Recent Articles
  • Easter services held a week after fire at St. John the Divine church

    MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Manhattan — The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine will hold Easter services as promised following last week’s fire. Prior to Sunday’s services, the church celebrated the Great Vigil on Saturday. The congregation joined the clergy in illuminating the Cathedral by candlelight to observe the passage from darkness into light, from death into life. Last week, a fire broke out in the basement storage room, forcing parishioners out of the iconic building. Despite the fire, church services […]

  • MTA officials prepare riders for L train service interruptions

    Service on the L train will be slowing down, but at least it won’t be coming to a screeching halt. “It’s not going to be as convenient getting to work in Union Square without the L train running constantly,” said commuter Darren Bleckner. The MTA was going to shut down L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 15 months to make necessary repairs after damage caused by Superstorm Sandy flooding in 2012. “We would have moved out of Williamsburg […]

  • Trump sanctuary city idea could help migrants stay in US

    PHOENIX — An idea floated by President Donald Trump to send immigrants from the border to “sanctuary cities” to exact revenge on Democratic foes could end up doing the migrants a favor by placing them in locations that make it easier to put down roots and stay in the country. The plan would put thousands of immigrants in cities that are not only welcoming to them, but also more likely to rebuff federal officials carrying out deportation orders. Many of […]

  • Man throws cup of urine in MTA bus driver’s face in the Bronx

    BRONX — Police are looking for a man who threw urine on a New York City Transit bus driver. The assault happened Friday morning while bus operator Trellis Robinson was picking up passengers. Robinson told PIX11 her eyes were still burning on Saturday afternoon. “I just froze. I didn’t know if I was going to start melting or burning. I just didn’t know what it was at the time,” she said. The MTA bus operator said she was pulling into […]

  • Young Newark residents join city cleanup for Keep America Beautiful local branch launch

    National nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful launched their local Newark branch on Saturday with a Great American Cleanup event. Young people and other Newark residents came out Saturday to help clean up the city and their neighborhoods. Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka even joined in the cleanup of the city’s South Ward. Keep American Beautiful works to inspire and educate people to take action to improve and beautify their own communities.

  • Hundreds usher in spring with colorful Holi celebration in Hell’s Kitchen

    HELL’S KITCHEN — The celebration of Holi is one of the happiest and colorful day parties in New York City. “Holi is all about good over evil it’s and the coming of spring it is a fun colorful holiday we love all colors.,” said organizer Josh Singh outside Stage Forty 8 on West 48th Street. Hundreds packed the club to celebrate and get doused in colorful powders. This Indian Festival happens every year, not only in India but throughout the […]

  • Uber Eats deliveryman beaten, robbed of electric bike in the Bronx

    MT. EDEN, the Bronx — Surveillance video captured a vicious attack on an Uber Eats delivery man as he was making a food delivery in the Bronx, police said. Four individuals are seen throwing the delivery man to the ground, kicking and hitting him and then stealing his Arrow electric bike and iPhone before fleeing the scene. One suspect also displayed a knife, police said. The incident happened on February 26, at 10:17 p.m., in front of 1348 Edward L […]

  • Dems warn of subpoena if Mueller report and evidence not turned over to Congress

    House Democrats, anxious about how President Donald Trump’s Justice Department will handle the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings, are demanding the full report and underlying evidence be publicly released and are warning they may use their subpoena power to get the information. On a conference call with members Saturday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that she would reject a classified briefing for the congressional intelligence leaders known as the “gang of eight” to convey information about Mueller’s report, […]

  • 24-year-old man to be charged with murder in shooting of Gambino crime boss: police

    NEW YORK — A 24-year-old Staten Island man is expected to face murder charges in the killing of reputed Gambino crime family mob boss, Francesco “Frank” Cali, police said Saturday in a news conference. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea announced Saturday afternoon that Anthony Comello of Eltingville, Staten Island, is being held in a New Jersey jail. Shea said they anticipate Comello will return to Staten Island in the coming days to face murder charges for the fatal shooting. Shea […]

  • SantaCon 2018 takes over Manhattan

    NEW YORK — SantaCon is back in action in New York City, with flocks of Santa’s and elves embarking on the festive bar crawl. Festivities begin at Plaza 33 along West 33rd Street and Seventh Avenue at 10 a.m. and locations for this year’s event will be concentrated in midtown and the East Village. “Everyone is in a great mood,” said participant Lexie, who was dressed up as Rudolph. “Everyone loves Christmas.” SantaCon is a charitable, non-commercial convention that happens once […]

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.