Former Manhattan DA Blasts Proposed NYPD Oversight

Former Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau is ripping the idea of an inspector general for the city's police department. Writing in the Wall Street Journal,...

Bloomberg Gives $15M Loan To Sept. 11 Museum

The National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum has received a low-interest $15 million loan from Mayor Michael Bloomberg to help the nonprofit with a...

Queens Synagogue to Salute Israel’s Lone Soldiers at Evening Event

This Sunday, just two nights before the start of Yom Yerushalayim—the holiday when Jews in Israel and around the world celebrate the reunification of...

NYC To Release Review Of Storm Preparedness

New York City officials will release a report on the city's preparedness for Superstorm Sandy and its response to the massive storm that hit...

Bloomberg Makes Final Adjustments To NYC’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented an updated budget proposal for the coming fiscal year on Thursday with largely cosmetic changes before the budget...

Jury Convicts 2 Associates Of NYC Mayoral Candidate John Liu

Two former associates of a candidate seeking to become the city's first Asian-American mayor were convicted Thursday in a scheme to illegally raise campaign...

New Yorkers Get Heavy On Bike Share Weight Limit

New York City's upcoming public bike share program, Citibike, has already irked parking space seekers, food cart vendors and locals who resent seeing a...

New York State Court Upholds Town Zoning Laws To Ban Fracking

A New York state court on Thursday ruled that two towns should be able to choose whether or not they can ban a controversial...

District Attorney Hynes Visits Boro Park JCC

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes visited the offices of the Boro Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC) this week. The District Attorney first toured the...

Final Sections Of 1 WTC Spire To Be Lifted To Roof

Crane operators hoisted the final pieces of the spire atop One World Trade Center on Thursday, helping to fill the void in the New...

Jury Weighs Fraud Charges Against NYC Mayoral Hopeful’s Aides

A federal jury weighed fraud charges on Thursday against two former fundraising associates of John Liu, a Democratic candidate for mayor of New York...

Storm Refugees Get 2 More Weeks In NYC Hotels

New Yorkers displaced by Superstorm Sandy will have at least two more weeks to remain in city-paid hotel rooms. According to The Wall Street Journal,...

Study: NYC Subway Delays Up In 2012, Early 2013

Superstorm Sandy caused nearly a 30 percent increase in subway delays during the first three months of this year. A study by the Straphangers Campaign...

Nearly 200 Firefighters Battle 5 Alarm Fire In Eight Bronx Buildings

Nearly 200 firefighters fought a blaze that raced through eight buildings in the Bronx, shutting down nearby subway stops at the height of the...

NYPD Move Suspected Sept 11 Plane Wreckage To Brooklyn

A dozen New York police officers worked for two hours on Wednesday to hoist a 255-pound piece of wreckage suspected to be from an...

Sephardi Chief Rabbi Visits YU

Earlier today, Rabbi Shlomo Amar, the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, paid a visit to Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). The chief...

Greenfield & Quinn Introduce Legislation To Fix Muni-Meter Flaws

Councilman David G. Greenfield joined City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Transportation Committee Chairman James Vacca at a press conference today in Manhattan to...

NYS Gov. Cuomo Announces Installation Of Emergency Backup Generators At Grand Central Station Terminal

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a project to install two new emergency diesel generators at New York City’s Grand Central...

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