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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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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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.

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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

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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