President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catcher … Full Article

New Yorkers remember 9/11

On this solemn day of remembrance, New Yorkers reflect upon the terrorist attacks that occurred 14 years ago that killed thousands and destroyed the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. … Full Article

Pols push for feds to declare trash plant as Superfund site

The ongoing controversy over the city’s construction of a trash compacting plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront is now a federal issue. … Full Article

Man swims 2 miles from Statue of Liberty to New York City

A man has swum about two miles from the Statue of Liberty to New York City while promoting his upcoming around-the-world attempt. Martin Strel plans to circle the globe in about 450 days — starting in San Francisco on March 22. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 10, Our World In Pictures

MANHATTAN — Presidential Hopeful Learns Some Moves: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, practices her dance moves with DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss during a break in the taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday at Rockefeller Center. … Full Article

NYPD releases sketch of suspect in Cuomo aide shooting

The New York City Police Department is asking the public's assistance identifying a male wanted for questioning in regards to an assault within the confines of the 71 Precinct. Details are as follows:  … Full Article

Brooklyn BP Adams 'disapproves with conditions' Brooklyn Heights Library development

On Wednesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams "disapproved with conditions" the development project proposed for the site of the Brooklyn Heights Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West, as part of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process. … Full Article

MTA to build elevator at Bay Ridge’s 86th St. station

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to construct an elevator at the R train station at 86th Street in Bay Ridge, a move being hailed by local officials. … Full Article

Cuomo calls for national gun control policy following West Indian Day Parade violence

On Tuesday, following violent incidents that left one man dead and an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo critically injured during West Indian Day festivities in Brooklyn, the governor called for national gun control legislation.    … Full Article

New rails should solve R train vibrations, MTA says

The MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) doesn’t know what caused buildings along the Fourth Avenue route of the R train to shake, but the agency has come up with a solution, an official said. … Full Article

Cuomo aide in coma after being shot in head in Brooklyn

 An aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo was fighting for his life Tuesday, a day after being caught in the crossfire between two gangs in Brooklyn. … Full Article


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