Tag archive for ‘NY’
Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

NY Court Under Investigation Regarding Links to Sheldon Silver

The civil division of the New York State Supreme Court is being investigated by federal authorities over its links to alleged corruption by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a source told the New York Post. Silver More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

AG Schneiderman Demands More Forgiving Approach to Credit Histories

Citibank, a division of Citigroup, reached an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to take a more merciful approach to screening for savings and checking accounts. Schneiderman wants More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Sheldon Silver to Be Replaced Temporarily, New Speaker Picked Feb. 10

Sheldon Silver, Speaker of the New York State Assembly, is going to leave his post, to be replaced by majority leader Joseph D. Morelle, a Democrat from Rochester, as interim speaker. A new Speaker More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, January 26th, 2015

NY DA Schneiderman Nabs Unkempt Con Man Posing as Fashion Designer

An Orange County man who was out on parole, and kind of looked like he was still in jail, somehow managed to convince someone that he was the internationally famous fashion designer Bill Bollard and tricked More...

Noam Meir On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Roman Abramovich Needs Landmarks Approval for NY Mansion

Roman Abramovich has asked New York City’s Landmarks Preservations Committee to approve his plans to combine three old townhouses on East 75th Street into one new mega mansion, The New York Post has reported. But More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Playoffs Possible for Wilpon’s NY Mets, But Fans Still Riddled with Angst

The New York Mets hope to be a contender this season for the first time since 2008, but the prevalent feeling among fans is one of negativity due to the ownership’s continuing payroll problems and the team’s More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Embattled Sheldon Silver Is Not Stepping Down, his Assembly Loyalists Are Stepping Up

NY State Assembly Speaker Silver is not quitting his job, the NY Times reported, he only “temporarily delegates his duties as speaker to a group of senior Assembly members.” That means that the More...

Lilach Weissman On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

No Silver Lining For NY’s Powerful Assembly Speaker

The longest serving NY State Assembly Speaker, Sheldon Silver, was arrested on Thursday. If charges turn out to be true that he did abuse his position to receive substantial kickbacks from a law firm,  More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Will Michael Bloomberg Buy the NY Times?

Michael R. Bloomberg is interested in buying the New York Times. This according to a report in New York Magazine. The magazine sites a source close to Bloomberg that said the billionaire told the New York Times More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Uber Returns to India, Applies for Taxi License

Uber has decided to seek a taxi license in India where it has begun to operate again after one of its drivers there was accused of rape. The company does not ordinarily attempt to attain formal status as a taxi More...

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