Longtime Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind Won't Seek ReelectionHikind was first elected to the New York State Assembly in 1983.
Assemblyman Hikind Blasts Patronage Accusations As Son Runs For CouncilA Brooklyn City Council race has turned ugly, as two political dynasties battle for control of patronage and power.
Hate-Filled Letter With Swastika Mailed To New York City Businesses, InstitutionsSeveral businesses in New York City are the targets of hate.
Verizon Wireless Travel Pass Users Are Getting Slammed With Bills For Hundreds, Assemblyman SaysNew Yorkers who subscribed to the Verizon Wireless Travel Pass service – which offers $10 per day for phone, text and data overseas – said they are getting stuck with bills for hundreds of dollars.
More Controversy Mounts Over Activist Linda Sarsour's Coming Speech At CUNY GraduationControversy continued to swirl Monday around the selection of Palestinian activist Linda Sarsour to speak at the graduation ceremony at the CUNY School of Public Health.
Assemblyman Claims Activist Associates With Radical Islamists, Should Not Speak At CUNY CommencementControversy was mounting Friday evening over a decision by the City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health to invite a pro-Palestinian activist as the commencement speaker.
Jewish Students Petitioning Baruch For Different Commencement Time Due To Sabbath Conflict Some Jewish students are complaining that a local college has scheduled commencement for late afternoon on a Friday.
Violent Mugging Caught On Video In MidwoodThe NYPD wants your help finding two people who attacked a man walking in Midwood early Monday morning.
Israel Deploys Military In Cities To Stop Attacks; NY Lawmaker To VisitThe Israeli military began deploying hundreds of troops in Israeli cities Wednesday to assist police forces in countering a wave of deadly Palestinian shooting and stabbing attacks that have created panic across the country.
Professor Known For Anti-Israel Remarks Speaks At Brooklyn College; Some Critics FuriousSteven Salaita, who has drawn heated controversy and lost a professorship for anti-Israel comments he posted on social media, spoke at Brooklyn College Thursday night.
Protesters Call For Metropolitan Opera To Cancel 'The Death of Klinghoffer'"The Death of Klinghoffer" depicts the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of disabled Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer.
Post Office Nixes Delivery To Some Brooklyn Residents With Low Mail Slots In DoorsSome longtime Brooklyn residents claim they have stopped receiving mail apparently because the mail slots on their doors are too low.