Assemblyman Goldfeder asks Major Corporate Companies to Continue Generous Disaster Relief Efforts in Wake...

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Howard Beach) recently sent a letter to major corporate companies, including Home Depot, Lowes, Sears and Target, thanking them for their...

NYPD, Microsoft Create Crime-Fighting Tech System

A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York...

NYC School Buses Get Into Two Crashes on First Day Back From Strike

On the first day back from a monthlong strike, two city school buses were involved in rush-hour accidents in Staten Island and Queens, officials...

Man Killed by F Train at Roosevelt Ave. in Queens

A man was hit and killed by an F train at the Roosevelt Avenue-Jackson Heights station Wednesday morning, FDNY and MTA officials said. The man,...

NYC Soda Ban Opponents Seek To Delay Beverage Size Limit Enforcement In Court

A judge isn't saying how soon he'll decide whether to delay enforcement of New York City's first-of-its-kind effort to limit the size of sugary...

Report: Spike In Crime At NYC’s Large Parks

Crime was reportedly up in large parks across the city last year. Citing New York City Police Department figures, the Wall Street Journal says...

NYC Strike Over, School Bus Drivers Back Behind The Wheel

New York City school bus drivers who serve more than 150,000 children have returned to work after a month-long strike. Regular bus schedules resumed Wednesday...

New Coney Island Development Sets Aside Homes For Those Displaced By Sandy

New Yorkers displaced by Hurricane Sandy are getting a shot at apartments in a new affordable housing development in Brooklyn. City housing officials say...

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...

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