Schools will now close for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, making New York City the largest school district in the nation to recognize the two holidays on the official school calendar.
De Blasio has championed Jewish causes. He denounced anti-Semitic violence in Europe at a major New York synagogue and in a recent trip to Paris following terrorist attacks there.
Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski told Meadowlands-area business leaders Tuesday that the state must identify a dedicated source of funding for the Transportation Trust Fund.
The NYPD released its latest crime statistics Monday, which showed there were 18 murders in February — six more than during the same month last yea
The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.
Police said a Honda Civic was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the parkway when it hit a Honda Pilot head-on, killing 46-year-old Paul Duncan of Hartsdale.
Helping people find their towed cars is the idea behind a proposal being made in the city council.
We hear all the time about distracted driving, but a new study found just how common it is for people to be distracted while crossing the street.
The incident took place on 57th Street between 11th & 12th Avenues.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking state legislators for money for housing and other city needs.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday proposed a massive restructuring of the public employees’ pension system as he presented a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that does not respond to a judge’s ruling calling on the state to put an additional $1.57 billion into the system in the current fiscal year.
U.S. authorities said there was “no credible” evidence suggesting a mall attack was in the works after a video purported to be from Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack malls in Western countries.
Scott LoBaido said he is on a mission to paint a three dimensional version of the American flag on one veteran’s post in every state.
After a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.