Latest Tri-State Area News

Arthur Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony Back On After CancellationThe Arthur Avenue tree lighting ceremony at Ciccarone Park is back on after initially being cancelled because of budget issues due to a panhandling problem.
City Unveils Plan To Build Supportive Housing For Mentally Ill In South BronxOfficials on Tuesday were showcasing plans to turn an empty South Bronx lot into apartments enhanced with help for residents contending with mental illness.
NJ Man Indicted After Strangulation Deaths Of Cousin, ChildA New Jersey man has been indicted on murder and other counts in the strangulation deaths of his cousin and her foster daughter last year.
City To Expand SING Musical Theater Program In Public SchoolsThe city Department of Education on Tuesday announced an expansion of its musical theater program -- in which students write, cast, rehearse and perform their own musicals to 10 additional high schools.
Voter Turnout For New Jersey Election In November Was Lowest Since 1924The percentage of registered New Jersey voters who cast a ballot in this year's general election tumbled to the lowest level in more than nine decades, according to data released Tuesday.
Long Island Officials Spar Over Solar Panels, Preserving Open SpaceCounty officials claim the environmental benefits from the solar farms would be 20 times greater than what is lost from cutting down the trees.

Latest New York Sports

NFL Fans Split On Idea Of Allowing Off-Duty Cops To Carry Guns At GamesOne of the NYPD's top union bosses is asking the league to change its policy and let cops protect the public while out of uniform at games.
Giants Place Geoff Schwartz On Injured Reserve, Sign GettisGettis was with the Giants in training camp and had two stints on their practice squad this season. He was signed to the Raiders' practice squad on Nov. 17.
Mets' Sandy Alderson Named Baseball America's Executive Of The YearAlderson transformed the Mets in the summer and made a splash on the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.
Keidel: Jets Need To Beat Giants Not Only For Playoff Hopes, But For ReputationThe Jets need this game for the playoffs, but also their poise. And their posture as the kid brothers of North Jersey.
Vigneault: Rangers' Defenseman Klein To Miss 2-3 WeeksThe Rangers have to fill a big hole on defense.
Lawrence Taylor: 'The Giants Pretty Much Own New York'"We’ve done more. We’ve got better fans and more fans than the Jets do. We’ve got four Super Bowls behind us."

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5 Practical Holiday Gifts You Can Make At HomeGet creative this holiday season with these five practical gift ideas.
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WATCH: Pairing Beer With Tailgating FoodLearn how to pair beers with tailgating food from the brewmaster at Evil Twin Brewing in NYC.
5 Best Mediterranean Restaurants In MidtownCraving a Mediterranean meal? Head to midtown for a decadent meal and one of these five amazing restaurants.
Best Free Holiday Events In New York CityChristmas lights, holiday block parties, special concerts and intimate performances make New York City a magical place to be in December. The best part about the Big Apple's holiday events? Many of them are free! Here's our list of the top five free holiday events in NYC.
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