

Back To School: A Reading List — Longreads Blog

Bullies, teachers, classmates—it’s time to head back to school with these six stories from the The Big Roundtable, Los Angeles Times, and more. via Back To School: A Reading List — Longreads Blog

Playing Pokemon Go on Smartphone

AUBURN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP)– A man is recovering from minor injuries he suffered when he crashed his brother’s car into a tree in central New York while playing Pokémon Go on his smartphone. Police in Auburn in the Finger Lakes region tell The Citizen that 28-year-old Steven Cary of Portland, Oregon, crashed late Tuesday night while playing… via Police: Man Recovering After Crashing Into Tree While … Read More Playing Pokemon Go on Smartphone

Star Trek Exhibit Comes To Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)– New Yorkers were able to travel through the galaxy without leaving port this weekend as a new Star Trek exhibit was on board the USS Intrepid. Trekkies took over the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum Saturday as academy training began with everything from communication to medical scanning, CBS2’s Magdalena Doris reported.… via Star Trek Exhibit Comes To Intrepid Sea, Air & … Read More Star Trek Exhibit Comes To Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum — CBS New York