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Deadly Fungal Disease Emerges in New York City

11/04/2016 3:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Miami (AFP) – Thirteen cases of a sometimes deadly and often drug-resistant fungal infection, Candida auris, have been reported in the United States for the

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3 Jewish Men Critically Injured in Crash Caused By Trying To Avoid Hitting a Deer

11/04/2016 2:20 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Three Jewish men from Brooklyn who volunteer for the Tantzers group were seriously injured Thursday night in a crash on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The

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Blasio Fighting to Close the Pay Gap

11/04/2016 1:20 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 21 Friday, a measure prohibiting City agencies from inquiring about job applicants salary history. The order is designed to

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Hotline Available to Address NY Voter Issues on Election Day

11/04/2016 11:40 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  A statewide hotline is available for eligible voters who encounter issues at the polls on Nov.8.  Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that voters can call the

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Terrorists Attacks May Happen in NY Before Election, U.S. Intelligence Warns

11/04/2016 10:20 AM

  Potential terrorist attacks might be happening in three states on Monday, the day right before elections. Sources from the U.S. intelligence told CBS News that

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NYC to Visiting Marathon Runners: Bring Your Money

11/04/2016 9:20 AM Updated: 5 months ago

New York (AFP) – Globe-trotting marathon runners have lots of races to choose from, but New York’s version is a cash cow fueled by the lure

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Routes For $2.5 Billion BQX Connector Revealed in Report

11/02/2016 4:00 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Streetcar routes for the BQX Connector, a proposed $2.5 billion, 16-mile streetcar line connecting Brooklyn and Queens, were revealed by NYC Wednesday in a 25-page report.

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Jews and Muslims Continue Sparring at Brooklyn College

11/02/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Jews and Muslims continued to clash on Brooklyn College. On Oct. 17, a Jewish organization, the David Horowitz Freedom Center, stoked more flames by putting incendiary

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New Cameras, School Programs to Prevent Crime in Jewish Neighborhoods

11/01/2016 7:16 PM Updated: 5 months ago

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams appeared Tuesday at the NYPD 90th Precinct in Williamsburg to announce over $500,000 in new investments to advance public safety and

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Should NY Allow People to Vote Early?

10/31/2016 4:00 PM

Although 37 states already allow for early voting, New York is amongst the 13 other states that does not yet offer residents the ability to come

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Trump is not a True New Yorker, Implies Cuomo

10/31/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

A county Democratic dinner was held in Queens on Thursday, where Cuomo took the opportunity to slam the GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, claiming that he

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First Documentary of Its Kind Tackles Issue of Jewish Poverty

10/31/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

One in five Jewish New Yorkers live in poverty. This problem is tackled in the 2012 documentary Jews Got Money which also seeks to debunk the myth

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Highlights From NYDN’s Deep Dive Into Epic Cuomo-de Blasio Feud

10/30/2016 6:24 PM

This weekend, Elizabeth Mitchell provided the New York Daily News with an excellent history of the on-going feud between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew

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In Air Rights Fight, CM Johnson Ransoms Hudson River Park Development

10/28/2016 9:30 AM Updated: 6 months ago

Despite their name, the Friends of Hudson River Park (and the affiliated Hudson River Park Trust) have had quite a few opponents over the years, from

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Thousands of Dollars Stolen From Tosh Synagogue in Borough Park

10/27/2016 5:57 PM Updated: 6 months ago

The NYPD is investigating a burglary that took place early Thursday morning at a synagogue in Borough Park where thieves allegedly stole $10,000 from a safe,

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Police Have Identified The Man Who Stole Torah Scrolls

10/27/2016 1:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Police have identified a Brooklyn resident as a person of interest in the theft of Torah scrolls from Avenue O Synagogue in Midwood on Tuesday. According

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Clinton Voices Concern Over AT&T/Time Warner Merger

10/27/2016 10:30 AM Updated: 6 months ago

Washington (AFP) – White House hopeful Hillary Clinton said the proposed mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner “raises questions and concerns” and merits further study. AT&T

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Roswell Park Cancer Institute to Launch Trial of Groundbreaking Lung-Cancer Treatment

10/26/2016 5:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that a groundbreaking lung-cancer treatment trial will be launched by Buffalo’s Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The treatment, known as the CIMAvax-EGF,

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Activists To Be Honored By Workmen’s Circle

10/26/2016 2:00 PM Updated: 6 months ago

Ethel Grodzins Romm and her son Joe Romm will be honored at the Workmen’s Circle Annual Winter Benefit on December 1. Grodzins Romm serves as chair

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Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Apartments to Help Veterans, Low Income Families

10/26/2016 12:30 PM Updated: 6 months ago

The grand opening of the Liberty Landing apartments, worth $24.8 million, in Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County, was announced Wednesday by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The apartments are operated