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Ruby Dee in 2009 (Jason Kempin / Getty Images)

Memorial Honoring Ruby Dee Held At Riverside Church

Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett were among those who celebrated Dee’s life at the Riverside Church in Manhattan.

09/20/2014

Retired politician Basil Paterson, father of New York Gov. David Paterson, waves at his son's swearing-in ceremony March 17, 2008 in Albany.  (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Memorial Service For Basil Paterson Set For Later This Month At Riverside Church

Paterson died April 17 at the age of 87, just 10 days shy of his birthday.

05/07/2014

Mayor de Blasio delivers a speech on charter schools at Riverside Church, March 23, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio On Charter School Students: ‘We Need Them To Succeed’

Just weeks after moving to prevent their expansion, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered an olive branch to the charter school movement.

03/23/2014

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Day Of Service Planned In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

In the spirit of that message a number of volunteer events were planned for Monday. Volunteers will be able to participate in a number of cleaning and maintenance projects at city recreation centers around the five boroughs.

01/19/2014

Muslims praying

Poll Shows Broad Support For NYPD Surveillance Of Muslims

The disclosure of the NYPD’s expanded surveillance of Muslims prompted criticism for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Some politicians and law enforcement officials critiqued the program.

03/13/2012

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators walk down Broadway from Washington Square Park to Zuccotti Park, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters Annoyed At Protest ‘Freeloaders’

A crowd of freeloaders decided to help themselves to food and clothing donated for the support of the demonstrators.

10/09/2011