A bell tolled at 12:18 p.m., the time when a truck bomb was detonated below the north tower — killing six people and injuring 1,000 more. Family members then read the names of the victims before bagpipers played “Amazing Grace.”
A group of women elected officials on Monday called for immediate action on the New York City bill that would require sick days for all those employed in New York City.
DA Charles Hynes kicked off the program by announcing the indictment of Dr. Naveed Ahmad of Brooklyn, who is accused of cheating Medicaid and Medicare of at least $500,000 and perhaps millions more, according to prosecutors.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the council would soon override the veto of the measure, which would have made the city the fourth place in the nation to ban job ads that say unemployed applicants won’t qualify.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and T. Boone Pickens took to City Hall Park on Thursday to unveil the Neapolitan Express, the first ever food truck completely powered by compressed natural gas.
Jessica Lappin said that in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the rodents have been moving from the city’s shorelines into waterfront neighborhoods.
Staten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.
Bus drivers and matrons represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 suspended their strike on Friday of last week. On Wednesday morning, nearly 150,000 affected students will have service back.
The strike ended Friday evening and classes will resume Wednesday following an abbreviated mid-winter break.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stopped by the Battery Friday to bring New York a check for $287 million to rebuild roads, bridges, and tunnels damaged by superstorm Sandy and other storms.
On the eve of his State of the City address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had a new ban in store, as well as a parking proposal that might drive some New Yorkers crazy.
Time and rising temperatures have taken their toll on Frosty who has lost his red scarf, carrot nose, eyes, pail hat and both his arms since he mysteriously appeared Saturday after a winter storm dumped nearly a foot of snow on New York City.
The City Council speaker spoke to a packed Council chamber and was interrupted by applause many times.
Among the products that met their reduced sodium goal include Butterball cold cuts, Heinz ketchup, Starbucks breakfast sandwiches and Teddy Grahams cookies.
Former New York City mayor Ed Koch passed away Friday at the age of 88. Known for his outspoken personality and famous remarks, Koch was not shy about speaking his mind, often giving reporters plenty to write about.
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