YWN Exclusive: 519 Absentee Ballots to Decide NYC Council Race

The race for NYC Council in Queens pitting Orthodox-Jewish Pesach Osina against African-American Donovan Richards is too close to call. With 100% of the...

Williamsburg Shomrim Nabs Man Stealing 75lbs Of Almonds

A nut job tried to run away with 75 pounds of almonds in Brooklyn -- but he dropped them during his getaway and ended...

Feds: Counterfeit Auto Parts Ring Supplied NYC Cabs

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a counterfeit auto parts ring that authorities say sold supplies to New York City taxi companies. Three...

NYC: Ex-Secretary of State Clinton Joins Speaker Agency

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will give paid speeches now that she's left the government. The Manhattan-based Harry Walker Agency says on its...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Defends Ads Targeting Pro Gun Democrat

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending his super-PAC’s anti-gun ads in the Chicago-area district of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Bloomberg says the...

Mailbag: Help Combat Anti-Semitism – If you live in Far Rockaway, be sure to...

Today – Tuesday, February 19th, there is a Special Election being held for the New York City Council. Pesach Osina, a frum Jew, is...

NYC: Quinn Says Koch Endorsed Her Before Dying

Days before he died of congestive heart failure, former Mayor Edward I. Koch made an announcement in his hospital room: “I want to help...

NYC Council Members Fear Budget Revenge if They Don’t Endorse Quinn

Many City Council members are wary of endorsing candidates in the 2013 mayoral race until after budget season because they're afraid a vengeful Speaker...

Queens: Pesach Osina Hopes To Win Today’s Special Election For The NYC Council

The free-for-all to fill a vacant City Council seat in southern Queens will come down to the wire today (Tuesday). The ballot of eight candidates...

NYC Schools Chancellor Wants Parents To Return MetroCards He Gave Out During Bus Strike

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott gave MetroCards to parents affected by the month-long school bus strike — and now that buses will return to the...

NYC Health Dept. Wants NYPD Help In Tracking Mentally Ill

City health officials are looking to the police for help in tracking down mentally ill people they believe could be a threat to their...

Man, 62, Killed in Queens Apartment Fire; Mother Injured

A 62-year-old man died and his 87-year-old mother was seriously injured in a fire that engulfed their Queens apartment early Tuesday Henri Schwan and his...

NYC: Thieves Steal Jewels From Hotel Display Case

New York City police are looking for two men involved in a jewelry heist at a midtown Manhattan hotel. Police say the two men entered...

NYC Spent at Least $20M During Bus Strike

Schools Chancellor Dennis Wolcott says New York City spent roughly $20.6 million shuttling students to class during the month-long bus strike. The strike ended Friday...

Brooklyn: Councilman Recchia Wants To Challenge Rep. Grimm For House Set

Democratic City Councilman Domenic Recchia of Brooklyn announced Sunday that he is running for Congress. Recchia first posted on Twitter "I'm in," and then...

NAACP Head: Even Some NYPD Oppose Street Stops

The head of the NAACP says even some members of the NYPD oppose the city's policy of street stops. Benjamin Jealous, president of the NAACP,...

Tri-State Area: Biting Cold Monday, Rain Arrives Tuesday

A biting cold has put a freeze on the tri-state, but temperatures should to warm up by Tuesday, bringing along clouds and some rain. The...

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