Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2011 16:01 Written by AP Friday, 22 July 2011 15:48
NEW YORK — Americans withered under yet another day of searing sun Friday as a heat wave spread in earnest into the urban core of the Northeast, while warnings about excessive heat stretched from Kansas to Maine and the Carolinas.
Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2011 15:01 Written by JTA Friday, 22 July 2011 13:49
A leading American Orthodox Rabbi, Shmuel Kamenetsky, said that child abuse should be reported to rabbis, not police.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 July 2011 06:48 Written by Mike Lupica / Daily News Monday, 18 July 2011 06:36
Ray Kelly, the police commissioner who should be the next mayor of New York, seems to show you his best in the city's worst moments. This he did the other day when he stood at a podium with the department crest in front of him and uniforms behind him, speaking of the murder of an 8-year-old from Brooklyn named Leiby Kletzky.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 July 2011 05:55 Written by Philip Messing and Daniel Edward Rosen / NYPost Monday, 18 July 2011 05:45
A $140,000 horse being flown from Belgium to JFK didn't make it to the finish line alive.
Last Updated on Sunday, 17 July 2011 18:16 Written by John Aidan Byrne / NYPost Sunday, 17 July 2011 16:48
It's tough enough to run a restaurant in the city without having to worry about rain runoff.
But for Anthony Fasolino, a family member who helps run the kitchen at Yolanda's restaurant near Yankee Stadium in The Bronx, the weather is as costly as imported cheese.
Last Updated on Sunday, 17 July 2011 12:33 Written by AP Sunday, 17 July 2011 12:14
ALBANY, N.Y. — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York says that if airlines don’t start reimbursing their rising fees when passengers’ bags are lost, he’ll introduce a bill to force the issue.
Wurzweiler Dean Steps Down After 21 Years - Yeshiva University Establishes Scholarship Fund In Honor Of Dr. Sheldon R. Gelman, Longest-Serving Dean Of Any Social Work School In North America
Last Updated on Thursday, 07 July 2011 16:50 Written by TFTI / Yeshiva University Thursday, 07 July 2011 16:22
New York, NY, July 5, 2011 – Some 40-plus years ago, Sheldon Gelman was starting what he envisioned would be a long and fulfilling career as a social worker, providing counseling and services to handicapped and disabled kids at an agency in Central Pennsylvania. As part of his work, he was also asked to help supervise a group of social work students from nearby Penn State University.
Read more: Wurzweiler Dean Steps Down After 21 Years - Yeshiva University Establishes Scholarship Fund In Honor Of Dr. Sheldon R. Gelman, Longest-Serving Dean Of Any Social Work School In North America
Written by Dow Jones Friday, 03 June 2011 09:36
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday he will not run for president or seek a fourth term at the helm of the US's most populous city.
"Independents don't run well in presidential elections," said Bloomberg. "For me, the answer is no."
Last Updated on Thursday, 02 June 2011 16:11 Written by AP / Photo Craig Lassi Thursday, 02 June 2011 15:40
In this April 30, 2009 photo, Tony Kushner. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)
Manhattan, NY - Tony Kushner won a Pulitzer Prize for “Angels in America,” his epic play about the AIDS epidemic, and is a New York literary fixture who has received more than a dozen honorary degrees from American colleges and universities.
So it was a shock when the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York voted last month to withhold a promised honorary degree after a trustee said the playwright was anti-Israel.
Written by JTA Thursday, 02 June 2011 13:39
Sarah Palin visited New York tourist spots sporting a large Star of David around her neck.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 18:07 Written by AP Tuesday, 24 May 2011 17:55
A sign posted in New York's Times Square warns of the city's new smoking ban, Monday, May 23, 2011. Starting Monday, a new law went into effect banning smoking in New York's urban parks and other public places, enforced with a $50 fine. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
New York - New York City is telling folks to butt out. A new law went into effect Monday banning smoking in 43 square miles of parks, public plazas, beaches and boardwalks in the city.
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