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New York City subway passengers were left stranded and broiling on train platforms for more than an hour on Friday night, thanks to a “network communications” issue that left the Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 trains suspended in both directions.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio paid nearly $20,000 for a video announcing his candidacy for the White House in May, and now his team contends the video was not, in fact, a campaign expense.
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Lawmakers, including Reps. Yvette Clarke and Adriano Espaillat, urged immigrants to stay vigilant amid apprehensions by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents that are expected to continue.
Nearly 2,000 Staten Island South Shore homes went without power during the sweltering heat on Friday night, one of multiple outages the island has faced since one in Manhattan left 72,000 Con Edison customers without power.
Assemblyman David Weprin has officially filed papers to run for New York City comptroller in 2021 and has been raising funds for the race during the past five months.
State Sen. Michael Gianaris faced friendly fire during a Democratic dinner from former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who trashed him and other New York progressives for scuttling Amazon’s plans to build a campus in Queens.
Long Island wants a portion of the $3.2 billion in economic activity that is projected to come from two offshore wind farms, which are expected to create more than 1,600 jobs in Suffolk County, Brooklyn and Albany.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler fired off a letter to ex-White House aide Hope Hicks, demanding she clarify “inconsistencies” in her previous testimony about President Donald Trump’s hush payment to Stormy Daniels.
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visited Syracuse at the invitation of Rep. John Katko, listening to and interviewing people on the front lines of the area’s housing and poverty issues.
Public housing tenants in one Upper West Side building have been trapped in their apartments thanks to an elevator that broke two weeks ago that a NYCHA contractor has yet to fix.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declined to remove de Blasio for being an absentee chief executive, but he should step in to remove Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas to end the political chaos that has descended on the city.
Barely a month has gone by since New York passed its new rent control law, and the predictable problems are fast emerging, as Blackstone Group puts renovations on hold.
After handing over Central Park’s Great Lawn for $1.5 million to the planned OZY Fest, de Blasio canceled the event due to the heat wave, but City Hall needs to explain how the for-profit event got approved in the first place.
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