CM Lander’s Statement Of Priority 5 Vouchers

"I'm very pleased that Speaker Mark-Viverito and Mayor de Blasio worked with us to restore $10 million for Priority 5 child-care vouchers for low-income...

The Observer: Councilman Greenfield Set to Become Force in City Politics

Not a stranger to local Brooklyn politics and now Citywide, Borough Park Council member David Greenfield earned the highly coveted NY Observer profile. In...

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...

Questions Persist In Death Of Prominent New York Judge

When Sheila Abdus-Salaam agreed to speak this month at an alumni gathering at Columbia Law School, it was business as usual for someone in...

Brooklyn: DA Announces 25 Years-to-life in Prison Sentence for Daniel Ignacio for Setting a...

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced the sentence of Daniel Ignacio, 31, to 25 years-to-life in prison for setting an arson...

Joe Lhota Likes Policy Achievements Under GOP Mayors

Gearing up for the general elections, Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota took a clear distance from his Democratic rivals on education. In a speech...

FDNY Dispatchers Suspended Following Deadly Fire

Officials looking into why ambulances were delayed arriving to a New York City fire that killed two 4-year-olds have suspended a supervisor and three...

Follow That Car! Toll-Collecting Bureaus Step up Enforcement

No one likes to pay tolls, some more so than others. And toll-collection agencies across the country are fed up. Some drivers blatantly zip through...

LaGuardia Airport Fully Reopens After Jet’s Hard Landing

New York City's LaGuardia Airport fully reopened Tuesday, a day after the collapse of a plane's front landing gear sent it skidding along the...

Queens: Two People Fatally Struck By LIRR Train

Two people have been struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train in Queens. A LIRR spokesman says the two people were trespassing...

NYC Council Proposes Funds To Upgrade NYPD Bulletproof Vests

The New York City Council is proposing spending $7.3 million to upgrade the police department's bulletproof vests. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Thursday that...

New York City Experiences Safest First Quarter In The Modern Compstat-Era

New York City’s sustained reduction in violence and overall crime continued through March 2017, making this the safest first quarter in the modern Comstat-era....

Reb Shalom Rubashkin and the Magen Avrohom – A Halachic Analysis

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) Upon hearing of the release of Reb Shalom Rubashkin on Zos Chanukah – three feelings...

NYPD Looking For Two Suspects Who Robbed Pawn Shop On Ditmas Avenue Near Boro...

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating and identifying two individuals in connection to a robbery in Kensington - just outside of...

16 Subways Stations To Get Travel Station Kiosks

Touch-screen kiosks called "On the Go! Travel Stations" will soon be arriving at 16 subway stations. The high-tech devices will provide service advisories, step-by-step transit...

NY Comptroller Criticizes MTA Planning

New York's comptroller is criticizing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for badly underestimating the cost of a tunneling project that will allow Long Island Rail...

Ex-Rep. Grimm Eyeing Congress Comeback After Tax Fraud Plea

He came to Congress with the law-and-order image of a former FBI agent and left as an admitted tax evader headed for prison. His...

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