Council Hopeful Joseph Hayon Thrown Off The November Ballot

The Republican effort to challenge Councilman David Greenfield has reached a blockade. Joseph Hayon, a Republican activist seeking the Republican line for the 44th...

MTA May Sell Naming Rights To NYC Subway Stations

The authority that runs New York City's subway system is considering whether to raise money by selling naming rights to some of its stations. The...

Ezra Friedlander Joining The Quinn Campaign As A Jewish Advisor

Ezra Friedlander, head of the Friedlander group, has joined the Christine Quinn campaign for mayor as a key advisor on Jewish outreach, YWN has...

NYPD, Feds Continue Major City Airflow Study In Subway System

The New York City Police Department and federal officials are once again conducting air sampling today, as part of the largest urban airflow study...

Howard Dean Screamed His Support For de Blasio YEAAAH!

The once-considered frontrunner for president, in 2004, Howard Dean headlined a Brooklyn fund-raiser for mayoral candidate Public Advocate Bill de Blasio last night, where...

NYers Asked To Cut Energy Use As Heat Taxes Grid

New Yorkers are being asked to reduce electricity use as this week's heat wave is driving near record demand for power. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says...

Conference In Case Alleging NYC Ballot-Line Plot

There's been a lot of evidence to sort through, and it's been three months since state Sen. Malcolm Smith and five co-defendants have been...

NYC Heat Index Could Reach 108 On Friday

The National Weather Service says an excessive heat warning and an air quality alert have been issued for the New York City area. The Weather...

DeBlasio On Imminent LICH Closure: Brooklyn Has Been Lied To

Following confirmation that doctors, nurses, healthcare workers and patients have been given notice of the imminent closure of Long Island College Hospital, Public Advocate...

Quinn Stalls Downfall; Back in Front Row, New Poll Shows

For the first time in months, a new poll released this morning found City Council Speaker Christine Quinn rebounding from her recent downfall in...

Sharpton To Protest Outside NYPD Headquarters With Parents Of Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin’s parents plan to participate in separate vigils Saturday. Martin’s mother and her son, Sabrina and Jahvaris Fulton, will join Al Sharpton outside New...

Councilman Levin Demands SUNY Cease & Desist Attempt To Close LICH

Following reports that SUNY plans to shutter Long Island College Hospital (LICH) this weekend, Council Member Stephen Levin is calling on SUNY to cease...

Greenfield Wants Alternate Side Parking Regulations Suspended on Tisha B’Av

Councilman David G. Greenfield will introduce legislation at next week’s Stated City Council meeting to include Tisha B’Av to the city’s list of days...

PHOTOS: Firefighter Suffers Heat Exhaustion Battling 3-Alarm Williamsburg Blaze

Williamsburg tenants scrambled for safety after an early morning three-alarm fire ripped through their apartment building. Fire officials say it started at around 4:30 a.m....

Jack Hidary Kicks Off Independent Run For Mayor

Jack Hidary will run as an independent candidate for New York's next mayor, the tech entrepreneur announced Wednesday. Jack Hidary got rich by creating a...

Sal Albanese Embarks On Jewish Outreach Tour In The Catskills

Democratic Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese is bringing his campaign up to the Catskills. Following a Erev Shabbos tour along 13th avenue, in Borough Park,...

NYC: Hot & Humid Conditions Continue, Showers and Thunderstorms Saturday

Hot and humid conditions continue through Friday and possibly until Saturday. Dry conditions are expected today. There is an isolated chance of an afternoon...

911 Controversy Over Bronx Fire Response Time

Firefighters battled a smoky fifth-alarm fire burning through two multi-family homes in the Bronx early Wednesday. The flames broke out between homes at 1509 and...

Mayor Bloomberg to Obese New Yorkers Take the Stairs

After nudging New Yorkers to stop smoking and cut out large sodas, Mayor Bloomberg now want them to move more. Bloomberg detailed various steps Wednesday...

Joe Lhota Calls Out Mayor Dinkins Over Racial Comment

Delivering his most explicit racial count since losing the mayorship 20 years ago, David N. Dinkins says in a forthcoming memoir that he barely...

Spitzer Misses Deadline To File Ethics Report In Bid To Become Comptroller

City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer hasn’t filed an ethics report on time with the city Conflicts of Interest Board. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/15hivRy )...

Felder: Weiner Should Apologize For Comparing Stop-and-Frisk To The Holocaust

Earlier this week we reported that Anthony Weiner had compared the NYPD's Stop and Frisk practice, if extended, to those of the Nazis in...

Kicking Off Mayoral Campaign, Jack Hidary Not Embraced By All In The Sephardic Community

As if the field of candidates running for mayor is not at its full capacity, another candidate wants to give it a try. Jack...

NY Data Show Crime Increase Last Year Statewide

New York's violent crimes increased 2.3 percent statewide to more than 79,000 last year despite a drop in New York City murders. State data on...

NYS Gov. Cuomo Catches Heat Over His Campaign Fundraising

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has already amassed a huge campaign fund, said Tuesday he won't limit himself in collecting more money despite his long-held...

NYS Comptroller Raises $638,000 For Re-Rlection Bid

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has raised $638,000 so far this year, giving him $1.15 million for his 2014 re-election campaign. The Long Island Democrat...

Op-Ed by David Storobin: Ms. Quinn, now you see why I support School Vouchers?

The following is an Op-Ed by former State Senator David Storobin in response to today's incident, in which NYC's first responders failed to show...

Hatzolah Saves The Day: Speaker Quinn Waits 30 Minutes For FDNY; Hatzolah Arrives In...

The Kiddush Hashem that was highlighted today cannot be described in words. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn had to call Police Commissioner Ray Kelly today,...

Local Republican Mastermind Challenging Spitzer’s Petitions

While Eliot Spitzer has managed to shock his opponent by delivering 27,000 collected signatures to the Board of Elections, Thursday night, Mr. Spitzer's level...

Poll: Anthony Weiner and Christine Quinn Lead Democratic Pack For Mayor

It's official. Anthony Weiner, less than 8 weeks in the race, has managed to establish himself as the frontrunner in the race for mayor...

CD44 – Republican Joseph Hayon May Qualify For Matching Funds

Republican activist and Republican candidate for the 44th City Council District Joseph Hayon, filed at the Board of Elections, Monday, the minimum amount needed...

Brooklyn: Patient Died After Blood Transfusion Error At Coney Island Hospital

Officials say an 84-year-old patient died after getting a transfusion of the wrong blood type at a New York City hospital. The city's Health and...

DeBlasio Demands Saudi Arabian Airlines Stop Discriminating Against Israeli Passengers At JFK

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio today exposed discriminatory practices by Saudi Arabian Airlines that prevent Israeli passengers from flying on the airline into or...

Weiner Compares Stop-And-Frisk Policy To “Germany, 1938”

Speaking at a State. Island Church, Sunday, Democratic mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner criticized racial profiling related to the NYPD's stop and frisk policy, comparing...

Heat Advisory Issued For NYC

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for New York City. It will be in effect until midnight Tuesday. The forecast calls for hot...

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