Bill de Blasio Addresses COJO of Flatbush Chanukas Habayis

Public Advocate and Mayoral Candidate Bill de Blasio attended the First Anniversary Chanukat Habayit Celebration of the new Council of Jewish Organizations (COJO) Flatbush...

Greenfield Rallies Councilmembers, Community Groups in Support of NYC Cleanup Initiative

Councilman David G. Greenfield held a rally today on the steps of City Hall to call for renewed and enhanced funding to his popular...

Judge Sues NYC Over Caught-By-Camera Ticket Claim

A motorist is suing New York City over a traffic-camera ticket he says was unjust. As it happens, he's a judge. Manhattan state Supreme Court...

PHOTOS: Levaya Of Sulitza Rebbe ZATZAL In Far Rockaway

Far Rockaway, NY - As YWN reported yesterday, the Sulitza Rebbe ZATZAL was Niftar. His Levaya was held in his Bais Medrash in Far...

NYC Board Of Elections To Get New Oversight Body

New York City's Department of Investigation is setting up a unit to investigate the Board of Elections. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others have long accused...

If Lawmakers Don’t Act, Rents Could Rise in NYC

Cynthia Chaffee's Manhattan apartment would likely go for more than $5,000 a month if the landlord charged market price. But Chaffee pays thousands less...

5 Things To Know About The 9/11 Museum

The Sept. 11 museum 9/11 opens to the public May 21, preceded by a ceremony Thursday that's to include President Barack Obama, families and...

Lawsuit Seeks To Change NJ License Requirment For Home Bakers To Sells Goods

Home bakers in New Jersey say their brownies and muffins are perfectly safe and they should be able to sell them, according to a...

NYC: De Blasio Calls On NY Post, Daily News To Apologize To Wife

Mayor Bill de Blasio has demanded two newspapers apologize for their characterizations of his wife’s comments on motherhood. The Democratic mayor, whose family played a...

Williamsburg: Firefighter Who Was Killed Helped Rescue Mendy Gotlieb Trapped In Roll-up Gate

New York firefighters were mourning the death of a 40-year-old lieutenant killed when he became trapped while looking for victims in a public-housing high-rise...

Greenfield Introduces Bill to Prevent Restaurants from Tricking Customers into Double Tipping

Councilman David G. Greenfield recently introduced City Council legislation that would require restaurants to clearly disclose to customers when an automatic gratuity has been...

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To 12 Years In Federal Prison

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for more than two decades, was sentenced to 12 years...

Boro Park: Possible Hate Crime, As Jewish Man Repeatedly Punched In The Face While...

The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating an assault against a Jewish man in Boro Park, Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon. Sources tell YWN that at...

Police Check Out New Lead On Escaped New York Prisoners

The search for two killers landed Saturday in New York's southern tier near the Pennsylvania border, about 350 miles from the prison where they...

Subway Car Derails In Manhattan, Scarring Passengers & Injuring 34; A, B, C, D...

A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated...

2014 – Republicans And Conservatives Struggle To Find Common Ground On Cuomo Challenger

Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long told Fred Dicker on his Talk-1300 radio show Wednesday morning that he believes Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino was...

NYPD Officer Stable After Accidental Gunshot

A New York City police officer who accidentally shot himself in the leg while holstering his weapon is in stable condition. The police department said...

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