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Police Search for Suspects who Attacked Yeshiva Bus

11/26/2016 6:00 PM Updated: 4 months ago

  A Satmar yeshiva bus was hit Wednesday with rocks as it was making its route in Spring Valley. The bus was driving on Union and Twin Avenue


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: 4 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


Eric Adams on Why Trump Won: “People Don’t Realize How Simple Voters Are”

11/24/2016 2:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  In a recent interview, Brooklyn Borough President Erik Adams offered his analysis of the recent presidential election, Politico reports. Adams explained how he believes Republican

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Hours Before Holiday, de Blasio Drops 1,500 Emails

11/24/2016 1:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  Late Wednesday, just hours before the national holiday of Thanksgiving began, the Mayor’s office released a batch of approximately 1,500 emails between Bill de Blasio and Jonathan


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


New York Expands Medical Marijuana Access

11/23/2016 3:30 PM Updated: 5 months ago

  The New York State Department of Health announced that nurse practitioners will soon be able to prescribe medical marijuana for severely ill patients. “Nearly 19,000

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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


Residents in Upstate New York Facing Water Crisis

11/22/2016 6:40 PM Updated: 5 months ago

    Hoosick Falls residents gathered at the Capitol in Albany yesterday to protest the ongoing water crisis in their village and demand Gov. Cuomo to

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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


Trump Speaks out Against Alt- Right Movement

11/22/2016 3:40 PM Updated: 5 months ago

    After reporting he would not meet with the New York Times, President-elect Donald Trump reversed his course and sat down with them this afternoon.


Trump Tears into Media in Secret Sitdown

11/22/2016 3:20 PM Updated: 5 months ago

    Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has criticized the media constantly. According to the New York Post, the president-elect held an off the record

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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


ZOA Gala Dinner Draws More Than 1,000 People

11/22/2016 8:00 AM Updated: 5 months ago

  Hundreds of people protested Steve Bannon last night in front of Grand Central Station, but this had no effect on the 1,000 attendees at the