Greenfield Proposes Simple Solution for Common Muni-Meter Complaint

Councilman David G. Greenfield has introduced City Council legislation that would provide a simple solution to one of the biggest complaints drivers have with...

NYPD Officer Kills Husband,1-Year-Old Son Before Killing Self

An off-duty police officer shot her 1-year-old son and her husband before turning the gun on herself at her home Monday morning, police said. The...

Report: Pedestrian Street Plazas, More Bike Parking Coming To Williamsburg

Pedestrian plazas and expanded bike parking are coming to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, according to a published report. Brooklyn Community Board 1 last week approved a plan...

Power Outage Forces NYC Hotel Guests Out Of Rooms

An overnight power outage forced hundreds of guests at a Midtown Manhattan hotel to pack up their bags. The lights were back on at the...

Trial Opens For Aides Of NYC Mayoral Hopeful John Liu

Jurors are set to hear opening statements Monday in the conspiracy case involving political donations to a candidate seeking to become New York City's...

Take The Bait? NYPD Anti-Theft Tactics Criticized

Sometimes the bait is a small amount of cash in a stray wallet. Or a credit card. Even a pack of cigarettes can do...

Planned Power Outage – The Rockaways, Queens

Between 9:00AM - 11:00AM on Saturday April 13, 2013, scheduled electrical work will require sections of the Rockaways to experience two (2) brief interruptions...

2 Hit by Trains, 1 Electrocuted on Tracks in Separate Cases

Two people were struck by trains and one was electrocuted on the tracks in three separate cases Friday. FDNY said a man was hit by...

Head Of NYC Transit Picked To Be New MTA Chairman

The head of NYC Transit has been picked to be the chairman of the MTA, replacing Joe Lhota, who left last year to run...

NYC Bike Tour Wins Lawsuit Over Traffic Fees

A judge says New York City's largest bike tour won't have to pay the city nearly $1 million for traffic control during next month's...

NYC Mayor Urges Senate To Pass Gun-Show Bill

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the gun-control bill that the U.S. Senate will take up next week is "not perfect" but will...

Greenfield Announces Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects After 1,610 Residents Cast Ballots

Brooklyn – Councilman David G. Greenfield is proud to announce that a total of five projects totaling $1.1 million will be completed throughout Boro...

Hatzolah Paramedic Held At Gunpoint – Vehicle Taken

A Williamsburg Hatzolah Paramedic was just held at gunpoint, and his vehicle stolen. The incident happened in Brooklyn at 360 Johnson Avenue near Morgan Street. Sources tell YWN that...

Poll: Voters Like Bloomberg Cigarette Display Ban Plan

A new poll shows New Yorkers strongly support Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to keep cigarettes out of sight in stores. Sixty-eight percent of city voters...

Williamsburg: Councilman Levin, Rabbi David Niederman Applaud NYPD For Hate Crime Arrest

Following news that the NYPD have charged the man they have been questioning in the Brooklyn mezuzah arsons, 35-year-old Rubin Ubiles, Council Member Stephen...

NYC Students, Hackers Train For Cybersecurity Jobs

Every Wednesday evening about two dozen teenagers and 20-somethings gather in a New York City computer lab and start hacking. But they're not shadowy criminals:...

Staten Island 9/11 Memorial Vandalized Again

Vandals have again struck the “Postcards” 9/11 memorial in St. George, damaging five of the granite plaques that pay homage to Staten Islanders who...

Ruben Ubiles Charged With ‘Hate Crime’ In Williamsburg Mezuzah Burnings

The NYPD has just charged Ruben Ubiles with 'hate crime' charges, in the burning of Mezuzos in Williamsburg. As was first reported by YWN, eleven mezuzahs were found...

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