Firefighters using high-powered water towers worked Friday to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's East Village as authorit … Full Article

GMO label bill passes another hurdle in New York

ALBANY— A proposal to require labels on food products containing ingredients from genetically modified crops is inching closer to a vote in the New York Legislature. … Full Article

New York to hold clinical trials for medical marijuana

ALBANY— New York state is partnering with a British company to hold clinical trials for marijuana-based medication for children who have seizures that are resistant to their medicine. … Full Article

Power Struggle: Con Ed readies for NYC area summer energy demands

Con Edison says it is investing $1.3 billion to meet added summer energy demand in New York City and Westchester County. The upgrades include a lot of new equipment. … Full Article

What's News for June 2

EAST NEW YORK — Political leaders and anti-violence advocates in East New York are offering a monetary award for information leading to the apprehension of a suspect in Sunday’s fatal stabbing incident at the Boulevard Houses that claimed six-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto and l … Full Article

New York, New Jersey storm protection projects chosen

Federal officials say they'll fund a series of designs to protect the New York City and New Jersey region from storms like Sandy. One project creates an 8-mile system of dykes around low-lying parts of Manhattan. … Full Article

City officially renames street after Brooklyn Eagle’s Tom Kane

Tom Kane, the late journalist, actor, playwright, theater impresario and civic leader who helped children and the less fortunate has been immortalized by New York City, which officially dedicated the Bay Ridge street where he grew up in his name during a touching and memorable ceremony on Saturda … Full Article

Brooklyn cyclist injured by rope trap in Prospect Park

A mischievous rope trap in Prospect Park was a local cyclist’s undoing. … Full Article


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