MTA Officials And More Discuss 'Social Distancing' As Means To Combat Coronavirus Spread"If you can get around without riding the subway, do it. If telecommuting is an option, do it," said MTA chairman Pat Foye.
Miss Staten Island Comes Out As Bisexual, And Then Gets Banned From Borough's St. Patrick's Day ParadeThere was controversy at the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Staten Island. Miss Staten Island was abruptly pulled from the parade, after revealing her sexual orientation.
Coronavirus Update: NJ Gov. Phil Murphy Says State Is Being Proactive Amid OutbreakThe CDC has advised schools, hospitals and businesses to begin preparing now for the expectation that this could be bad.
Gov. Murphy Pitches New Jersey Budget Boosting Education, Transit, Public Pensions
Black History Month: Judge Victoria Gumbs-Moore Is Breaking Down Barriers On Long IslandWith her proud daughters looking on, Victoria Gumbs-Moore was given her robe and became the first black Family Court judge in Suffolk County.
Celebrated New York Restaurateur, Alzheimer's Advocate B. Smith Dies At Age 70Her family said Smith died peacefully Saturday night of early-onset Alzheimer's disease at their home in Long Island.
Family, Friends Pack Queens Church On 1-Year Anniversary Of NYPD Det. Simonsen's DeathAt Wednesday's memorial mass, Det. Brian Simonsen was remembered for his devotion and service to the NYPD.
Struggling Small Business Owners Doubt Mayor Bill De Blasio's Vow To Help: 'It's Not Going To Save Us'Some business owners say they feel abandoned by the city and they worry if nothing changes, many businesses will have to abandon their neighborhood.
Black History Month: Women Recount 6-Year Road To Successful Crab Restaurant In BrooklynAs we celebrate Black History Month, several New York restaurants are taking part in Black Restaurant Week.
'We Try To Take It To A Whole 'Nother Level': FDNY EMTs, Paramedics Are The Best, Thanks To Their TrainingFDNY emergency medical technicians and paramedics answer nearly 5,000 calls across the city every day.
Coney Island Boardwalk Businesses Hit With Massive Rent HikesTen years ago, the Bloomberg administration leased the land to amusement park company Zamperla.