Bloomberg Announces Progress In His Salt Campaign

New York City says 21 companies have met targets in a national effort to reduce salt in prepackaged foods. Mayor Michael Bloomberg made the announcement...

Quinn Vows to Build 40,000 New Middle-Class Apartments

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn vowed to build 40,000 affordable, middle-class apartments over the next 10 year during her final State of the City...

NYC Jury Convicts Man Of Murder In Officer’s Death

A man accused of firing the shot that killed a New York City police officer during a robbery gone wrong was found guilty of...

Where’s My Car? Suffolk, NY Has Post-Snow Hotline

Suffolk County police have set up a hotline to help people find vehicles that were moved during snow removal. The department notes that not all...

Guilty Verdict Reached In NYPD Officer’s Shooting Death

The jury reached a verdict Monday in trial of a man accused of shooting a New York City police officer during a botched robbery. Lamont...

Brooklyn: DA Hynes Announces Bid for Reelection

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes on Thursday formally announced his candidacy for re-election as District Attorney at an event on the steps of...

Tri-State: Rainy Monday, Another Storm Possible Thursday

Rain is hammering much of the tri-state, just as many parts of the area are still digging out from the weekend snowstorm. After an early...

NYC: Striking Bus Employees File Across Brooklyn Bridge, Assemble By City Hall

More than 1,000 striking school bus drivers and matrons marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to rally in City Hall Park on Sunday afternoon, to...

Cuomo Announces Entire Long Island Expressway Opens Following Storm

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced this morning that all lanes of the Long Island Expressway are open. All service roads and ramps are open...

Space Heater Caused Fire That Killed Brooklyn Boy

New York City Fire Department officials say a space heater caused a house fire in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn that killed an 8-year-old...

NYS Hopes To Add 500,000 Residents To Medicaid

With New York’s Medicaid coverage already broader than federal law requires, the state expects to add about 75,000 more people to the program next...

Flights Resume At NYC Airports After Snowstorm

New York's airports dug out from under nearly a foot of snow and started letting flights resume Saturday, while Boston's Logan Airport remained closed. Logan...

Gov Cuomo Gives Storm Update [Motzei Shabbos 6:30PM]

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that state assets are being mobilized to assist hard hit areas in Suffolk County, deploying snow plows, front...

Board Approves Closure Of Long Island College Hospital

The decision drew protest at the board's morning meeting. Opponents say shutting down the hospital will leave some 2,000 people out of work. However, SUNY Downstate...

Latest Storm Info From MTA [3:30PM EST]

MTA is reporting the following for Friday, February 8 at 3:30PM ET: METRO NORTH No weather related service disruptions to report. Storm preparation has begun service operating...

Mayor Bloomberg Updates New Yorkers On Storm Response [3:00PM EST]

The following are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s remarks as delivered today at the Office of Emergency Management in Downtown Brooklyn: “Well good afternoon, and I...

DSNY Garage Ready for Storm Thanks to New Trucks Funded by Councilman Greenfield

In advance of the major snowstorm now making landfall in New York City, Councilman David G. Greenfield has been in close communication with the...

NYC Buildings Dept: If It’s Loose, Tie It Down

New York City is reminding property owners and contractors to secure construction sites and buildings. The city's Department of Buildings notes that, among other things,...

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