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... Hall to Debate Guns. As millions around the world participated in the March for Our Lives, 35 children aged eight to 10 took turns sharing their reasons for restricting gun use. By Brandon JordanTwitter. Today 3:54 pm. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. New York City Hall (Photo courtesy of Momos at en.wikipedia, CC ... Students
Former College of Charleston student Shelly Simon is now working in artist management in New York City and Los Angeles. She is managing riot pop group WASI out of LA and working to promote female representation in music, among other LGBTQ+ and diverse artists. In addition, she's a ... NYC manager

A manager of a Target store in New York City was allegedly robbed at gunpoint Monday morning, WABC reported. Thieves allegedly took between $45,000 and $50,000 in cash, the television station reported. >> Read more trending news. The robbery happened in the Marble Hill section of ...
As Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders negotiate a wide variety of policy and spending issues, many are important to New York City, not the least of which include determinations of state funding to the city for education, juvenile justice, public housing, and more. Mayor Bill de Blasio has ...
NEW YORK, NY -- A new report ranks the 500 healthiest American communities, and New York City was nowhere to be found. You read that right. Not a single New York City county ranked among the healthiest in the United States, according to rankings released on Monday by U.S. News & World Report.

Known in the food world as a low-key excellent restaurant arbitrator, Showtime show Billions premiered its third season on Sunday night and highlighted three well-regarded New York City restaurants. Wo Hop, Veselka, and Del Posto all made the cut this go-round. Billions chronicles the life of hedge ... NYC
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into New York City's East River told federal investigators that he believed the aircraft's fuel was cut off when a passenger's restraint tether tangled with an emergency fuel cutoff shift. The pilot told the National Transportation Safety Board that he went to flip off the ... NYC
The Health Department is the leading provider of tuberculosis care in New York City, and we are concerned about these new data that show TB rates have increased among New Yorkers," Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett said. "We're committed to ensuring equitable access to rapid and ... NYC
And while he certainly enjoys the vast number of incredible eateries in New York, Prime says his favorite thing about living in NYC is its people. "We are tough, resilient, mean as hell yet friendly at the same time and always open to new experiences," he says. In addition to reviewing world-renowned ... NYC
Anyone who's had to read the words “circling back on this...” will appreciate a newly proposed bill in New York City. NYC Councilman Rafael Espinal introduced a bill Thursday that would fine employers $500 if they force employees to check emails after work. While officially titled as “Private employees ... NYC
Students and their supporters in Brooklyn and around the country are preparing to take to the streets in solidarity with the March For Our Lives rally to end gun violence. The March For Our Lives movement kicked off following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that ... NYC
For the very first time, bitcoins were reportedly used to purchase apartments in NYC: The NY Post reports that two Upper East Side condos at 389 East 89th Street are now in contract for payment via bitcoin. One is a studio for $875,000, which translates to about 102 bitcoins. The other is a one-bedroom ... NYC
To the Editor: Re “Cuomo Weighs State of Emergency for New York City Public Housing” (news article, March 13):. City Hall and Albany are both at fault for the New York City Housing Authority's decrepit condition. Years of neglect and divestment have New York State on the verge of declaring the agency in ... NYC
New York City just hit another tourism record for the eighth year in a row, welcoming a whopping 62.8 million visitors last year, according to city officials. The city saw an increase of 2.3 million visitors since 2016, NYC & Company representatives announced on Tuesday, despite concerns that restrictions like ... NYC
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ALL FOR LOVE ADOPTION RALLY at the North Plaza, Union Square Park (March 25, noon-5 p.m.). If you think you're ready to add a new member to your family — a furry one, that is ... NYC

Joseph J. Salvo, the chief demographer at the planning agency, said that, in effect, New York City added as many people as in all of New Rochelle, a city in Westchester County, each year from 2010 to 2017. The 2010 census put New Rochelle's total at just over 77,000. He attributed some of the city's jump ... NYC
Last year, NYC & Company had predicted that 300,000 fewer foreign tourists would come — adding it takes four domestic visitors to equal what one international tourist spends. To help combat the rhetoric from Washington, the city launched a campaign last year called “New York City — Welcoming the ... NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — The fourth nor'easter in three weeks is expected to dump from 12 to 15 inches of snow in New York City and its northern suburbs. But while the storm is expected to bury the New York metropolitan area, the Capital Region is expected to be spared, according to the National Weather ... NYC
Initial projections had NYC Ferry carrying more than 4.6 million trips per year on 23 vessels across six routes. Mayor Bill de Blasio touted the system — with tickets at $2.75, the same as a subway fare — as providing a new and faster transit option to Manhattan from underserved borough neighborhoods. NYC
New York City schools will be closed Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio announced Tuesday. The mayor announced that classes wouldn't be in session as the city prepares for the fourth nor'easter to hit the region in the month of March. This one, according to Storm Team 4, could wallop the five boroughs with ... NYC
We might have ushered in the first day of Spring, but Mother Nature isn't quite ready to let us revel in sunshine just yet. We're due for another storm, and kiddos will be pleased to know that Mayor de Blasio's office announced that NYC public schools are officially closed on Mar 21. Yes, it's the season of ... NYC
The program — managed by the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity) and led by a team for design firm ideas42 — is focused on using design principles to influence human behavior and decision making. BDT first launched in January 2016 with the idea of conducting research that ... NYC
New York City's tourism hot streak continues to go strong: Mayor Bill de Blasio, along with the city's official destination organization NYC & Company, announced that in 2017, the city welcomed a record 62.8 million visitors—a 2.3 million increase over 2016's visitor count and one million more than what was ... NYC
New York City considers its lead poisoning prevention program one of the best in the country. City officials often tout the fact that since 2005, the number of children with high blood lead levels has declined by more than 70 percent. But that statistic doesn't capture the full picture of lead exposure in NYC. NYC
Police searching for suspect in road rage murder in New Jersey · 'Dog-in' protest at LaGuardia following death of dog on United flight · Victim's grieving uncle blasts 'incompetence' after bridge collapse · $456M Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania · AP: Kushner Cos. filed false NYC housing paperwork. NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben True became the first American men's open division winner at the 2018 United Airlines New York City Half marathon. The 32-year-old True crossed the finish line Sunday in 1:02:39, his first attempt at the distance. He just beat out fellow countryman and second-place finisher Dathan ... NYC
NEW YORK -- British graffiti artist Banksy has created a New York mural protesting the imprisonment of a Turkish artist and journalist. New York City spectators from near and far stood in awe Saturday, five years after the artist's first foray into the New York street art scene, CBS New York reports. NYC
Currently, less than an inch of snow is predicted for New York City, Buccola said. Monday is predicted to be sunny with a high in the low 40s, she added. In addition to the possible snow, Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to see highs in the upper 30s and low 40s, respectively. The snow should clear ... NYC
In all, Housing Rights Initiative found the Kushner Cos. filed at least 80 false applications for construction permits in 34 buildings across New York City from 2013 to 2016, all of them indicating there were no rent-regulated tenants. Instead, tax documents show there were more than 300 rent-regulated units. NYC
If the New York City school system, with its 1.1 million students, were its own metropolis, it would be the 10th largest in the country, bigger than Austin, Indianapolis or San Francisco. And starting next month, there will be a new mayor in town. Richard A. Carranza will become chancellor of the system, with its ... NYC
New York City CTO Miguel Gamino Aims to 'Make Sure Technology Is Working for People'. Improving access and making things more equitable has always been part of his mission, New York's outgoing CTO says. By Lylah Alphonse, Managing Editor, News |March 16, 2018, at 6:04 p.m.. New York City CTO Miguel Gamino ... NYC
Fire officials spent the day working to gather details of the deaths — the first of New York City firefighters serving in a war zone since Christian P. Engeldrum, 39, was killed in November 2004, when a roadside bomb detonated near his convoy outside Baghdad. In Thursday's crash, American officials could ... NYC
But even though that officially ends on Sunday, the Greater New York City Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience is presenting events all month. Recommended for children 4 and older, this investigation at the Corona, Queens, museum will host scientists explaining brain anatomy and function, including ... NYC
A Galena High School graduate and local basketball mentor died in a helicopter crash in New York City's East River on Sunday night. Reno's Tristan Hill was aboard a private charter helicopter that crashed into the river and flipped upside down in the water, killing all five passengers aboard, according to ... NYC
The snow comes less than a week after damage from another snowstorm left hundreds of thousands of people in the areas surrounding New York City without power. While this week's nor'eater isn't as menacing as its predecessors, it does run the risk of compounding the infrastructure damage that ... NYC
(CNN) When a Liberty Helicopters chopper plunged into the frigid East River on Sunday night, onlookers were stunned. But it was actually the third time in 11 years one of the company's helicopters crashed in New York. The latest accident killed all five passengers on board. The pilot, who managed to free ... NYC
The counselors work with homeowners through the city's Community Restoration Fund (CRF) program, the first of its kind, which allows New York City to acquire distressed mortgages in order to create affordable homeownership and rental opportunities for low-to-middle income families. Back in 2016, the city's Department ... NYC
Five people were killed when a private helicopter with six people on board crashed into the East River in New York City on Sunday, authorities said. Three people transported to area hospitals after the crash later died, New York Fire Department spokesman Jim Long said. Two others were pronounced ... NYC
Currently all major airlines are offering nonstop SFO-New York City (JFK & EWR) round trips for as low as $227. The lowest fares on LAX-NYC are slightly higher at $277 round trip, but still a very good deal. If you are willing to take a red-eye and stop in Denver on bare-bones discounter Frontier, you can fly ... NYC
For miles above the highest spires of New York City, the ice has turned. Uncountable billions of ice crystals, each of them just about a millimeter in length, have spontaneously organized. All together at once, as if hearing (or delivering) some unheard instruction, they are pointing. That way. That way. NYC
In 2014, New York (including New York City) adopted the Compassionate Care Act, a highly restrictive medical marijuana program, one that initially had few physicians, patients, and permissible products. Late last year, though, state authorities made substantial changes to the program intended to expand ... NYC
Although we should be celebrating women every day, March is officially women's history month and tomorrow, March 8, is International Women's Day—so females will be getting a little extra love in the coming days and weeks. And while there are plenty of events and parties to attend to celebrate, a few of ... NYC
As Espinal poignantly noted at a June 2017 city council meeting: "Night life in New York City has been under attack for a very long time, to the point where we're losing [it]." At its core, this documentary is also the start of a conversation. As Rachel Nelson, an artist and business owner in the community, ... NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — Snow totals vary wildly in the metropolitan New York City area. National Weather Service meteorologist Adrienne Leptich says the "big winner" is New Fairfield, Connecticut, with a whopping 26.8 inches. Franklin Lakes, New Jersey got 24 inches. In New York's Rockland County, ... NYC
For a veteran of New York City's after-dark community it was a tame time for a cocktail, but Ms. Palitz had good reason to get home early that night. On Wednesday afternoon City Hall was planning to name her as New York's first Nightlife Mayor, its ambassador at large to the late-night world of bars, ... NYC
Elaine Chao Confesses Trump Personally Pushed to Kill Major NYC Project ... Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney got Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao to admit that President Trump personally asked House Speaker Paul Ryan to block funding for New York City's badly needed Gateway project. NYC
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — When cold temperatures reach freezing or lower, wind chill below 0 degrees, or the area is hit by ice storms, freezing rain or more than 6 inches of snow, New York City triggers a “Code Blue” to make sure anyone in need of assistance has the shelter they need. During a ... NYC
One thing we do have in common is our taste in New York attractions. After the closing ceremony in PyeongChang on February 25, some of our favorite Olympians came to NYC to hit up some of the best Broadway shows, NYC landmarks and the most-Instagrammable places while they were here. NYC


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