TIME AT THE TABLE A Real Treat
This past week was substantial for many reasons. I landed in NYC Tuesday to prepare for the very first annual Family Dinner Conference on the campus of NYU presented by Time at the Table. We w... Posted on 4/21/13 at 1:56 PM
Armed with a pressure-cooker explosive and five pipe bombs, the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing made a spur-of-the-moment decision last week to give the Big Apple a taste of their mayhem, New York officials say.
Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz
, April 26, 2013
Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling. Koch died at 2 a.m. Friday from congestive heart failure, spokesman George Arzt said. He was 88. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.
Subways started running again in much of New York City on Thursday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, but traffic at bridges backed up for miles, long lines formed at gas stations, and tempers flared as commuters waited for buses.
Adam Geller and Meghan Barr
, November 01, 2012
NeMayor Michael Bloomberg is poised to spend $500,000 of his personal fortune on gay marriage campaigns in Maine, Minnesota and Washington state, he said Monday, following up on a major political spending push the billionaire businessman-turned-politician announced last week.
A laid-off clothing designer fatally shot an executive at his former company outside the Empire State Building on Friday, setting off a chaotic showdown with police. Officers killed the gunman and at least nine others suffered minor wounds, likely all of them by stray police gunfire, authorities said.
Police officers and FBI agents began tearing apart a New York City basement Thursday as part of a decades-old investigation into the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, whose case made a generation of parents afraid to send their children out alone.
Thursday was another big day in the Big Apple for Marilyn Hagerty, Herald columnist and Internet star. She spent much of the day doing interviews, including taping with CNN’s Anderson Cooper. Her star grew brighter in the afternoon when her review of Olive Garden, the column that set the Internet on fire, surpassed 1 million hits on www.GrandForksHerald.com. That’s about the same number of hits as the website’s next nine most popular stories combined.
A man confessed today to hurling crude Molotov cocktails at an Islamic cultural center and four other New York-area sites on New Year's Day because of personal grievances with all of the targets, police said.
Less than two weeks after graduating from the New York City police academy, more than 1,500 rookie officers have a daunting first assignment: helping to protect Times Square on New Year's Eve. The deployment is just one of an array of security measures — many visible, many not — that the New York Police Department rolls out each year for the event that turns the "Crossroads of the World" into a massive street party that stretches 17 blocks through the heart of Manhattan.
More than 1,600 people who filed lawsuits claiming that their health was ruined by dust and smoke from the collapsed World Trade Center must decide by Jan. 2 whether to keep fighting in court, or drop the litigation and apply for benefits from a government compensation fund.
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