Crown Heights: Great Parade 5773 in Full Swing

Preparations for this year’s Lag Bo’omer parade are well underway at NCFJE headquarters in Crown Heights. Rabbi Shimon Hecht met with a team of volunteers...

Bloomberg Donates $100 Million To Help Fight Polio

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged $100 million to help the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others to fight polio around the...

Queens: Richards’ Lead Widens Over Pesach Osina In Special Council Election

The Board of Elections announced today that candidate Donovan Richards' lead over Pesach Osina in the special City Council election for a Queens seat...

Former NYPD Commish Bratton Interested In The Job Again

Former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says he's interested in returning to the job. Bratton says he's met with several candidates for mayor...

NYC Continues Trying To Block NJ Muslim Suit Against NYPD

Lawyers for the City of New York have filed another request to dismiss a lawsuit over police department surveillance of Muslims. In a filing earlier...

NYC Ban On Flavored Tobacco Upheld

New York City's ban on flavored tobacco products has been upheld. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday sided with a lower court's...

NYC Taxi Fleet Owners Jump Into ‘E-Hail’ Fray

A group of New York City yellow cab fleet owners has jumped into the fray over "e-hails." The New York Times says the Metropolitan Taxicab...

Kew Gardens: Hit & Run Accident Critically Injures 84-Year-Old Man

A vehicle backing up struck and injured a pedestrian walking on the sidewalk along Queens Boulevard Tuesday morning. The accident happened in the Kew Gardens section in...

FEMA Sandy Aid Registration Deadline Extended

New Yorkers who were affected by Superstorm Sandy now have another 30 days to sign up to get help from FEMA. The deadline to get...

Brooklyn: Ocean Parkway In Kensington Named Deadliest Brooklyn Road For Pedestrians

Ocean Parkway in Kensington has been named the deadliest road for pedestrians in the borough. According to a new study from the Tri-State Transportation Campaign,...

New FEMA Flood Maps for NYC Include WTC Site

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released new advisory maps for Manhattan that include the World Trade Center site in the zone seen as...

Brooklyn: Coney Island Aquarium To Reopen After Hurricane Sandy

The New York Aquarium plans to reopen in late spring, nearly eight months after surging seas from Hurricane Sandy flooded the tourist attraction, killing...

NYC: Adolfo Carrion Announces He’ll Run For Mayor

Adolfo Carrion is running for mayor, and he has left the Democratic Party to do it. He has the support of the New York...

Poll: Quinn Leads NYC Democratic Mayoral Pack, de Blasio Second

A new poll finds New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn continues to gain steam in the Democratic primary for mayor. The Quinnipiac University poll...

MTA Fare and Toll Hikes to Go into Effect in March

The fares on New York City's subways and buses will increase for the third time in three years Sunday, along with increases to tolls...

On 20th Anniversary, NYPD Commish Says ’93 WTC Attack Should Have Been Warning Sign

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was at 1 Police Plaza when he was first alerted to the explosion at the World Trade Center site in...

Bloomberg: State Should Follow NYC On Soda Size Rule

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has spearheaded a first-of-its-kind crackdown on supersized, sugary drinks — and now he’d like the state to follow...

Brooklyn: Drunk Driver Who Killed Moshe Berkowitz Z”L Gets Convicted

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes today announced the conviction of Anel Kolenovic, 25, on charges of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Operating...

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