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LIRR, Metro North, PATH Snow Update: Are Trains Delayed Due to Weather?

Commuters navigate the LIRR Jamaica Station, Queens, New York, Nov. 1, 2012. Four East River tunnels that carry LIRR trains in and out of Manhattan will be repaired with federal funds. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
Commuters navigate the LIRR Jamaica Station, Queens, New York, Nov. 1, 2012. Four East River tunnels that carry LIRR trains in and out of Manhattan will be repaired with federal funds. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

Snow is currently falling at a decent pace in New York City’s metropolitan area on Thursday, so are LIRR, PATH, and Metro North trains operating...

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NYC Mayor Turns to Business Community to Address Minimum Wage

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, promoting his message of income equality and empowering the less fortunate, pressed influential New York City business leaders on Thursday to raise their workers’ starting pay to $13 an hour. The liberal mayor made his …... Read More

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    MTA on New York Snow: Are Subways Closed, Delayed Due to Weather?

    Snow is currently falling at a rapid pace in New York City on Thursday, and many are wondering what’s going to happen with the Subway... Read more

  • A Delta plane rests on a berm near the water at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Thursday, March, 2015. Delta Flight 1086, carrying 125 passengers and five crew members, veered off the runway at around 11:10 a.m., authorities said. Six people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, said Joe Pentangelo, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs the airport.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    LaGuardia Skid Photos: Delta Plane, Flight 1086, Goes Off Runway at Airport

    A Delta Airlines plane, Flight 1086, skidded off the runway an crashed through a fence at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday amid snowy conditions. Passengers on... Read more

  • Two apparently unrelated people leapt to their deaths off the George Washington Bridge Wednesday. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    2 Leap to Their Deaths off George Washington Bridge

    FORT LEE, N.J.—Port Authority Police say two people jumped to their deaths from the George Washington Bridge around the same time in apparently unrelated suicides... Read more

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    NYC Subway Sign Campaign Takes Stand Against Rudeness

    NEW YORK—New York City’s case for some of the world’s most boorish behavior is made every day in its subways: There’s the woman casually clipping... Read more

  • Bill Graby, an upstate New York dairy farmer whose property sits above the Marcellus Shale, in Sullivan County, N.Y., on Nov. 13, 2014.  (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Fracking Is Still Alive and Well in the State of New York

    When the announcement came out last December that New York was banning fracking, people mistakenly believed that all forms of fracking were no longer allowed... Read more

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    NY Considers Treating Charged 16-, 17-Year-Olds as Juveniles

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Jim Saint Germain was mixed up with drugs and just shy of 16 when he was arrested and sent to a juvenile facility. Things... Read more

  • A roundtable discussion with residents and police officers on how to improve police-community relations in Washington Heights, Manhattan, on Feb. 2, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NYC Tackles Police–Community Relations Issues

    NEW YORK—Relations between New York City’s police department and communities of color, long at a simmer, boiled over last summer when an unarmed Eric Garner... Read more

  • This photo, taken with an iPhone on Feb. 25, 2015, shows an installation created by contemporary artist Nuno Vasa of Lisbon, Portugal, a full-size cable car made entirely of cork _ a major Portuguese export, at the Kennedy Center in Washington. The installation is featured in a three-week, $6 million Iberian arts festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, featuring theater, music, dance and visual arts from Portugal, Spain and the many countries they have influenced over the centuries. (AP Photo/Brett Zongker)

    Picasso’s Rarely Seen Ceramics Featured At Kennedy Center

    WASHINGTON—While Pablo Picasso crafted thousands of ceramic pieces late in his career that reflected his Mediterranean and Spanish roots, this art was long overshadowed by... Read more

  • NY Teachers Unions Criticize Charter Schools Over Rally

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A teachers union is criticizing charter schools for taking children out of the classroom to rally at the state Capitol this week. The New... Read more

  • FEB 21: Ice floes are viewed along the Hudson River in Manhattan on a frigidly cold day in New York City on Feb. 20, 2015. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Ice Slows Business, Traffic on Northeast, Midwest Waterways

    PORTLAND, Maine—Waterways around the Northeast and the Midwest are beset by ice more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for people... Read more

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    City University of NY Refunds Tuition to Some Immigrants

    NEW YORK—City University of New York is returning thousands of dollars to about 150 immigrant students who live illegally in the United States and overpaid... Read more

  • One of the prime viewing areas to watch the Fourth of July fireworks, next to the Brooklyn Bridge, on July 3, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Brooklyn Bridge Repairs $100 Million Over Budget

    NEW YORK—Records show that repair work on the Brooklyn Bridge is $100 million over budget and the completion date has been pushed back again. The... Read more

  • Refugee Center Rescued

    Sale Will Secure Future for Shelter for Asylum-Seekers

    BUFFALO, N.Y.—The list goes up on the lobby bulletin board of Vive La Casa and the refugees who’ve come from their rooms tentatively approach and... Read more

  • Ann Styles Brochstein

    Upscale NY Suburb Embroiled in a Wily Debate Over Coyotes

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y.—This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately... Read more

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    Shadow of the Chinese Regime Cast Over Chinese New Year Parade in Flushing

    NEW YORK—Every year a wide variety of community groups ring in the Chinese New Year at a parade in Flushing, Queens where there is a... Read more

  • Gov. Tom Wolf at MusikFest Café in Bethlehem, Pa., on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. NY Towns considering seceding to Pennsylania for the fracking benefits may think twice if Wolf's proposed gas taxes get approved.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Are Upstate NY Towns Defecting to Pennsylvania? Not so Fast

    After a media buzz circulated about 15 towns in upstate New York planning to secede from the state and join Pennsylvania, the Upstate New York... Read more