This election season will test the forgiveness of New York City voters, with Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner both hoping that outrage sparked by the sex scandals that cost them their jobs has faded. Weiner, who resigned his congressional seat after tweeted photos of his crotch went viral, is running for mayor. Spitzer, who resigned as governor in 2008 after he was revealed as Client 9 of a high-priced call girl ring, set his sights considerably lower: he wants to be city comptroller.
Who knew yogurt could be so hot? Not just yogurt, but Greek yogurt, which comprises 36 percent of the total yogurt market and is contributing to the Western New York economy, with two plants in Batavia. It is also spurring the dairy industry to greater heights.
Now, New York State is joining Arizona, Idaho and Tennessee in taking part in a pilot project to put the protein-rich yogurt on the menus of participating schools. At least one manufacturer, Chobani, says it will provide the yogurt at a reduced price.
Long-suffering Buffalo Bills fans can certainly sympathize with Cleveland Browns fan Scott E. Entsminger, who died on Independence Day. According to his obituary in the Columbus Dispatch, the Mansfield, Ohio, man was a “lifelong Cleveland Browns fan and season ticket holder, he also wrote a song each year and sent it to the Cleveland Browns as well as offering other advice on how to run the team.”
His family asked mourners to wear Browns regalia to Tuesday’s funeral services, but the team didn’t honor the fan’s final wish: “He respectfully requests six Cleveland Browns pall bearers so the Browns can let him down one last time.”