Mayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking up for the cause of academic freedom amid controversy over an event at a public college.
The speakers in question advocate boycotting Israel to try to influence its policy toward Palestinians. … Full Article
The U.S. Postal Service’s announcement Wednesday that it would stop delivering mail on Saturdays – except for packages and mail for post-office boxes – was just the latest salvo in a battle that has often spilled over to Brooklyn. … Full Article
A proposal from the Merchants of Third Avenue business group to hold another “Summer Stroll on 3rd” event in Bay Ridge this July and August cleared its first major hurdle when a key committee of Community Board 10 voted unanimously in favor of the plans Tuesday night. … Full Article
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion annually, the financially struggling agency says. … Full Article
Three Poly Prep Country Day School seniors -- Alexandra Capellini, Zachary Kaletsch, and Sam Nakagawa -- have carried out remarkably sophisticated research projects over the course of the past three years as part of a special Science/Engineer … Full Article
Bay Ridgeite Sal Albanese, a maverick Democrat hoping to become the city’s next mayor, blasted the man who currently occupies that post, Michael Bloomberg, for his final budget in office. … Full Article
City Councilman Vincent Gentile says he wants to make life easier for constituents who want to seek his help but who work during the week and cannot get to his district office in Bay Ridge. … Full Article