The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.
On Wednesday, with the smell of smoked brisket enticing taste buds at a Manhattan barbecue restaurant, the chief executive of the Lone Star State hoped his southern charm would work on local businesses.
A motorist was killed Sunday afternoon when he slammed into the wall of a firehouse in Yonkers.
Eric Langlois, 33, has been missing since last Tuesday, June 11 when he went looking for his mountain bike at Lovers Leap State Park in New Milford after having an accident the previous day.
Some elected officials and consumer advocates want to put banks in check when it comes to excessive overdraft fees.
As Andrea pounded wind and rain on a block in Oakwood Beach, dozens of volunteers were inside a home on Adelaide Avenue gutted by Sandy.
The evaluation plan incorporates student test scores, principal observations and other data. Twenty percent of each score will be determined by “locally selected measures” that individual schools can set.
Connecticut’s House of Representatives early Sunday morning approved a state budget deal reached between legislative Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that expands gambling in Connecticut and shifts about $6 billion in mostly health care spending for the poor from under the state’s constitutional spending cap.
“There’s [a] tremendous amount of accidents. It’s from five to 30 accidents there than any other area,” Maloney said.
Discounts and specials will be offered by 27 restaurants and 30 retailers of businesses and will run through June 8. They run from 66th Street to 97th Street.
After seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.
The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. Wednesday at 162-39 84th St., in Howard Beach.
Some advocates suggested the relief organization should have acted with more urgency in the weeks after the storm and left long-haul recovery tasks to someone else.
The visit occurs as Congress is away for the week, a vacuum that has quieted attention to upheavals over the Internal Revenue Service, the attack on Benghazi, Libya, and a leak investigation that has swept up journalist’s phone records.
New York City’s controversial bike share program rolled out on Monday for roughly 15,000 annual members who will have one week of exclusive access before daily and weekly memberships start on June 2.
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