Jennifer Reilly, 12, from Hartsdale was born with tricuspid atresia, meaning she does not have a tricuspid valve in her heart. Earlier this month, she spoke before the Greenburgh Town Board to petition for an awareness week.
This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
Eight students on the Bronx campus of Fordham University have contracted mumps.
The executive director of NJ TRANSIT announced his resignation Tuesday, leaving behind a record that includes a costly decision to leave rail equipment in the path of Superstorm Sandy and the image of thousands of fans stranded for hours after this month’s Super Bowl when trains couldn’t accommodate them.
A Time For Children on Amsterdam Avenue at 84th Street is full of games, toys, puzzles, books and clothes. But the owner of the boutique doesn’t make a penny and she employs troubled teens to arm them with skills for the future.
Yet another winter storm is making for a tough morning commute across the region. But some aren’t reporting to work in a warm office in this weather.
Town and city officials across New Jersey are dealing with a shortage of road salt to help keep highways and side streets clear of snow and ice.
Authorities say heavy, wet snow is putting a serious strain on many buildings around the area.
Michelle Mohan died of mitochondrial disease in the fall. Her parents are donating her custom wheelchair to a woman from Puerto Rico.
Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.
The new law requires those businesses to maintain high-quality digital recorders and to turn over the images to police upon request.
State Education Commissioner John King and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch say Tuesday they remain committed to Common Core. “We will not move away from our push for higher standards,” Tisch said.
The pieces of art are made up of pieces of people’s lives swept up in the Oct. 2012 storm. Toms River artist Gregg Hinlicky created 28 collages with the debris he recovered.
The family of Harry Devert of Pelham says he’s been missing since the end of January.
Initially, next month’s Senate Oversight Committee hearing was to focus on superstorm Sandy and the decision to store trains in flood-prone areas. But the focus will be expanded to examine other recent problems.