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2nd Former Aide Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment, Governor Requests Independent ReviewAccording to The New York Times, a second woman has come forward claiming the governor sexually harassed her when she was an executive assistant.
NYPD: Good Samaritan Killed, 3 Hurt In Stabbing Linked To Illegal Brooklyn Gambling DenPolice say the incident started around 9:30 p.m. Friday after a robbery in an illegal gambling den in a basement near 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in Sunset Park.
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Exposed To Positive COVID-19 Case, Will QuarantineA statement from the county spokeswoman says Curran is feeling well and has tested negative for COVID-19 herself.
COVID Vaccine In New York: Mayor De Blasio Says NYC Is On Track To Vaccinate Half A Million New Yorkers Per WeekHe says the city's goal is to fully vaccine 5 million New Yorkers by June.
Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot COVID Vaccine Authorized For Emergency UseThe Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.
Black History Is Our History: World Champion Gymnast Wendy Hilliard Uses Her Own Experience To Encourage Next Generation Of Black Athletes To SucceedShe would represent the U.S. in international competition a record nine years, including three world championships, earning national and international gold medals.
Power Restored To Co-Op City After Elderly Woman Collapsed, Died Climbing Stairs To Apartment During OutageThousands who live in buildings one through eight were left without power after a transformer caught fire.
Funeral Held For 49-Year Veteran Of Upper Saddle River Fire DepartmentBagpipes were played, a flag was raised and there was a procession of blue lights at the funeral for Lawrence "Larry" Rauch, who died Sunday, Feb. 21, at age 78.

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Black History Is Our History: World Champion Gymnast Wendy Hilliard Uses Her Own Experience To Encourage Next Generation Of Black Athletes To SucceedShe would represent the U.S. in international competition a record nine years, including three world championships, earning national and international gold medals.
Black History Is Our History: Queens Resident Lewis Latimer, Son Of Fugitive Slaves, Helped Make Lighting More AffordableLewis Latimer, the son of fugitive slaves, invented a method for producing a longer lasting light bulb which also made lighting affordable for more people.
Black History Is Our History: First Deputy Commissioner Ben Tucker, NYPD's Highest-Ranking Black Officer, On Why He Decided To Become A Police Officer, George Floyd and MoreHe was sworn in as an NYPD trainee at 18 in 1969, the decade of the Civil Rights Movement when nation leaders were assassinated and tension between police and the Black community often erupted on the streets.
Black History Is Our History: Southampton, Donors Set To Restore Home Of Philanthropist Pyrrhus ConcerHis obituary described him as one of the most respected residents of the Hamptons. But the important legacy of former slave Pyrrhus Pyrrhus Concer was lost in the last century.
Black History Is Our History: Divine Nine Fraternities, Sororities Offer Lifetime Of Brotherhood, Sisterhood For African AmericansAfrican Americans still face unique challenges on college campuses and in their communities, so the Divine Nine is as necessary today as it was more than a century ago when most of the organizations were founded.
Black History Is Our History: Bishop Mitchell Taylor Takes On Racial Wealth Gap Created By Redlining With Urban Upbound Federal Credit UnionEleven years ago, Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor co-founded the Urban Upbound Federal Credit Union right across from the Queensbridge Houses, where he grew up.

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