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One of more than 20 subspecies of cougar and native to the southeastern United States, the Florida Panther is most certainly still highly endangered. Biologists estimate that less than 100 of the animals are alive in the wild today, hanging on in the southern tip of Florida below the Caloosahatchee River. Their current range represents less than five percent...

Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, prominent national civil rights attorneys who founded the Innocence Project, today will announce their personal support for Cy Vance, Democratic candidate for Manhattan District Attorney. 


Heist Gallery is proud to present the summer program 1(212): The City’s Summer Heist, curated by Julie Fishkin and Matt Lucas. 1(212), a series of two-week exhibitions, alternates between solo and two-person shows and presents a program of artistic nods to our city, to celebrate unremitting life and the creativity it breeds. NYC is huge, confusing, inspiring, and inescapably real, just like the work Heist Gallery presents this summer.
 


Manhattan District Attorney candidate Cy Vance today called for new policies to help combat the threat of terrorism. Vance’s comprehensive plan will ensure that the DA's Office remains at the forefront of national anti-terrorism efforts.

Dear EarthTalk: I’m sure there are many good environmental reasons to build a rooftop garden. Can you enlighten? And also I’d like to know how to go about creating one and whether or not some municipalities might offer incentives to do so.       


“The disorganization and lack of oversight which forced the Board to remove Gerson from the ballot is a continuation of the poor job he has done in the City Council for the past eight years,” Margaret said. “His disqualification is further proof that we need an active representative with deep roots in the community and a legacy of going the extra mile to get results on issues vital to our families.”


“Today is a great victory for all New York City tenants.  The Tenant Protection Act was signed into law because we wanted to give families the power to confront a landlord that was engaging in a pattern of behavior designed to get them out of their homes,” said Speaker Christine C. Quinn.

US Representative Jerry Nadler (D-NY) today endorsed Richard Aborn for Manhattan District Attorney, touting Aborn’s progressive vision and record for the office.     


Have you been jonesing for Las Vegas, but stuck spending the summer in the seedy pits of desperation that is the Hamptons?  (That was sarcasm.)  Well anyway, you’re in luck. 
 

According to consumer advocate Remar Sutton, there are many ways to save energy and other resources around the home without spending a lot of money. And taking action sooner rather than later will lead to ongoing savings on utility bills, so a little cash outlay now will more than pay for itself in the long run.