This Friday marks the first time in many years that both the Christian holiday Good Friday and the start of Jewish Passover have fallen on the same day.
Calls from customers concerned about gas leaks have risen sharply since the deadly explosion last week in the East Village, and Con Edison inspectors have been working at a frantic pace.
Taxi drivers have been meeting with NYPD brass after video of a detective unleashing a tirade on an Uber driver went viral.
In addition to the money going to the city, New York state is receiving $76 million. Newark was awarded $20 million, and the state of New Jersey is getting $8 million.
New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton have teamed up up to launch early childhood development initiatives.
The New York International Auto Show opens this week with a mix of mainstream sedans and glitzier models from automakers across the globe.
The money will used at 33 developments damaged by the 2012 storm.
Ronald Deutsch, director of the liberal-leaning Fiscal Policy Institute, calls it a “sad commentary on the priorities of Albany.”
A 2-year-old boy was found dead in a Midtown restaurant bathroom Monday afternoon, and his mother, who had been with him, was in custody.
A New York City mother claims a group of eighth graders assaulted her 6-year-old daughter, Taniya Jules, when she refused to join their public school fight club.
The narrator says in the video that the Orthodox Jewish community in Rockland “lives under constant fear, facing harassment and intimidation.”
The group and its associates conspired to distribute more than 50,000 oxycodone pills, valued at more than $1 million, authorities said.
The incident happened at around 2:45 p.m. at 77th Street and Columbus Avenue.
Hikind, D-Brooklyn, said every home should have the detectors, especially in his community because observant Jews will not stop using hot plates and slow cookers on the Sabbath.
Seven Jewish siblings who were killed in a devastating house fire in Brooklyn over the weekend were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony attended by several thousand mourners.