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Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated his warning Friday evening not to go swimming at New York City beaches this weekend after a 24-year-old man drowned at Rockaway [...] Read full article: Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches a...→

Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated his warning Friday evening not to go swimming at New York City beaches this weekend after a 24-year-old man drowned at Rockaway [...] Read full article: Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches a...→

New York City's Beaches Will Finally Open For Swimming July 1st

New York City's Beaches Will Finally Open For Swimming July 1st

The long-awaited announcement, just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, comes after the mayor was criticized for first closing the beaches to the public, then [...] Read full article: New York City's Beaches Will Finally Ope...→

Man survives after knife stuck in head in NYC attack: report

Man survives after knife stuck in head in NYC attack: report

A Harlem man escaped a stabbing with minor injures Tuesday — one of which was the massive kitchen knife left sticking upright out of his scalp, authorities sai [...] Read full article: Man survives after knife stuck in head i...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

The city that never sleeps has been a tough place to get shuteye due to the fireworks displays. Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down ...→

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

The sound of illegal fireworks has been keeping some New Yorkers wide awake at night and now elected officials are trying to end this new trend immediately. Read full article: Mayor expected to sign bill cracking dow...→

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As New York City enters Phase 2 on Monday, the NYC Transit president is urging riders to wear a mask. Read full article: As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit presi...→

Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana Beaches Reopen

Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana Beaches Reopen

Beaches are still closed in Illinois, but they are opening up in Indiana. A group that promotes swimming safety says it is a good time to brush on some common [...] Read full article: Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana B...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Man Drowns While Searching for Frogs with Son in Potrero - Times of San Diego

A man died after the boat he was on with his son capsized on a small body of water in Potrero, authorities said Thursday. Read full article: Man Drowns While Searching for Frogs wit...→

Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman has been arrested over 100 times

Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman has been arrested over 100 times

A career criminal with more than 100 arrests to his name was busted for cruelly shoving a 92-year-old woman into a Manhattan fire hydrant — leaving his victim [...] Read full article: Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman...→

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday doubled down on his calls for local elected officials including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep the coronavirus on the r [...] Read full article: ‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasi...→

Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove George Washington statue, rename park over slavery

Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove George Washington statue, rename park over slavery

President Trump’s question to reporters on Tuesday about the possibility of tearing down historical monuments has been answered by a Chicago pastor: “It’s time [...] Read full article: Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove Geo...→

NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Robert E. Lee's Name: 'This Is An Emotional Issue For Many People Like Me'

NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Robert E. Lee's Name: 'This Is An Emotional Issue For Many People Like Me'

New York City’s Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson made a heartfelt call for the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to be removed from public spaces Thurs [...] Read full article: NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Ro...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Family of dead Paris delivery man urges chokehold ban

The family of a French delivery driver who died in the wake of a police arrest in January has urged President Emmanuel Macron to ban the use of chokeholds Read full article: Family of dead Paris delivery man urges ...→

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

A virtual graduation ceremony will be held for New York City seniors graduating this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. Read full article: 'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be...→

Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Across NYC; Shocking Video Shows One Thrown At Homeless Man

Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Across NYC; Shocking Video Shows One Thrown At Homeless Man

There has been a dramatic spike in illegal fireworks. The number of 911 calls is 10 times higher than last year. Read full article: Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Acr...→

NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk during robbery, video shows

NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk during robbery, video shows

New York City police are searching Friday for a suspect seen on video dragging an 80-year-old along the sidewalk during a robbery.  Read full article: NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk duri...→

NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians Don't Belong in Racist Attack Caught on Video

NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians Don't Belong in Racist Attack Caught on Video

In the latest caught-on-camera racism against Asian Americans in recent months, a New York City man was called a racial slur in a violent attack inside a 7-Ele [...] Read full article: NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians ...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

The death of a black man found hanging in a Manhattan park was ruled a suicide Tuesday, the city’s medical examiner said.  Dominique Alexander, 27, was found h [...] Read full article: Death of black man found hanging in NYC ...→

After People Pack Broadway For First Test Of Expanded Outdoor Dining, Mayor Urges Chicagoans Not To Ignore Safety Rules; 'COVID-19 Hasn’t Magically Gone Away'

After People Pack Broadway For First Test Of Expanded Outdoor Dining, Mayor Urges Chicagoans Not To Ignore Safety Rules; 'COVID-19 Hasn’t Magically Gone Away'

"There’s a lot of enthusiasm on the part of restaurants and patrons to get back out to enjoy the great restaurant scene here in Chicago, but we absolutely have [...] Read full article: After People Pack Broadway For First Tes...→

Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after chasing frisbee into water

Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after chasing frisbee into water

A 20-year-old man is clinging to life after nearly drowning in the Hudson River Thursday evening, police said. The man had jumped into the water near a pier at [...] Read full article: Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after ...→

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is offering a glimmer of hope that beaches and pools may open for swimming this summer. That's if the city's COVID-19 numbers stay low. Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Co...→

New York City beaches will open for swimming starting July 1 - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that New York City beaches will be open for swimming starting on July 1.  Beach-goers will still be required Read full article: New York City beaches will open for swim...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids Occupied, Cool In NYC This Summer Without Pools, Camps Or Beaches

Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids Occupied, Cool In NYC This Summer Without Pools, Camps Or Beaches

The city is still trying to determine where to open cooling centers, even considering schools and auditoriums as a possible option. Read full article: Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids...→

NYC Pledges Crackdown Over Late-Night Fireworks Mayhem, ‘Shocking' Attack on Sleeping Man

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to reveal details Tuesday about a multi-agency crackdown on illegal fireworks suppliers as complaints across the five boroughs [...] Read full article: NYC Pledges Crackdown Over Late-Night Fi...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Man accused of attacking NYC woman, 92, was released with tickets in past 3 arrests: sources

The man arrested for randomly attacking an elderly woman in New York City last week is a registered sex offender who has been arrested more than 100 times. Read full article: Man accused of attacking NYC woman, 92, ...→

Police bust man who shoved elderly woman to ground in NYC

Police bust man who shoved elderly woman to ground in NYC

Police have collared the heartless cur who knocked an elderly woman to the ground in a random attack. “Thanks to the outstanding work of @NYPDDetectives, this [...] Read full article: Police bust man who shoved elderly woman...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

New York City beaches will open for swimming starting July 1 - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that New York City beaches will be open for swimming starting on July 1.  Beach-goers will still be required Read full article: New York City beaches will open for swim...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

New York City's Beaches Will Finally Open For Swimming July 1st

New York City's Beaches Will Finally Open For Swimming July 1st

The long-awaited announcement, just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, comes after the mayor was criticized for first closing the beaches to the public, then [...] Read full article: New York City's Beaches Will Finally Ope...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

The city that never sleeps has been a tough place to get shuteye due to the fireworks displays. Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down ...→

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

A virtual graduation ceremony will be held for New York City seniors graduating this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. Read full article: 'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be...→

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

The sound of illegal fireworks has been keeping some New Yorkers wide awake at night and now elected officials are trying to end this new trend immediately. Read full article: Mayor expected to sign bill cracking dow...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana Beaches Reopen

Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana Beaches Reopen

Beaches are still closed in Illinois, but they are opening up in Indiana. A group that promotes swimming safety says it is a good time to brush on some common [...] Read full article: Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana B...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians Don't Belong in Racist Attack Caught on Video

NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians Don't Belong in Racist Attack Caught on Video

In the latest caught-on-camera racism against Asian Americans in recent months, a New York City man was called a racial slur in a violent attack inside a 7-Ele [...] Read full article: NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians ...→

Man Drowns While Searching for Frogs with Son in Potrero - Times of San Diego

A man died after the boat he was on with his son capsized on a small body of water in Potrero, authorities said Thursday. Read full article: Man Drowns While Searching for Frogs wit...→

Man accused of attacking NYC woman, 92, was released with tickets in past 3 arrests: sources

The man arrested for randomly attacking an elderly woman in New York City last week is a registered sex offender who has been arrested more than 100 times. Read full article: Man accused of attacking NYC woman, 92, ...→

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

The death of a black man found hanging in a Manhattan park was ruled a suicide Tuesday, the city’s medical examiner said.  Dominique Alexander, 27, was found h [...] Read full article: Death of black man found hanging in NYC ...→

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday doubled down on his calls for local elected officials including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep the coronavirus on the r [...] Read full article: ‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasi...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after chasing frisbee into water

Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after chasing frisbee into water

A 20-year-old man is clinging to life after nearly drowning in the Hudson River Thursday evening, police said. The man had jumped into the water near a pier at [...] Read full article: Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after ...→

NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Robert E. Lee's Name: 'This Is An Emotional Issue For Many People Like Me'

NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Robert E. Lee's Name: 'This Is An Emotional Issue For Many People Like Me'

New York City’s Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson made a heartfelt call for the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to be removed from public spaces Thurs [...] Read full article: NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Ro...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

Man survives after knife stuck in head in NYC attack: report

Man survives after knife stuck in head in NYC attack: report

A Harlem man escaped a stabbing with minor injures Tuesday — one of which was the massive kitchen knife left sticking upright out of his scalp, authorities sai [...] Read full article: Man survives after knife stuck in head i...→

Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids Occupied, Cool In NYC This Summer Without Pools, Camps Or Beaches

Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids Occupied, Cool In NYC This Summer Without Pools, Camps Or Beaches

The city is still trying to determine where to open cooling centers, even considering schools and auditoriums as a possible option. Read full article: Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids...→

Family of dead Paris delivery man urges chokehold ban

The family of a French delivery driver who died in the wake of a police arrest in January has urged President Emmanuel Macron to ban the use of chokeholds Read full article: Family of dead Paris delivery man urges ...→

NYC Pledges Crackdown Over Late-Night Fireworks Mayhem, ‘Shocking' Attack on Sleeping Man

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to reveal details Tuesday about a multi-agency crackdown on illegal fireworks suppliers as complaints across the five boroughs [...] Read full article: NYC Pledges Crackdown Over Late-Night Fi...→

Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Across NYC; Shocking Video Shows One Thrown At Homeless Man

Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Across NYC; Shocking Video Shows One Thrown At Homeless Man

There has been a dramatic spike in illegal fireworks. The number of 911 calls is 10 times higher than last year. Read full article: Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Acr...→

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As New York City enters Phase 2 on Monday, the NYC Transit president is urging riders to wear a mask. Read full article: As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit presi...→

NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk during robbery, video shows

NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk during robbery, video shows

New York City police are searching Friday for a suspect seen on video dragging an 80-year-old along the sidewalk during a robbery.  Read full article: NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk duri...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman has been arrested over 100 times

Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman has been arrested over 100 times

A career criminal with more than 100 arrests to his name was busted for cruelly shoving a 92-year-old woman into a Manhattan fire hydrant — leaving his victim [...] Read full article: Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman...→

Police bust man who shoved elderly woman to ground in NYC

Police bust man who shoved elderly woman to ground in NYC

Police have collared the heartless cur who knocked an elderly woman to the ground in a random attack. “Thanks to the outstanding work of @NYPDDetectives, this [...] Read full article: Police bust man who shoved elderly woman...→

After People Pack Broadway For First Test Of Expanded Outdoor Dining, Mayor Urges Chicagoans Not To Ignore Safety Rules; 'COVID-19 Hasn’t Magically Gone Away'

After People Pack Broadway For First Test Of Expanded Outdoor Dining, Mayor Urges Chicagoans Not To Ignore Safety Rules; 'COVID-19 Hasn’t Magically Gone Away'

"There’s a lot of enthusiasm on the part of restaurants and patrons to get back out to enjoy the great restaurant scene here in Chicago, but we absolutely have [...] Read full article: After People Pack Broadway For First Tes...→

Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove George Washington statue, rename park over slavery

Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove George Washington statue, rename park over slavery

President Trump’s question to reporters on Tuesday about the possibility of tearing down historical monuments has been answered by a Chicago pastor: “It’s time [...] Read full article: Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove Geo...→

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is offering a glimmer of hope that beaches and pools may open for swimming this summer. That's if the city's COVID-19 numbers stay low. Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Co...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

New York City beaches will open for swimming starting July 1 - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that New York City beaches will be open for swimming starting on July 1.  Beach-goers will still be required Read full article: New York City beaches will open for swim...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Today

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen for swimming next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Wednesday, giving city residents another outdoor [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Reopen for Swimming July 1; ...→

New York City's Beaches Will Finally Open For Swimming July 1st

New York City's Beaches Will Finally Open For Swimming July 1st

The long-awaited announcement, just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, comes after the mayor was criticized for first closing the beaches to the public, then [...] Read full article: New York City's Beaches Will Finally Ope...→

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next Week; Indoor Dining, Spas Return on Long Island Wednesday

New York City’s 14 miles of public beaches will reopen to the public for swimming next week, giving city residents another outdoor option as Long Islanders get [...] Read full article: NYC Beaches Will Open for Swimming Next ...→

Man survives after knife stuck in head in NYC attack: report

Man survives after knife stuck in head in NYC attack: report

A Harlem man escaped a stabbing with minor injures Tuesday — one of which was the massive kitchen knife left sticking upright out of his scalp, authorities sai [...] Read full article: Man survives after knife stuck in head i...→

Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids Occupied, Cool In NYC This Summer Without Pools, Camps Or Beaches

Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids Occupied, Cool In NYC This Summer Without Pools, Camps Or Beaches

The city is still trying to determine where to open cooling centers, even considering schools and auditoriums as a possible option. Read full article: Parents Concerned About How To Keep Kids...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

The city that never sleeps has been a tough place to get shuteye due to the fireworks displays. Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down ...→

Family of dead Paris delivery man urges chokehold ban

The family of a French delivery driver who died in the wake of a police arrest in January has urged President Emmanuel Macron to ban the use of chokeholds Read full article: Family of dead Paris delivery man urges ...→

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be held for NYC students, Mayor de Blasio says

A virtual graduation ceremony will be held for New York City seniors graduating this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. Read full article: 'Huge' virtual graduation ceremony to be...→

NYC Pledges Crackdown Over Late-Night Fireworks Mayhem, ‘Shocking' Attack on Sleeping Man

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to reveal details Tuesday about a multi-agency crackdown on illegal fireworks suppliers as complaints across the five boroughs [...] Read full article: NYC Pledges Crackdown Over Late-Night Fi...→

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

Mayor expected to sign bill cracking down on illegal firework suppliers in NYC

The sound of illegal fireworks has been keeping some New Yorkers wide awake at night and now elected officials are trying to end this new trend immediately. Read full article: Mayor expected to sign bill cracking dow...→

Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Across NYC; Shocking Video Shows One Thrown At Homeless Man

Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Across NYC; Shocking Video Shows One Thrown At Homeless Man

There has been a dramatic spike in illegal fireworks. The number of 911 calls is 10 times higher than last year. Read full article: Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Acr...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit president urges riders to wear a mask

As New York City enters Phase 2 on Monday, the NYC Transit president is urging riders to wear a mask. Read full article: As NYC enters Phase 2, NYC Transit presi...→

Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana Beaches Reopen

Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana Beaches Reopen

Beaches are still closed in Illinois, but they are opening up in Indiana. A group that promotes swimming safety says it is a good time to brush on some common [...] Read full article: Summer Swimming Safety Tips As Indiana B...→

NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk during robbery, video shows

NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk during robbery, video shows

New York City police are searching Friday for a suspect seen on video dragging an 80-year-old along the sidewalk during a robbery.  Read full article: NYC man, 80, dragged along sidewalk duri...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

NYC to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday, mayor says

Juneteenth will become an official New York City holiday beginning next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. Read full article: NYC to make Juneteenth an official city ...→

NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians Don't Belong in Racist Attack Caught on Video

NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians Don't Belong in Racist Attack Caught on Video

In the latest caught-on-camera racism against Asian Americans in recent months, a New York City man was called a racial slur in a violent attack inside a 7-Ele [...] Read full article: NYC Man Called Racial Slur, Told Asians ...→

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Thomas Jefferson statue from City Hall

This founder’s no keeper as far as some powerful New York City Council members are concerned. A group of Big Apple local elected officials on Thursday formally [...] Read full article: Council urges Mayor de Blasio to boot Th...→

Man Drowns While Searching for Frogs with Son in Potrero - Times of San Diego

A man died after the boat he was on with his son capsized on a small body of water in Potrero, authorities said Thursday. Read full article: Man Drowns While Searching for Frogs wit...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Man accused of attacking NYC woman, 92, was released with tickets in past 3 arrests: sources

The man arrested for randomly attacking an elderly woman in New York City last week is a registered sex offender who has been arrested more than 100 times. Read full article: Man accused of attacking NYC woman, 92, ...→

Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman has been arrested over 100 times

Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman has been arrested over 100 times

A career criminal with more than 100 arrests to his name was busted for cruelly shoving a 92-year-old woman into a Manhattan fire hydrant — leaving his victim [...] Read full article: Man accused of shoving elderly NYC woman...→

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

Death of black man found hanging in NYC park ruled a suicide

The death of a black man found hanging in a Manhattan park was ruled a suicide Tuesday, the city’s medical examiner said.  Dominique Alexander, 27, was found h [...] Read full article: Death of black man found hanging in NYC ...→

Police bust man who shoved elderly woman to ground in NYC

Police bust man who shoved elderly woman to ground in NYC

Police have collared the heartless cur who knocked an elderly woman to the ground in a random attack. “Thanks to the outstanding work of @NYPDDetectives, this [...] Read full article: Police bust man who shoved elderly woman...→

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasio amid lack of NYC social distancing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday doubled down on his calls for local elected officials including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep the coronavirus on the r [...] Read full article: ‘Do your job’: Gov. Cuomo urges de Blasi...→

After People Pack Broadway For First Test Of Expanded Outdoor Dining, Mayor Urges Chicagoans Not To Ignore Safety Rules; 'COVID-19 Hasn’t Magically Gone Away'

After People Pack Broadway For First Test Of Expanded Outdoor Dining, Mayor Urges Chicagoans Not To Ignore Safety Rules; 'COVID-19 Hasn’t Magically Gone Away'

"There’s a lot of enthusiasm on the part of restaurants and patrons to get back out to enjoy the great restaurant scene here in Chicago, but we absolutely have [...] Read full article: After People Pack Broadway For First Tes...→

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

Long Island dad drowns while swimming with son in pool: police

A man is dead after he and his son were both found unresponsive in a swimming pool of a Glen Cove home on Long Island on Sunday afternoon, according to police [...] Read full article: Long Island dad drowns while swimming wi...→

Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove George Washington statue, rename park over slavery

Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove George Washington statue, rename park over slavery

President Trump’s question to reporters on Tuesday about the possibility of tearing down historical monuments has been answered by a Chicago pastor: “It’s time [...] Read full article: Chicago pastor urges mayor to remove Geo...→

Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after chasing frisbee into water

Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after chasing frisbee into water

A 20-year-old man is clinging to life after nearly drowning in the Hudson River Thursday evening, police said. The man had jumped into the water near a pier at [...] Read full article: Man nearly drowns in Hudson River after ...→

NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Robert E. Lee's Name: 'This Is An Emotional Issue For Many People Like Me'

NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Robert E. Lee's Name: 'This Is An Emotional Issue For Many People Like Me'

New York City’s Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson made a heartfelt call for the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to be removed from public spaces Thurs [...] Read full article: NYC Deputy Mayor Calls For Removal Of Ro...→

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Conversation' Soon About Possibly Opening NYC Pools

Mayor Bill de Blasio is offering a glimmer of hope that beaches and pools may open for swimming this summer. That's if the city's COVID-19 numbers stay low. Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Says There Will Be A 'Co...→