Mayor Ras Baraka said it is “outrageous that hundreds of Newark families are having difficulties registering their children for school.”
This year’s artists secured pledges totaling more than $200,000 for Covenant House.
The event, which raised money to benefit firehouses that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy, was held at Peter’s Clam Bar on Long Beach Road.
Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.
According to police, a man pulled out a knife at around midnight on the No. 6 train platform at Grand Central.
The trio were also wanted in connection with robberies of convenience stores in Yonkers and the Bronx, sources said.
Green Berets who served in Afghanistan are donating never-before-seen photographs to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Get your wallets ready! New York City’s first enclosed mall in 40 years will officially open Thursday.
Rabbi Joseph Raksin, 60, was in Miami visiting relatives when police said he was confronted by two men and shot while he was walking to a synagogue on Saturday.
The workers were stuck approximately 20 stories up on the south side of 290 Broadway, at Reade Street.
The man was removed from the water in cardiac arrest and taken to Mount Sinai-St. Luke’s Hospital, authorities said.
Police are searching for a man who they said shot another man in the face in Brooklyn. The incident occurred around 8:15 p.m. Sunday on Stanley Avenue in East New York.
The extensive damage was found Tuesday morning in a public parking area under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Cumberland Avenue.
Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
The two, identified as Theresa Mateo, 37, of the Bronx, and Scott Jacobi, 35, of Staten Island, were found on the bed laying in each other’s arms in their room at a Hilton Garden Inn.