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Police: Ski Mask-Wearing Bandits Rob Long Island Walmart On Halloween

Nassau County police said two armed men wearing ski masks walked into a Walmart in East Meadow around 11:30 p.m. and demanded cash from store employees at gunpoint.

11/01/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Third Term’s A Charm? Mayor’s Approval Rating Spiraling

As he approaches the midpoint of his third term, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s standing among New Yorke´╗┐rs has hit its lowest point in six years.

08/17/2011

Walmart (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Most New Yorkers Would Shop At Local Walmart

In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 69 percent of the respondents said they would shop at a Walmart in the city if it was convenient, while 63 percent said city officials should allow a local Walmart to open.

07/28/2011

Second Hand Boutique Store Sees Boom In Business Despite Recession

Frugal Fashion: Back to School on a Budget

Deciding on a school outfit is a tough decision. This is how to look like a million bucks while spending a lot less.

07/13/2011

Walmart (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is Walmart Trying To Buy Its Way Into New York City?

The pledge should allow the summer jobs program to expand by up to 3,400 jobs. However, some are questioning whether the move is a genuine gesture or an attempt to buy the city’s good will.

07/05/2011

Riverhead Walmart Suspect (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Elderly Woman Sought In Theft At Riverhead Walmart

Suffolk County police say a silver-haired suspect will face grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing a wallet from a Walmart customer.

06/29/2011

Plastic Bags (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Westchester Supermarkets Getting High Marks For Helping Environment

When it comes to BYOB – bring your own bags – the Citizens Campaign for the Environment says some Westchester County grocery stores are helping out the cause.

06/28/2011

Walmart (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Women’s Groups Undeterred By Supreme Court Walmart Class Action Rulings

Holding signs saying “Walmart Always Discriminates” and “Merchant of Shame,” women’s groups, unions, and elected officials including a number of councilwomen gathered on the City Hall steps.

06/21/2011

Anne Patterson is seen with Gov. Chris Christie at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 3, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

New Jersey Supreme Court Nominee Anne Patterson Testifying Before Senate Judiciary Committee

The Mendham woman’s confirmation hearing comes more than a year after Gov. Chris Christie picked her to join a court he says it too activist.

05/31/2011

Walmart (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Majority Of New Yorkers Want Walmart In Their Backyard

According to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Friday, 57 percent of New Yorkers said elected officials should allow Walmart to open in the city.

03/18/2011

Plastic bag (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CT Senate Holding Hearing On Plastic Bag Fee

State Senator Ed Meyer is hoping the state of Connecticut will go the way of Westport in ending distribution of plastic bags to shoppers.

02/07/2011

Small business owners protest Walmart on the steps outside of City Hall in Manhattan on Feb. 3, 2011 (Photo/Al Jones)

Battle To Bring Walmart To NYC Faces Public Hearing

Plans to open a Walmart in Brooklyn were to be the subject of an afternoon hearing. The retailer was making its third attempt to break into the five boroughs.

02/03/2011

A Walmart customer enters a store in Oakland, California (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Walmart’s NYC Ambitions Spark Dueling Rallies

With Walmart once again looking to open a store in New York City, supporters and opponents took to City Hall to make their positions known.

12/14/2010

A customer uses an iPad at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Wal-Mart Stores To Start Selling Apple’s IPad

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will start selling Apple Inc.’s iPad tablet computer in some stores by Friday and in a majority of locations by the height of the holiday shopping season.

10/12/2010

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