Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City and the New York City area with no public events scheduled.

President Donald Trump participates in two bill signings, one for S. 3508, the “Save Our Seas Act of 2018,” the other for H.R. 1551, the “Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act.”

In the afternoon, Trump delivers remarks at the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons annual meeting.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is in the city with no public events scheduled.

At 9 a.m., City & State holds a networking reception for the Nonprofit Power 50 list, gathering the most influential people in the nonprofit sector, Battery Gardens Restaurant, 1 Battery Place, Manhattan.

Also at 9 a.m., LG Kathy Hochul delivers remarks at a rally for NY-27 Democratic candidate Nate McMurray, USW Local 2603, 3184 Lakeshore Rd., Blasdell.

At 9 a.m., Democratic state Senate candidate Jessica Ramos and Sen. Mike Gianaris pledge to work together to reimagine the MTA, strengthen tenant protections, and improve support for schools, 31st Street and Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria, Queens.

At 10 a.m., Rep. Nita Lowey delivers remarks at a senior fair hosted by state Sen. David Carlucci and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef, Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining.

At 11 a.m., independent gubernatorial candidate Stephanie Miner and LG candidate Michael Volpe discuss a detailed plan for the state to take over county Medicaid expenses, lowering property taxes for homeowners and businesses, Boehlert Transportation Center, 321 Main St., Utica.

At 11:30 a.m., Assemblyman Victor Pichardo holds a press conference with state Sen. Gustavo Rivera to call for an investigation into Tom Liotti due to recent racist statements referencing the Bronx, Bronx County Supreme Court steps, 851 Grand Concourse, the Bronx.

Also at 11:30 a.m., Dutchess County Executive and GOO gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro and Sen. Marty Golden demand that Cuomo not set another cop killer free, (Anthony Bottom, partner of released Herman Bell, is scheduled to have his parole Board hearing tomorrow), outside Golden’s campaign HQ, 7615 3rd Ave., Brooklyn.

Also at 11:30 a.m., Lowey delivers remarks at the Town of Haverstraw’s 12th Annual Ninety-Plus Recognition Day, celebrating residents age 90 or older, Hudson Water Club, 606 Beach Road, West Haverstraw.

At noon, Regent Beverly Ouderkirk visits Keane Elementary School in Schenectady, as students receive comprehensive no-cost vision exams and eyeglasses, 1252 Albany St.

At 1 p.m., Hochul announces her support of Democratic state Senate Candidates Jeremy Cooney and Jen Lunsford and rallies for the Reproductive Health Act, Susan B. Anthony Park, 31 Madison St., Rochester.

At 1:30 p.m., Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and rapper Fat Joe launch a new initiative designed to increase student performance in Bronx public schools, 977 Fox St., the Bronx.

At 2 p.m., Rep. Adriano Espaillat hosts a press conference to provide residents of New York’s 13th Congressional District with an update on his work to ensure temporary protected status remains viable, Harlem State Office Building, 163 W. 125th St., Manhattan.

At 2:30 p.m., Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis holds a press conference to call for action to address the flawed system that has caused property taxes in lower- and middle-income parts of Brooklyn to skyrocket, corner of 99th Street and Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn.

At 3 p.m., Diaz and NYC Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson host a press conference to recognize National Coming Out Day during LGBT History Month, Bronx County Building steps, 851 Grand Concourse, the Bronx.

At 4 p.m., HOT 97 and Diaz co-host a voter registration drive, corner of East 161st Street and the Grand Concourse, the Bronx.

Also at 4 p.m., state Senate candidate John Liu and Nancy Tong, 47th Assembly District Democratic leader, will announce their endorsement of state Senate District 22 Democratic candidate Andrew Gounardes, 6802 8th Ave., Brooklyn.

Also at 4 p.m., activists and advocates will deliver thousands of petition signatures to NYS Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, calling on her to take action to take action to stop ICE courthouse arrests, followed by a “speak out” at 5 p.m., Foley Square, Manhattan.

At 5 p.m., Molinaro will be a guest on AM The Answer 970 AM with guest host Jeanne Zaino.

6 p.m., Diaz hosts his annual Italian Heritage & Culture Celebration, featuring honorees Matilda Cuomo, Patrick “Pat” LaFrieda Jr. and Dr. Michael Brescia, Schiff Family Great Hall at the Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., the Bronx.

6:30 p.m., members of the NYC Advisory Commission on Property Tax Reform hold a public hearing to listen to people who pay property taxes directly or indirectly, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Forchheimer Medical Science Building, Robbins Auditorium, 1300 Morris Park Ave., the Bronx.


Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the continental United States, slammed into the Florida Panhandle, and has been blamed for at least one death.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he is prepared to send 75 members of the 106th Rescue Wing, including specially trained pararescue airmen and combat rescue officers, to Gulfport, Miss., to pitch in during and after the storm.

As the Dow Jones closed 831 points down, Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve, just a day after saying again that he disagrees with the decision to raise interest rates, saying it “has gone crazy.”

The FBI’s former top lawyer told congressional officials in private testimony last week that he had taken seriously a suggestion by the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, to secretly tape conversations with Trump but viewed it as too risky and unlikely to deliver meaningful information.

Trump said that his administration is talking to former White House aide Dina Powell about taking Ambassador Nikki Haley’s post at the UN — but that’s she’s one of several contenders.

A Supreme Court argument over the detention of immigrants during deportation proceedings seemed to expose a divide between Trump’s two appointees, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

The former parent company of beleaguered Newsweek ran a $10 million fraud scheme, tricking lenders into loaning out large sums to pay for high-end computer servers they never bought, according to an indictment unsealed yesterday.

Former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg, 76, announced that he had re-registered as a Democrat for the first time since leaving the party in 2001, in what some are interpreting as a sign that he may run for president under that party’s banner in 2020.

Ester Fuchs and Chris Coffey, former Bloomberg aides, sat down with NY1’s Josh Robin to discuss the ex-mayor’s possible plans to run for president and why they think he can change the deeply partisan nature of Washington.

Republican Assemblyman Joseph Errigo, 80, who lost a GOP primary last month, was criminally charged with accepting a $10,500 bribe to further a local development project.

Errigo, who has served two stints in the Assembly for a total of 12 years, introduced a bill in March to further the aims of the unnamed party that paid the bribe.

The bill would have reduced local-government control over some development projects and given more authority to the state DOT, and never went anywhere.

The document alleged the scheme was hatched last September by another member of the state Assembly and a registered lobbyist, who then enlisted Errigo as a way to shield the first assemblyman from scrutiny. Neither of those parties is named.

Nauman Hussain, 28, the operator of a limo company involved in the crash that killed 20 people in Schoharie last weekend, walked free on $150,000 bond after pleading not guilty to charges of criminally negligent homicide during an arraignment last night.

Hussain was taken into custody by the State Police during a traffic stop on a highway in Watervliet, and charged with one count of criminally negligent homicide involving all 20 crash victims.

Hussain’s car was packed with luggage when he was stopped on a highway near Albany. His attorney, Lee Kindlon, said his client felt unsafe at home because he’d gotten threats.

SUNY Oswego professor Brian Hough, his wife Jackie, their 9-year-old son and his in-laws were on the way to a wedding when they decided to stop at the Apple Barrel Country Store and Cafe, and their lives were changed forever by the limo crash.

In the days since the limousine crash in Schoharie County that took the lives of 20 people, more than $565,000 has been raised for the victims as of last night.

Three of the most endangered sitting Republican state senators as the fight for control of the chamber heads into the final stretch are on Long Island.

Republican nominee Bob Antonacci’s campaign offered a harsh assessment of Democratic foe John Mannion’s finances following the 32-day fundraising reports filed by both candidates in the 50th Senate District race, saying he’s “nearly broke” as Election Day approaches.

Infamous cop-killer Herman Bell was among the parolees who voted (in this case, via absentee ballot) in the Democratic primary between Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon, according to the Board of Elections.

Blasting GOP challenger Marc Molinaro as a “radical conservative,” Cuomo released a new ad taking aim at the Dutchess County executive’s record on guns.

Stephanie Miner, the former Syracuse mayor running on the Serve America Movement line, brought her campaign to the sprawling, South Buffalo complex financed by the governor’s Buffalo Billion program, calling it “the worst kind of investment of public resources.”

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia said she may ask for an extension of the existing moratorium on plans to tie student test results to teacher evaluations.

Workers from the NYC yellow school bus industry’s largest union voted to authorize a strike, as employees, yellow bus companies and the city struggled to reach deals on worker contracts amid tumult in the $1.2 billion enterprise.

A recent tragedy in Queens in which a daycare worker stabbed three infants and tow adults has raised new questions about the shadowy business of so-called “birth tourism” in which immigrants travel to give birth in the U.S. to obtain citizenship for their babies.

NYC’s Jewish day-school and yeshiva student populations are exploding, according to state data. There are now 110,485 kids enrolled at the schools across the five boroughs — a hike of 10,000 from just two years ago.

The number of men stricken with breast cancer after being exposed to the air around Ground Zero has reached 30 — a month after The NY Post reported on a rare cluster of 15 cases.

Federal authorities have charged a New York man with building a 200-pound (90-kilogram) bomb they say he planned to detonate on Election Day on the National Mall in Washington.

NY-27 Democratic candidate Nate McMurray says he and his supporters will be their own “calvary” because they can’t wait for assistance from the national Democrats, which so far has not been forthcoming as he tries to unseat scandal-scarred Republican Rep. Chris Collins.

In the NY-23 race, Republican Rep. Tom Reed, a staunch Trump supporter, routinely refers to his Democratic opponent, cybersecurity expert Tracy Mitrano, as an “extreme Ithaca liberal,” even though she no longer lives there, is a proud gun owner and holds many policy positions that aren’t terribly extreme.

A super PAC that aims to help Democrats retake the House is running a television ad accusing NY-19 Republican Rep. John Faso of “breaking his promise to a woman with a pre-existing condition.” Faso’s campaign says the ad is false and misleading.

Advocates are urging Cuomo to sign legislation that would connect rural agricultural businesses in New York with new funding streams.

The sexual assault case against disgrace former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is in danger of crumbling after Manhattan prosecutors found an accuser’s written account of her encounter with him that suggests it was consensual, multiple sources told The NY Post.

One person has died in a second cluster of Legionnaires’ disease discovered in Washington Heights this year, officials announced.

The MTA announced the launch of what it bills as the nation’s first-ever “Transit Tech Lab” to identify technologies that can move buses faster and reduce the impact of subway delays.

The suspect in two separate shootings that led to a massive police chase in Rochester yesterday morning is dead. During that chase, the suspect fired out the windows of the U-haul vehicle he was driving. He also drove directly at a sheriff’s deputy.

Anthony Scaramucci, the rock-ribbed Republican who briefly worked as comms director for Trump, professed his “love” for Democrat Cuomo at fundraiser he was hosting for CHele Farley, the GOP challenger to Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

The typical homeowner in the Town of Tonawanda would pay an extra $13.54 next year under the town supervisor’s 2019 budget plan, as the community continues to wrestle with the effects of the 2016 closing of NRG Energy’s Huntley Generating Station – once its largest property taxpayer.

Some Albany County residents could see a slight decrease in county taxes next year under County Executive Daniel McCoy’s proposed $711.1 million 2019 budget.

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he shouldn’t have used the words “girlie man” to insult his political rivals, adding: “In the long term, it’s better to not say that.”

In NYC, the term “newsstand” turns out to be something of a misnomer.

The state DEC determined a reported black bear attack in the southeast Adirondacks that resulted in a man being hospitalized Monday night was a fake – the injuries were the result of an ATV accident and there was no evidence he was attacked by an animal.

It wasn’t a llama that got loose and snarled traffic in Brooklyn yesterday, it was an Alpaca named “Alfalfa.”