Councilman Williams Addresses Hate Mail He Received For Not Standing For PledgeCity Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-45th) on Monday addressed hate mail he has received after choosing to sit for the Pledge of Allegiance at a council meeting as a protest against racial injustice.
Protesters Swarm Area Around Hofstra University For Presidential DebateNassau County officials are closing roads surrounding Hofstra University on Monday morning, in preparation for the first presidential debate of the election.
New Exhibit Commemorates Pope Francis's Visit To Madison Square GardenThe exhibit is now part of the arena's "Defining Moments" historical displays, which also features Pope John Paul the Second's momentous mass at Madison Square Garden in 1979.
Sources: NYPD Officer Indicted In July 4 Shooting That Killed Man In BrooklynAn NYPD officer has been indicted in a shooting that killed a man in Brooklyn this past summer, sources said Monday.
Lawmakers Call For Banning Airbnb From Listing Illegal HousingA report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in dining areas and listings for up to 32 people.
Excitement Building At Hofstra As Students Ready For DebateThis is the third consecutive presidential election cycle that Hofstra is playing host. It stepped in this summer after Wright State University, in Ohio, backed out.
Workers Clear Debris From 469 Subway Stations, Riders Want It Done More OftenFive-hundred workers removed 20,776 garbage bags from 1,153 sections of track. A grand total of 311, 640-lbs of debris was carted away.
Using Shakespeare To Help Children With AutismBritish actress Kelly Hunter developed the Hunter Heartbeat Method, drawing on the rhythm and repetition of lines from Shakespearean plays.
2 Reportedly Struck By Vehicle In Borough Park, BrooklynTwo people were reportedly struck by a vehicle late Monday afternoon in Borough Park, Brooklyn.
Summer Attire Can Be Transformed For Fall, Fashion Experts SaySummer is over, but there is no need to put away your favorite summer clothes.
NJ TRANSIT Bus Driver Ticketed After Dozens Are Hurt In Lincoln Tunnel CollisionThe accident between two NJ TRANSIT buses occurred around 8:40 a.m. Monday in the center tube.
Subway Riders 'Shocked' By Attack At 59th Street-Columbus Circle StationPolice said two men came up to a 25-year-old man and knocked him to the floor on the A train platform.