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State DEC plans $13M recreation complex at former Frontier Town

NORTH HUDSON — Commissioner Basil Seggos of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced plans for the $13 million Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian and Day Use Area Thursday. The application for the plans was deemed complete by the state Adirondack Park Agency, ...

Manning to remain starter for Giants

By TOM CANAVAN The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants are sticking with Eli Manning. A day after saying he wasn’t sure who would start against the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles, interim coach Steve Spagnuolo on Monday left no doubt that the two-time ...

Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Patriots, 27-20

By STEVEN WINE The Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part. Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and Miami ...

Bills remain firmly in AFC playoff race

By JOHN WAWROW The Associated Press ORCHARD PARK — Once the last snowball was thrown and the final snow angel formed on the New Era Field turf, Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier trudged to the parking lot, where he discovered his car better resembled a snowdrift. “It was hard ...

Jets’ McCown done for season with broken hand

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. The Associated Press NEW YORK — The best season of Josh McCown’s career has come to an abrupt and painful end. The New York Jets quarterback who established himself as a respected leader will miss the team’s final three games with a broken left hand that will ...

NHL Roundup: Islanders snap winless streak

NEW YORK (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves after getting a vote of confidence from his coach, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Monday night to snap a three-game winless streak. Brock Nelson, Andrew Ladd and John Tavares scored goals for the Islanders, who ...

NBA Roundup: Rockets get past Pelicans, 130-123

HOUSTON (AP) — Clint Capela scored a career-high 28 points, James Harden had 26 points and 17 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130-123 on Monday night for their 10th straight victory. The game was tied with about three minutes remaining after Harden made two ...

Man sets off pipe bomb in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A man inspired by the Islamic State group set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and sending New York commuters fleeing in terror through the smoky ...

Gillibrand calls for Trump to resign

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump sailed past a raft of allegations of sexual misconduct in last year’s presidential election. Now the national #MeToo spotlight is turning back to Trump and his past conduct. Several of his accusers are urging Congress to investigate his behavior, and a number ...

‘Shape of water,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ lead Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War-era fairytale “The Shape of Water” swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama “Big Little Lies” led television nominees with six nods. In what’s being viewed as a wide-open Oscar race so ...

Woman charged in pregnant neighbor’s death pleads guilty

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman pleaded guilty Monday in the killing of a pregnant neighbor so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby, though officials are still saying little about how the victim died. Brooke Crews, 38, could face life in prison after pleading guilty to ...

Batali steps down after allegations

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mario Batali has surrendered oversight of daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years. The online site Eater New York, part of Vox Media, reported Monday that the incidents ...

Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn’t the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week. The president’s proclamation on Bears Ears National Monument also contained a ...

Ice Age fossils discovered in subway work

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by. When her phone buzzes, she quickly dons a neon vest, hard hat and goggles before climbing deep down into a massive construction site ...

Mining to resume at nuke waste dump for first time since leak

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository are flipping the switch on an interim ventilation system this week, allowing mining to resume for the first time since a 2014 radiation release contaminated part of the facility. Still, they ...

Is flirting sexual harassment?

By MONA CHAREN In 2003 a genetics paper revealed that one in 200 men alive in that year was a direct descendant of Genghis Khan (1162-1227). Khan was the Mongol emperor whose armies swept out of the north to conquer pretty much all of Asia. His successors took big chunks of Europe as well. ...

The education of Goldston

By ERICK ERICKSON James Goldston is not, nor should he be, a household name. He is the President of ABC News and he is in the midst of a great education on why Americans distrust the American media so much. In the words of Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter at CNN, Goldston “excoriated staff ...

Pictured from left are the Cideryard's Courtney Spencer, Danielle Krizan, Mitch Rogers and Sam and Todd Rogers. Rogers' Cideryard is open Fridays 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from noon until 9 p.m. (Photo submitted)

Open for business

To celebrate the Grand Opening of Rogers' Cideryard on Nov. 18, the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting event. Pictured from left are the Cideryard’s Courtney Spencer, Danielle Krizan, Mitch Rogers and Sam and Todd Rogers. Rogers’ Cideryard is open Fridays ...

Averting ‘porch pirates’ and house fires

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The holiday season typically conjures up images of good food, joyful traditions and the generosity of family and friends. Unfortunately, it can also be a time for serious (and usually preventable) hazards, porch pirates and even a few party poopers. Holiday hazzards by ...

First U.S. baby born from a womb transplant

DALLAS (AP) — The first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the United States has occurred in Texas, a milestone for the U.S. but one achieved several years ago in Sweden. A woman who had been born without a uterus gave birth to the baby at Baylor University Medical Center in ...