Jon Stewart Puts Another Nail in Carl Paladino's Coffin

Matt Cherette · 10/11/10 10:24PM

Tonight, Jon Stewart opened with a segment about the midterm elections. The focus of a portion of that segment was homophobic New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, and Stewart didn't hold back when mocking Paladino's ridiculous hypocrisy. Video inside.

Update: Seven 'Presumed' Drowned at NY Beaches

ian spiegelman · 07/27/08 08:13AM

"A 10-year-old girl was lost in the choppy waters off Coney Island Saturday even as her young cousin narrowly escaped the same tragic fate, authorities said. The girl was one of seven presumed drownings in rough surf at beaches across the city and Long Island in the past two days." [NYDN]

4 Dead, 3 Missing from NY Beaches This Weekend

ian spiegelman · 07/27/08 07:06AM

Yes, summer recreation is important, but be careful! There are some serious rip tides out there. "Four swimmers drowned and three were missing Saturday in two days of treacherous ocean currents at Long Island and New York City beaches, authorities said. At least three more had been rescued. The missing included a 10-year-old girl who had been playing in the waters off Coney Island. A 10-year-old boy who was with her was rescued, police said. Some authorities said the spate of swimmers being swept away seemed unprecedented. In the Long Island community of Long Beach, where two people drowned and another disappeared, Police Lt. Bruce Meyer said he 'cannot recall there ever being back-to-back situations like this.'" Update: Now it's five dead.