NJ Transit, union talks snagged, head to mediation
A potential impasse in wage talks between New Jersey Transit and the labor union representing its train engineers could eventually leave nearly 250,000 people without a way to get around.
Two students from the New York City area worked on a project that changed the lives of a rural community in the Dominican Republic. They participated in the global youth leadership program called Global Kids.
Farhana Hoque and Engher Cabral, who participated in the program, along with Global Kids assistant director of college and career readiness Andre Augustine talk about the experience.
Seeing the foliage, apple and pumpkin picking are probably some of the best ways to celebrate the autumn season.
Ross Levi, the executive director for tourism at Empire State Development, has the details on the best spots to go in the state for fall events.
The NYPD recently busted an illegal ghost gun operation at a child care facility in East Harlem, sounding the alarm for parents thinking of dropping off their young children at home-based day cares.
NYPD Inspector Courtney Nilan discusses the recent bust along with how police are handling ghost guns that are on the streets.
High pressure will remain to the north of the area as a storm system will move in from the south to end the workweek. We can expect sunshine early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing late in the evening. The high will be 64 in the city and low to mid 60s in the suburbs.
Tensions boiled over during a community meeting about the future of the Fulton and Elliott-Chelsea Houses. In June, NYCHA announced a $1.5 billion plan to demolish and rebuild the complex with private developers, but tenants fear they’ll be left homeless.