Facing extraordinary pressure, Rep. Jerry Nadler became the lone Jewish Democrat from New York to endorse the president’s proposed agreement with Iran, which would lift economic sanctions in exchange for Iran’s taking steps to abandon a path to nuclear arms.

New York City’s film commissioner, Cynthia Lopez, has tendered her resignation, and will leave the de Blasio administration in late October to pursue other opportunities in the production industry.

Success Academy founder and C.E.O. says she is interested in running for mayor, and that she will “let everyone know” when she decides whether to run against de Blasio in 2017.

With Congress expected to vote next month on President Obama’s proposed nuclear deal with Iran, nearly half of New York’s congressional delegation remains undecided or did not respond to questions about their position on the agreement.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons could “jeopardize the safety of young children and families” if it moves forward with a proposal to open a halfway house in Syracuse’s Tipperary Hill neighborhood, Rep. John Katko warned.

Westchester County is tightening up rules for visitors to the county jail, a month after 13 inmates got sick on synthetic marijuana that was allegedly slipped to a prisoner by his visiting wife.

Prosecutors are urging a federal judge to throw the book at ex-Brooklyn Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. when he is sentenced next month for soliciting bribes.

Cuomo announced that attendance at New York State Park campgrounds is on pace for another record-setting year, and reminded New Yorkers that many of the state’s finest camping facilities are open for fall camping well into the autumn months.

The driver involved in the May 30th accident that killed 3-year-old Maksym Sugorovskiy and critically injured his 5-year-old sister in Buffalo’s Delaware Park will not face criminal charges. He likely will be charged with a vehicle and traffic infraction.

In an attempt to reduce deaths and injuries due to drunk driving, Cuomo announced an end-of-summer crackdown on impaired driving. The initiative, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” will be a joint effort of the State Police and local law enforcement to be more vigilant and proactive when screening for impaired drivers.

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is sending her daughter to private school. “We are Christians and we wanted to make a faith-based decision, but also one that we believe will give her the academic success she needs for her future,” the mayor said.

Former NIFA Board member George Marlin has some recommendations for his erstwhile colleagues when it comes to managing Nassau County’s deteriorating fiscal health.

How did organizers of the opt-out movement in New York Mills, a small school district in Oneida County where between 74 and 77 percent of kids didn’t sit for state English or math tests, see so much success?

Students from wealthier districts tended to perform far better on this year’s Common Core math exam than their peers in less affluent districts, but also opted out of the test at higher levels, according to analysis by POLITICO New York.

While emphasizing that Clinton’s defense cannot be judged until the content of the messages are fully analyzed, fellow diplomats and other specialists said if any emails were blatantly of a sensitive nature, she could have been expected to flag it.

A veteran of the war in Afghanistan will be the new highest ranking non-commissioned officer of the 10,500 member New York Army National Guard.