New York Society & Culture
New York Society and Culture Directory. New York Clubs, Disability Resources, Gay, Lesbian,
and Bisexual, NY History, Museums in NY, Organizations, Politics & Religion, Women & Youth
resources and websites. New York information, news web sites, resources cotaining photos, maps, events.
Links to the governmental and business services, Christianity, Hindu, Islamic & Judaism religion resources,
Emphasizes the importance of Black history in the state. Provides historical information and links to related resources.
IBEW Local 83
Representing 1800 employees in the electrical and utilities industries in Binghamton, Brewster, Elmira, Hornell, Ithaca, Liberty, Oneonta and Plattsburgh, NY. Site features a newsletter, information on meetings, links to important sites and topics for electrical and utility workers.
Central New York Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
Lists contact information about local unions, upcoming events, the Executive Board, and labor and union issues. Covers Broome, Cayuga, Cortland, Delaware, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins Counties.
Brain Injury Association of New York State
A not-for-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of individuals with brain injury and their families and develops programs that promote changing the behaviors that place people at risk for sustaining a brain injury.
UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The United Nations Mission in South Sudan on Monday condemned what it called "the targeted killings of civilians based on their ethnic origins and nationality" in a disputed town that is now under the control of anti-government forces.
Gauge of US economy up for 3rd straight month
Teen survives five-hour flight to Hawaii 'in airplane wheel well'
WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of the U.S. economy's health rose in March for the third consecutive month, a sign of stronger growth after harsh winter weather caused the economy's pace to slow.
A 16-year-old boy was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a flight from California to Hawaii in the wheel well of an airplane, US media reported. The young stowaway endured freezing temperatures and a lack of oxygen aboard the five-and-a-half hour Hawaiian Airlines flight, which reached an altitude of some 38,000 feet, an FBI official told the Los Angeles Times. It's a miracle," FBI spokesman Tom Simon told the daily following the teen's harrowing journey halfway across the Pacific Ocean. Security video from the Mineta International Airport in San Jose showed the youth hopping a fence and making his way to Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45, where he climbed, undetected, into the wheel well of the aircraft.