Holocaust deniers and other groups that spout hate won’t be able to sell their merchandise through MasterCard Worldwide, according to Assemblyman Dov Hikind, who is applauding a decision by the credit card giant to stop doing business with such zany entities. … Full Article
The city should not move forward with the construction of trash processing plants because there are too many environmental concerns about the proposed facilities, according to Republican mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis. … Full Article
A Brooklyn man charged with shooting a 3-year-old neighbor boy in the head is denying the allegations.
Akeem Bernard's bail was set Sunday at $75,000. The toddler, Tharell Edward, is hospitalized in stable condition. … Full Article
A dangerous Kensington intersection where a woman was killed while crossing the street earlier this summer might be getting safety improvements, according to Councilman Brad Lander, who said the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the process of re-evaluating the corner. … Full Article
Vic Damone, whose silky smooth voice won him legions of fans who romanced their sweethearts to hit songs like “On the Street Where You Live”, “What Kind of Fool Am I” and “The Glory of Love”, turned 85 years old in June. … Full Article
A statue of Jesus Christ that a vandal had covered with red paint last month is back in the garden outside Saint Anselm Catholic Church in Bay Ridge and parishioners are saying prayers of gratitude. … Full Article
Urging the City Council not to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of the controversial bill to install an inspector general to oversee the Police Department, Republican mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis charged on Tuesday that the move would “handcuff” the agency and make fighting cr … Full Article