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  • Michelle Rea, executive director of NYPA (2nd right), and staff members from Epoch Times hold five first-place awards won at the 2016 New York Press Association and Trade show in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on April 9, 2016. (L-R) Designer Marie He, Digital Chief Editor Cindy Drukier, Michelle Rea of NYPA, Designer Kayla Zhu. (Epoch Times)

    Epoch Times Wins Top Honors for Newspaper Excellence

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—Epoch Times staff members received highest honors for their work in feature writing, photography, and design at the 2015 Better Newspaper Contest for... Read more

  • Location of the April 11 water main break in Manhattan, New York. (Screenshot of Google Earth)

    Massive Steam Columns Rise in Manhattan, New York, as Water Main Breaks

    A water main has broken in Manhattan, New York, on April 11. A video of massive steam clouds raising from the street on 58th St... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is joined on stage by Harry Belafonte as he speaks at a campaign event at the Apollo Theatre in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan on April 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    2016 Candidates Scoop Up Delegates in West, Bid for NY Love

    WASHINGTON—Bernie Sanders is pointing to his growing string of statewide wins and Hillary Clinton to her still-commanding lead in the delegate hunt as the Democratic... Read more

  • (Photo courtesy of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum/Ithaka Darin Pappas)

    N.W.A. Will Be Inducted Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Tonight, but Will Not Perform

    The 31st annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place tonight [Friday, April 8] at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New... Read more

  • Maxine Bédat, co-founder and CEO of Zady, an online sustainable fashion store, in New York on March 21, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Feeling the Magic Behind Sustainable Fashion

    Maxine Bédat is a thoughtful entrepreneur. Her business model is driven by her passion to be a voice for the voiceless in the fashion industry... Read more

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    NYC Parents to Sue School Employee Who Punched Autistic Boy

    A Brooklyn parent plans to sue the city after a school aide punched his then-11-year-old autistic son in the face in 2014. The boy’s father,... Read more

  • Practitioners of Falun Gong demonstrate the meditative exercises on Columbia University's campus on April 5, 2016. (Leo Timm/Epoch Times)

    Seeing All of China at a Columbia University ‘Truth Clarification’ Stand

    NEW YORK—It was a bright and frigid early afternoon in the middle of Columbia University’s campus on April 5 when three Chinese women happened to... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waits for a subway train at the 161St  - Yankee Stadium stop in the Bronx borough of New York,  Thursday, April 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Video: Hillary Clinton Struggles with Using NYC Subway Card

    Politicians, they’re just like us, taking five swipes to get into the subway.  It’s less than two weeks away from the New York primary, the... Read more

  • Elmont Memorial High School valedictorian Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna poses for a photo in an empty classroom on Monday, April 4, 2016 in Elmont, N.Y. (Alejandra Villa/Newsday via AP)

    Second Student From New York School Repeats Ivy League Sweep

    ELMONT, N.Y.—For the second time in as many years, a student at suburban New York’s Elmont Memorial High School has been accepted at all eight... Read more

  • FDNY fire engine intervenes at a fire at 245 West 34th Steet, Manhattan, New York, March 27, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Video: Flames Erupt From a School Bus on Long Island

    Shortly after a bus driver on Long Island dropped the children off at school, his bus burst into flames, according to local fire officials on April 6. The officials... Read more

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    Man Struck by Subway Train After Trying to Steal a 13-Year-Old’s iPhone

    A 33-year-old man who tried to rob an iPhone from a 13-year-old boy on a Queens subway train platform, was struck by a train as... Read more

  • The 62-year-old Long Island nanny is currently being treat at  South Nassau Communities Hospital. (Google  map)

    New York Nanny in Coma After Car Hits Her as She Pushed Baby Stroller Out of the Way

    A 62-year-old Long Island nanny is in a coma after she pushed a 9-month-old boy in a stroller—whom she was taking care of—from an oncoming... Read more

  • Police at a crime scene after a shootout occurred that ultimately left the suspect dead in the West Village of Manhattan on  July 28, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NYPD Records Lowest Quarter for Murders and Shootings Since 1994

    The NYPD just recorded its lowest quarter for murders and shootings since 1994. Along with the drop in murders and shootings robberies, burglaries, and grand theft... Read more

  • Wolf Blitzer is set to moderate a debate in New York with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Clinton and Sanders Agree to an April 14 Brooklyn Debate

    After a few days of negotiations, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed to a debate in New York City. The date is set for April... Read more

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    New York Gov. Cuomo Signs $15 Minimum Wage Law

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law on April 4 which is set to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15. The ceremony took... Read more

  • John Oliver accepts the TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in News and Information for 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver; via video at the 31st annual Television Critics Association Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 8, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

    John Oliver Holds Contest for Premium New York Yankees Tickets

    John Oliver is holding a contest to stick it to Loon Trost, New York Yankees COO. Trost made controversial comments during a Feb. 18 interview... Read more

  • Schenevus, N.Y. (Screenshot of Google Maps)

    12 Vehicles in Crash on Interstate 88 in Otsego County, New York

    A total of 12 vehicles, including three tractor-trailers and a Trailways bus, piled up on Interstate 88 in Schenevus, Otsego County, New York. Nobody died... Read more

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    Two FDNY EMTS Proposed to Their Girlfriends at Graduation Ceremony

    Two new members of Fire Department New York’s Emergency Medical Squad (EMS) celebrated their graduation on March 30—and just when things couldn’t get any more... Read more

  • A view outside of NYPD's 1st Precinct in New York City. (Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

    Video: NYPD Lieutenant Stripped of Badge and Gun After Rough Arrest of Mailman

    Luis Machado, the NYPD lieutenant who supervised the officers who arrested a postal worker in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, earlier this month has been put on... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign rally at West High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 21, 2016. (George Frey/Getty Images)

    Ben & Jerry Are Handing Out ‘Bernie’s Yearning’ Ice Cream for Free in Union Square

    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has his own ice cream flavor—made by Ben & Jerry—and you can get it for free.  It’s called “Bernie’s Yearning,” a mint... Read more


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