Temperatures in the Tri-State area are set to soar above 90 degrees Wednesday. A heat advisory is in effect through 6 p.m. Thursday. 90-degree weather will feel more like mid to upper 90s both Wednesday and Thursday.
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A second case of a rare tick-borne virus called Powassan Virus has been confirmed in Upstate New York. A 75-year-old man died last month after being confirmed as the first case of the virus in the state, though medical professionals say the disease has not been proven to be the cause of death.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that ParkNYC, a new and convenient way to pay for on-street parking in New York City, is now available to drivers in all five boroughs with this week’s activation of the program in Queens.
David Greenfield, a long term city council member who has been a vocal advocate for the Jewish community, is leaving public office to take over the reins at the Met Council, a major Jewish charitable organization.
P.S. 191, also known as The Paul Robeson School, sits at the border of Crown Heights and Brownsville. The school’s student population, around 300 suffer from poverty to the extent that 99% of them meet the standards for free or reduced-price lunches. Some even live at a homeless shelter next door. But, at 8:30, every morning, just like clockwork, a moment of silence is observed. It may only last for one minute, but for that moment, the entire school is quiet.
The New York City Health Department has announced that it has detected mosquitoes bearing West Nile virus.
Tornadoes are possible in a round of strong thunderstorms that are expected to make their way through the New York City region late Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
A record-breaking blast of summer-like weather is hitting New York and other parts of the Northeast, squashing memories of a cold, rainy spring, with temperatures coming very close to 100 degrees.
As part of the Fiscal Year 2018 budget negotiated between the New York City Council Mayor De Blasio, there will be a significant increase in the funding for Special Child Care vouchers that are available to low income families who may not qualify for Public Assistance.
A Chasidic man driving in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn was issued a ticket for going through a red light on Tuesday. The only problem: the vehicle had a dashcam which proves that no red light was passed.
The New York State Police will team up with local law enforcement to conduct a seat belt and child safety seat enforcement period starting on Monday, May 22 and running through Sunday, June 4, as part of the annual “Buckle Up New York-Click it or Ticket” campaign.
A man charged with slamming his speeding car into pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenager and injuring nearly two dozen people, said he wanted to “kill them all” and police should have shot him to stop him, a prosecutor revealed Friday.
A car slammed onto a busy sidewalk in Times Square about an hour ago, killing at least one person and injuring 22 others. Police say the incident is not terror related.
Between sales tax, property tax and rent, New York City is already one of the nation’s most expensive, yet new data reveals that the city collected nearly a billion dollars in fines and violations, a 3.7% increase from last year and a 16% jump from 2012.
A new bill currently being bandied about in the New York State legislature would allow police officers to use an electronic device to track whether drivers involved in accidents were using portable electronic devices while operating their vehicles.
An MTA station agent is under arrest after being accused of sexually abusing a 19-year-old Orthodox Jewish woman at the 18th Avenue subway station in Borough Park.
A water main break is causing “significant’ traffic issues entering and leaving John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday morning.
Transit officials say anti-Semitic graffiti incidents are the top subway bias crime investigated so far this year by the New York Police Department.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing free, full-day early childhood education for all of New York City’s 3-year-olds by the fall of 2021.
The minimum price for a pack of cigarettes would rise to $13 in New York City under a proposal backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
New York City mayoral hopeful Paul Massey visited Crown Heights on Monday, touring the local Matzah Bakery, walking along the neighborhood’s main shopping corridor and stopping in 770 – the Lubavitch World Headquarters.
Concerns about falling temperatures and icy conditions on roads and sidewalks across the Northeast followed a late-season storm that plastered the region with sleet and snow.