NYPD Says Last Week’s Midwood Bank Robbery Is Part of Ongoing Citywide Crime Spree

11/29/2016 6:00 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Detectives from the NYPD Major Case Bureau have linked the man who attempted to rob the Citibank in Midwood on Friday with two other bank


13 Swastikas Found on 1 Train

11/29/2016 5:00 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  13 swastikas were found Saturday inside a train car traveling in Manhattan. The NYPD is investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. The swastikas

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De Blasio Asserts He Did Not Play Favorites With Outside Agencies

11/29/2016 4:00 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  Mayor Bill de Blasio released 1,500 heavily redacted emails just before Thanksgiving after being sued by the New York Post and NY1 for not delivering


(Video) Jewish Activists Fight White Supremacy in The White House

11/29/2016 3:30 PM Updated: 4 months ago

City and State Officials Arrested at Fight for $15 Protest

11/29/2016 12:00 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  City Council Members Mark Levine, Brad Lander and Antonio Reynoso were arrested Tuesday morning along with Assemblyman Francisco Moya during a protest advocating for a national


NY Subway Inspires Broadway’s First a Capella Musical

11/28/2016 9:30 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  New York (AFP) – New York’s cityscape reverberates with pounding jackhammers and blaring car horns, but it’s the cacophonous subway that perhaps best epitomizes the


More Than Half of New Yorkers Are at the Risk of Homelessness

11/28/2016 8:30 AM Updated: 4 months ago

  More than half of New Yorkers don’t have enough money saved in their banks to cover their expenses should they find themselves in an emergency


(Video) How Many Rats Are There in NYC?

11/27/2016 1:30 PM Updated: 4 months ago

New Yorkers Still Coping With Post-Trump Shock

11/25/2016 11:44 AM

  New York (AFP) – Donald Trump’s election jolted liberal America, but perhaps nowhere more than in his native New York, where city-dwellers are processing their


Billionaire Kushner-friend Jon Gray Bows Out of Treasury Talk

11/25/2016 9:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  Jon Gray, global head of real estate for the Blackstone Group, said in an interview with CNBC that he will not be Donald Trump’s secretary


Give Thanks UWS Desegration Is Finally Approved

11/24/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Families of some children on the Upper West Side are giving thanks today that a desegregation plan was finally approved for several local schools, though


Cops Bar Pedestrians From Walking Past Trump Tower in Midtown

11/23/2016 7:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Trump’s gold tower stands tall, towering other buildings on Fifth Ave. between 56th and 57th Sts. in Manhattan, New York. Cops have barred pedestrians from walking

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Mayor and Police Commissioner of New York Urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to Crack Down on Tinted Windows

11/23/2016 6:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Governor Andrew Cuomo is being urged by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James O’Neill, and city and state officials to crack down

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(Video) Mayor de Blasio Delivers Public Address

11/23/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Starting at 16:00, Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to the public by beginning with thanking the First Lady Michelle Obama for her love, explaining how New

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New York Department of Transportation Turns to Jewish Humor to Discourage “Love Locks”

11/23/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

The New York City Department of Transportation took a page from the Jewish humor playbook with a sign discouraging people from leaving “love locks” on the

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NYPD Concerned With Uptick of Hate

11/23/2016 11:30 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  There has been a 36 percent increase of hate crimes in New York City since Election Day. So far, there have been 30 incidents from

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Orthodox Jew from Williamsburg Promoted to NYPD Lieutenant

11/22/2016 6:20 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Joel Witriol, an Orthodox Jew from Williamsburg, became an NYPD lieutenant today. Witriol first joined the force in 2006 and worked in transit. He was


New Yorkers Say It’s Too Expensive to Live Here

11/22/2016 4:40 PM Updated: 5 months ago

    Nearly half of New Yorkers believe that quality of life has declined in the city in the past few years.  According to a recent

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NY Moves Closer to Shutting Down Indian Point

11/22/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  New York (AFP) – New York state has taken another step toward shutting down the Indian Point nuclear power plant, outside New York city, officials

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The Costs of De Blasio’s Promise to Defy Trump

11/22/2016 2:20 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Yesterday at Cooper Union, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a speech in which he promised to protect residents should the federal government