Each celebrity will be joined on his or her one-mile leg with a local student who takes part in marathon organizer New York Road Runners’ youth programs.
Simran Jeet Singh helped form a running club for Sikhs, in part, “to help normalize and humanize people who look like us,” he said.
There will be runners from around the globe at this year’s TCS New York City Marathon, but none who registered are from the three West African nations plagued by the Ebola outbreak.
Some members of the group Black Girls Run are participating in Sunday’s TCS New York City Marathon.
Police obtained a warrant to search Zale Thompson’s computer for clues about Thursday’s daytime assault, which left one officer with a serious head injury.
The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.
The musical, which was first performed on Broadway, begins a limited run Dec. 5 at Madison Square Garden.
During a special ceremony Wednesday afternoon, a sign will go up on 121st Street between Broadway and Amsterdam naming it “George Carlin Way.”
Homeland Security: Travelers From Ebola-Plagued Nations Must Pass Through Airports With Enhanced Screening
Customs and Border Protection officers earlier this month started screening passengers from West Africa who arrived at Kennedy, Newark Liberty, Washington’s Dulles, Chicago’s O’Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airports.
Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
A group dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence in New York and New Jersey is celebrating a milestone.
A man who served nearly 30 years in prison for a New York City murder was ordered freed after prosecutors concluded he falsely confessed when he was 16.
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.
The four-alarm blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Crest Foam Industries building on Carol Place in Moonachie.