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  • (L-R) Culinary student Katrina Green, Culinary Arts Education Director Daniel Maguire, and culinary student Evan Hill at the HELP Supportive Employment Center. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Wards Island’s Homeless Dine on Fine Cuisine

    NEW YORK—Wards Island, a short bus ride from 125 Street and Lexington in Harlem, is home to two shelters that supply temporary housing for hundreds... Read more

  • Members of the media explore an outside terrace at the Whitney Museum, which is still under construction, during a media availability on May 1, 2014 in New York City. The Whitney Museum, which announced it's inaugural exhibits in its new space, will open in the Meat Packing District in spring of 2015. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    City Rethinking the Industrial and Manufacturing Sectors

    NEW YORK—The city is studying industrial and manufacturing businesses to see where jobs are growing and what sort of wages they pay, according to Kyle... Read more

  • Drug suspect, Bryan McMenamin. (NYPD)

    Drug Suspect Escapes Police Custody in Stolen Jeep in Queens

    NEW YORK—Police have apprehended a 38-year-old drug suspect who escaped arrest in a stolen jeep at 7 p.m., Monday, June 16. Bryan McMenamin maneuvered out... Read more

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio greets Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. at the New Settlement Community Center in the Bronx on Tuesday. (Diana Robinson/Mayor’s Office)

    City to Open 40 Community Schools by September

    NEW YORK—The city has invested $52 million to create 40 community schools that will open this September, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. The city... Read more

  • A still from Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing," which will screen at the end of BAMcinemaFest along with a director's talk. (Courtesy Universal/Photofest)

    BAMcinemaFest: Richard Linklater and Spike Lee Bookend Brooklyn Film Festival

    It’s easy to mix up BAMcinématek and BAMcinemaFest. BAMcinématek is Brooklyn’s daily, year-round repertory film program. As The New York Time’s A.O. Scott puts it,... Read more

  • Republican candidate for governor Rob Astorino during a news conference in Albany, N.Y., Monday, June 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Eyeing Governor’s Seat, Astorino Outlines Ethics Proposal

    NEW YORK—Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for New York governor, announced his first major policy proposal Monday focusing on corruption, a sore spot in Albany... Read more

  • Dolsot bibimbap at Hell's Chicken (Samira Bouaou).

    How to Eat Dolsot Bibimbap

    NEW YORK—Dolsot Bibimbap, literally meaning “stone pot mixed rice”, is a combination of rice, vegetables, meat or tofu and egg served in a hot stone... Read more

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    Intersection: Fashion in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

    This time in Intersection, we’re going to explore one of New York’s boroughs, Brooklyn, and it’s diverse Clinton Hill neighborhood. By: Oresti Tsonopoulos and Joshua... Read more

  • NYC Looks to Long Island City As Model

    NEW YORK—The transportation hub of Long Island City has been growing at a rapid pace in recent years, attracting businesses from a variety of sectors... Read more

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    New York Mayor Sings ‘I Love LA’

    LOS ANGELES—After the Los Angeles Kings hockey team won its second Stanley Cup against the Rangers Friday, several New York officials—including Mayor Bill de Blasio—had... Read more

  • "P.J. Clarke's Bar Scene" by Stephen Gardner. Gouache. (Courtesy of Society of Illustrators)

    Illustrators Capture NYC’s Grunge, Grandeur: From Pub Paintings to Digital 3-D Landmarks (+Photos)

    NEW YORK—The organization that makes sure New York keeps its character is turning 50 next year, and the celebrations are beginning early. The Landmarks Preservation... Read more

  • The annual Bubble Battle at Union Square in New York City, June 14, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Bubbles by the Billions

    The annual Bubble Battle NYC returned to Union Square on June 14. Millions of bubbles were seen floating in the blue sky as people blew... Read more

  • New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer speaking about his support for Right to Request legislation that will give employees more flexible work hours, on the steps of New York City Hall, June 16, 2014. (Tatiana Ren/Epoch Times)

    Comptroller Stringer Calls for Flexible Work Hours

    NEW YORK—New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer called for more access to flexible work hours on Monday, citing a report his office released on work-life... Read more

  • Mother and child cross the dangerous 3rd Avenue and East 22nd Street intersection, New York, June 16, 2014. (Brendon Fallon/Epoch Times)

    Police Target Dangerous Drivers in Three-Week Blitz

    NEW YORK—Monday, June 16, marked the first day of a three-week NYPD crackdown on dangerous driving. In line with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero... Read more

  • Supporters after a rally near the Israeli Consulate in New York City to bring awareness to the kidnapping in Israel of three teenage boys, New York, June 16, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Keeping a Vigil for Kidnapped Teens in Israel

    NEW YORK—Members of the Jewish community in New York City held a Monday afternoon prayer service and vigil outside the Israeli Consulate in Manhattan as... Read more

  • This Oct. 31, 2012, aerial photo shows destruction in the wake of Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Final $102M in Storm Protection Funds Awarded to 11 States

    New York and New Jersey are among the largest recipients of $102.7 million in grants from the federal government for storm protection. A total of... Read more

  • Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito testifies before the Rent Guidelines Board in Manhattan on June 16. (William Alatriste/City Council)

    NYC Council Speaker, Members Call for Rent Freeze

    NEW YORK—New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito called for a freeze on rent increases in her testimony before the Rent Guidelines Board on Monday... Read more

  • Congestion on the Long Island Expressway into Manhattan near the turn off for the Queensboro Bridge, Nov. 1, 2012. (Jason DeCrow/AP)

    Poll: New Yorkers Split on East River Bridge Tolls

    That traffic is an issue in New York City is no surprise, but a new Quinnipiac University poll showed that 86 percent of voters say traffic... Read more

  • Comptroller Scott Stringer in Queens, New York on May 20, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Comptroller: Minimum Wage Hikes Would Benefit 1.2 Million New Yorkers

    Raising the city’s minimum wage to $13.13 would allow 1.2 million New Yorkers to earn an extra $100/week, according to an analysis by city comptroller... Read more

  • The exterior of Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, May 29. It closed most of its facilities May 22 and is currently only accepting emergency patients. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    SUNY, Fortis Reach LICH Deal

    The financially ailing Long Island College Hospital (LICH), which all but closed last month, is now slated to return as an emergency department with some... Read more

  • A file photo of members of the New York Police Department (NYPD). Glen Hochman, a retired White Plans officer of 22 years, killed two of his daughters and himself on Feb. 21. The chilling murder-suicide exposes a dangerous problem in police departments, and chiefs’ attitude toward the mental health of their officers. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    PTSD: The Hidden Toll of Policing

    One night eight years ago, Mark DiBona was in a very dark place. The police officer felt unappreciated, unhappy with his weight, emotional. He had... Read more

  • Police block off several streets near Columbus Circle, Thursday, July 21, 2016, in New York. Police negotiators are trying to talk to a man barricaded inside a vehicle in Manhattan, where he's suspected of tossing a hoax bomb, authorities said. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Officers Called Heroes After Times Square Fake Bomb Scare

    NEW YORK  — When a passing driver hurled a flashing, clicking object into their police van in Times Square, it looked like danger to Sgt... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 19: An NYPD officer talks on his radio while people take part in a protest against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, on March 19, 2016 in New York City. People protest against Trump's policies which threaten the Immigration system and many of the Latino, Black, LGBT, Muslim, and other communities. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

    Shots Fired at NYPD Officers

    NEW YORK —New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says shots being fired at someone else missed two nearby police officers in Brooklyn. The Sergeants... Read more

  • A construction crane is sprawled across lanes in both directions after collapsing on the Tappan Zee Bridge, Tuesday July 19, 2016, in New York. (Peter Carr/The Journal News via AP)

    Most Lanes of Bridge Reopen After Crane Collapse Outside NYC

    NEW YORK—Most of the lanes of the Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City have reopened after a crane collapsed across the entire width... Read more

  • A construction crane is sprawled across lanes in both directions after collapsing on the Tappan Zee Bridge, Tuesday July 19, 2016, in New York. (Ricky Flores/The Journal News via AP)

    Crane Collapses on NY’s Tappan Zee Bridge

    NEW YORK  — A giant crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge being constructed north of New York City and collapsed across the busy... Read more

  • The Left Coast Lifter in front of the Tappan Zee Bridge on the Hudson River on October 6, 2014 seen from Piermont, New York. (Jim Alcorn/Getty Images)

    Crane Collapses on Lanes of Tappan Zee Bridge

    NEW YORK—A giant construction crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing July 19, halting traffic... Read more

  • A man, center bottom, bleeds from his injured leg as he gets helped from paramedics, firemen, and police in Central Park in New York, Sunday, July 3, 2016. Police and emergency responders took the man on a stretcher from New York’s Central Park after people near the area reported hearing some kind of explosion. Fire officials say it happened shortly before 11 a.m., inside the park at 68th Street and Fifth Avenue. Authorities say the man suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    Police Say Common Substances Were Found in Central Park Explosive Device

    NEW YORK  — New York City police say they’ve uncovered traces of substances common in explosives in a device that detonated when a college student... Read more

  • Entrance to government offices of the Town of Mamakating on July 7, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Mamakating Working on Updating Town’s Comprehensive Plan

    MAMAKATING—Matt Ryan, a senior planner with Turner Miller Group, presented results of a Public Input Meeting to update Mamakating’s 2001 Comprehensive Plan on July 7... Read more

  • Synthetic marijuana, such as the two packages shown, were banned on Thursday in New York City and state by the city and state Health Departments. (Drug Enforcement Agency)

    33 Sickened in Apparent Mass Drug Overdose in New York City

    NEW YORK—More than two dozen people were sickened in an apparent mass drug overdose on a New York City street corner, sparking warnings from police... Read more

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    The Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

    Dell Inc. has revealed its top 25 cities in the world for female entrepreneurs, with New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, London, Stockholm, and Singapore topping... Read more

  • People enjoy a summer evening performance at Bryant Park in Manhattan on July 10, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    We Asked New Yorkers: After the Shootings, How Do We Unite?

    In the wake of recent tragedies throughout the nation, the United States appears to be struggling to find a solution to the divisions in society... Read more

  • An elderly man cools off by a fountain in Washington Square Park on July 6, 2016, in New York City. New York City and much of the Northeast is experiencing the real heat of the summer with temperatures in the 90's. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    NY Mayor Alerts City’s Most Vulnerable to Dangers of Heatwave

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio joined the air conditioned Bronxworks Morris Innovative Senior Center on July 7, to warn of the potential hazards during New... Read more

  • Dallas Police Chief David Brown pauses at a prayer vigil following the deaths of five police officers last night during a Black Live Matter march on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Five police officers were killed and seven others were injured  in a coordinated ambush at a anti-police brutality demonstration in Dallas. Investigators are saying the suspect is 25-year-old Micah Xavier Johnson of Mesquite, Texas. This is the deadliest incident for U.S. law enforcement since September 11.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Ambush Attacks on Police Bring Back Memories of Similar NYPD Incident

    NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said the Dallas sniper attack on police officers should bring the community together, rather than divide it. “We need to try... Read more

  • Jon Oringer, founder and CEO of Shutterstock. (David Yellen/Shutterstock)

    Turning a Camera Into a Billion Dollar Business

    Many people dream of starting their own businesses. They are lucky if they can build a strong business without raising initial money from a venture... Read more

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    Trump Supporter Alleges Mexican Restaurant Refused to Serve Her Because of Hat and Pin

    A Donald Trump supporter is claiming she and a retired judge were kicked out of a Mexican restaurant because of the pro-Trump hat and pin she... Read more

  • Police officers stand near the borders of a crime scene around the site of an explosion in Central Park, New York, Sunday, July 3, 2016. A firework that exploded when a 19-year-old unwittingly stepped on it Sunday in Central Park, seriously injuring his left foot, didn't appear to be designed to intentionally hurt people, police officials said. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Police: Explosive That Hurt Man in NYC’s Central Park Tested

    NEW YORK  — Investigators are conducting a forensic examination to identify the explosive compound that blew up in Central Park, seriously injuring the foot of... Read more

  • Barnana was one of over 2,500 vendors at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York on June 26–28, 2016. (Andrea Hayley/Epoch Times)

    Banana Bites, Milk from Macadamias, and Fresh Juice Pops at NYC’s Fancy Food Show

    Those of you who are hungry for food that is both healthy, and sustainably produced, read on, because this dispatch from the Summer Fancy Food Show... Read more

  • The NTD Television control room at their headquarters in New York. (The Epoch Times)

    Time Warner Cable Cuts Independent Chinese Channel

    NEW YORK—For Chinese living in the United States, the media landscape can often resemble the same as that in the motherland: state propaganda, message control,... Read more

  • In this Wednesday, June 22, 2016 photo, workers guide a boom pouring concrete on top of 3 World Trade Center in New York. Behind them is One World Trade Center. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Elevated Park Opens at WTC Site, Overlooks 9/11 Memorial

    NEW YORK—Visitors to the World Trade Center site now have a new view. The one-acre, elevated Liberty Park opened to the public Wednesday. Built on... Read more

  • Ophthalmologist Dr. Mark Hornfeld in his office in Manhattan, New York, on June 22, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Cataract Fix: New Generation of Lenses Restores Youthful Vision

    As we age, our chances of developing a cataract become greater, but newer implantable lenses restore vision with less need for glasses afterward. A cataract... Read more

  • The front of the Emergency Department at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Cornwall. (Courtesy St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital)

    St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital to Cut Emergency Department

    GOSHEN—Orange County officials are scrambling to stop the closure of the emergency department at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital after its board of trustees announced July... Read more

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    Orange County Events Calendar July 20-31

    Orange County Fair July 20-31 Weekdays 4:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m., Weekends 1:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. One of the oldest county fairs in New York State is back... Read more

  • Townhomes in the Chestnut Ridge development in Bloomingburg on July 17, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch times)

    Mamakating and Bloomingburg Face Off Over Chestnut Ridge Development

    MAMAKATING—The Town of Mamakating held a special session on July 13 to consider the Chestnut Ridge development in the Village of Bloomingburg. After an extended... Read more

  • The sign at the entrance of Valley View Center for Nursing Care and Rehabilitation in Goshen on Dec. 29, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Valley View Turned a Profit in 2015

    GOSHEN—Just like the Pope being Catholic, the sky being blue, and pigs not being able to fly, Valley View’s costing taxpayers money was a certainty... Read more

  • Entrance to the New York Air National Guard base at Stewart Airport in New Windsor on June 24, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Orange County News Roundup, July 20

    County Legislature Considers One Commissioner for Two Departments Darcie Miller has been acting commissioner of the Department of Social Services (DSS) as well as permanent... Read more

  • Absolute Shocker, an 11-year-old alpaca at Rock Ridge Alpacas in Chester on July 17, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Photo Gallery: Rock Ridge Alpacas

    CHESTER—After leaving a health food store she owned in Sugar Loaf, Marsha Oliver, a former arts teacher, started looking at what she could do with... Read more

  • Entrance to the New York Air National Guard base at Stewart Airport in New Windsor on June 24, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Schumer to Air National Guard: Accelerate PFOS Clean Up Timeline

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer called on the Director of the Air National Guard  on July 20 to immediately release an expedited timeline for the identification... Read more

  • Aerobatic performer Kent Pietsch lands on moving RV. (courtesy NY Air Show)

    Aerobatic Performer Kent Pietsch to Perform at New York Air Show

    Kent Pietsch and his “Jelly Belly” aircraft will be performing at the New York Air Show on Labor Day Weekend, officials announced on July 18... Read more

  • The Newburgh Free Academy Concept Vehicle Racing Team at the 2016 Shell Eco-Marathon Driver's World Championship in London, England. (Courtesy of Chris Eachus)

    Newburgh Electric Car Team Competes in International Competition

    The Newburgh Free Academy competed in an eco-car competition in England earlier this month after finishing at the top of a regional competition involving teams from... Read more

  • The Ferris wheel at the Orange County Fair in Middletown on July 20, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Orange County Fair Back for its 176th Year

    WALLKILL: The lights on the Ferris wheel were already on, and stuffed animals hung from game booths on July 19, one day before the start... Read more

  • The Left Coast Lifter in front of the Tappan Zee Bridge on the Hudson River on October 6, 2014 seen from Piermont, New York. (Jim Alcorn/Getty Images)

    Crane Collapses on Lanes of Tappan Zee Bridge

    NEW YORK—A giant construction crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing July 19, halting traffic... Read more

  • The Orange County Personnel and Compensation Committee meeting in Goshen on July 18, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    OC Committee Shoots Down Raises for Elected Officials

    GOSHEN—On July 18, members of a committee of the Orange County Legislature voted unanimously against raises for their positions and two other elected officials over... Read more

  • Robin and her Golden Retriever, Ellie, on the Goshen section of the Heritage Trail on May 16, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    County Aiming for Heritage Trail to be Complete by 2018

    MIDDLETOWN—Progress is being made on the extension of the Heritage Trail, but approvals, endangered species, construction, and an intermunicipal agreement are all making that progress... Read more

  • Sign at Craigville Park in support of the LEGOLAND New York in Goshen on July 16, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Local Residents Meet ‘n Greet to Support LEGOLAND New York

    GOSHEN—Craigville Park in Goshen was on July 16 the scene of a genial gathering of locals who want to build grassroots support for LEGOLAND New... Read more

  • (L-R) Lt. John Ewanciw, Chief Ramon Bethencourt, District Attorney David Hoovler, and Major Joseph Tripolo at press conference at Troop F State Police headquarters in Middletown on July 13, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Details Emerge on Police Shooting of Man in Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN—A press conference on July 13 at Troop F State Police Headquarters reported what is known at present of a fatal shooting by Middletown police... Read more

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    Event Calendar July 15-23

    Middletown MusicSeries: Harrison Street Band July 15 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Free concerts every Friday through August 26. Festival Square, 31 West Main Street Middletown 845-346-4192 Read more

  • Kevin Rios, 15, tests the pumptrack on his skateboard in Middletown on July 13, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Skateboard Company Demos Pump Track in Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN—The American Ramp Company set up an all-wheel pump track in Middletown on July 13 for local residents of all ages and skill levels. Visitors... Read more

  • Sheriff deputies during a vigil for police officers shot in Dallas at the Orange County Sherriff’s Office in Goshen on July 12, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Orange County Holds Vigil for Fallen Dallas Officers

    GOSHEN—The killing of five police officers during a civil protest last week took place in Dallas, but it was felt all around the country, and Orange... Read more

  • (L-R) Actor Danny Aiello and Kenneth Del Vecchio at the Hoboken International Film Festival in Middletown on June 3, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Orange County News Roundup July 13

    Hoboken Film Festival to Leave Middletown The Hoboken International Film Festival (HIFF) will not return to the Paramount Theatre in Middletown for a fifth year, several... Read more

  • Entrance to government offices of the Town of Mamakating on July 7, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Mamakating Working on Updating Town’s Comprehensive Plan

    MAMAKATING—Matt Ryan, a senior planner with Turner Miller Group, presented results of a Public Input Meeting to update Mamakating’s 2001 Comprehensive Plan on July 7... Read more

  • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18.  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Giuliani Gives Fiery Speech at GOP Convention Calling for a Safe America

    Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani gave a fiery speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention and highlighted the theme of the... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29:  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at a rally for paid family leave on January 29, 2016 in New York City. The rally was attended by many union workers and included speakers Vice President Joe Biden, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY 12th District) and former model Christy Turlington.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    2 Others Charged in Slaying of New York Governor’s Aide

    NEW YORK—Two more men have been charged with mortally wounding an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the hours before the city’s... Read more

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    Man Behind Donald Trump Tombstone Revealed to Be Brooklyn Artist

    A joint investigation of New York and federal authorities revealed the man behind the Donald Trump tombstone placed in Central Park in late March. The... Read more

  • In this April 28, 2016 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is surrounded by reporters as he leaves an event in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYC Mayor Draws Scrutiny Over Developer-Funded Pet Project

    NEW YORK—During his campaign to become New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio held himself out as a champion of the average New Yorker who... Read more

  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio takes a phone call on April 28, 2016, during the 14th Annual CUNY/Daily News Citizenship NOW! event in New York after some of his aides were subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation. A failed effort by New York City's mayor and a network of allies to elect three Democratic state senators in 2014 is under criminal investigation for financial practices their lawyer calls both legal and common. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Probe of NYC Mayor Casts Harsh Light on Lax Campaign Laws

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A probe swirling around New York City’s mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation’s most lax campaign finance laws, with... Read more

  • Congressman Gibson visits a local business in New York State. (Courtesy of Jason Meath)

    Rep. Chris Gibson: Almost a Sure Bet to Run for NYS Governor in 2018

    “If I decide to run against Andrew Cuomo in 2018, I am confident that I will beat him,” Rep. Chris Gibson said when we spoke in midtown Manhattan... Read more

  • Congressman Daniel M. Donovan Jr. at a rally in support of the Zadroga Act. (Office of Rep. Daniel M. Donovan Jr.)

    US Rep. Donovan: Fighting to Restore New York’s Federal Anti-Terror Funding

    “When the planes hit the Towers on Sept. 11, we on Staten Island and Bay Ridge, living our lives just miles from ground zero, saw... Read more

  • Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on June 25, 2015. (Mike Groll/AP Photo)

    Top NY Lawmakers Defend Response to Albany’s Ethics Dilemma

    By David Klepper ALBANY, N.Y.—More than a month into their legislative session, New York state lawmakers are making little progress in tackling Albany’s corruption problem,... Read more

  • George Pataki makes a point during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. Pataki announced on Dec. 28 he is no longer in the presidential race. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Pataki Announces End to White House Bid

    By Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin  BERLIN, N.H.—Former New York Gov. George Pataki said Dec. 28 that he’s ending his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential... Read more

  • Ex-Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives to the courthouse in New York, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Conviction of Ex-Speaker Sends NY Politics Into Turmoil

    ALBANY, N.Y.—The conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has shaken New York politics down to the granite foundations of the state Capitol, provoking fresh... Read more

  • Retired NYPD Captain Joe Concannon speaks during a pro-police rally and press conference outside Queens Borough Hall, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in New York. Concannon is now the Republican candidate for city councilman from Queens. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    City Council Candidate Joe Concannon: Why Two Opponents Are Better Than One

    Republican candidate for City Councilman Joe Concannon told me in a recent interview that he has always tried to live according to the belief that... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during a campaign stop at Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center on August 18, 2015 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. (Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

    NYC Council Speaker Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

    NEW YORK—New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham... Read more

  • A New York Mets and soccer fan takes a photo with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, before an interleague baseball game between the Mets and the Boston Red Sox in New York, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    NYC’s First Fan: A Ballgame With Mayor Bill de Blasio

    NEW YORK—He sat in the upper deck, basically unrecognized amid a sea of happy baseball fans. He let out a cheer when the best hitter... Read more

  • First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray at City Hall in Manhattan on Aug. 11, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NYC’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray’s Vision on Healing the City

    NEW YORK—When a distressing life event affects you so deeply and personally, you find yourself at a crossroads. You are confronted with a choice of... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference to provide an update of the Legionnaires' disease outbreak, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYC Mayor’s Office Screening Sensitive Records

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised to run the most transparent administration in city history, has taken steps to have his office review any... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Trump Battles Criticism From Rivals, Former Campaign Aide

    ATLANTA— Donald Trump is showing no signs of curbing his battle with a Fox News television host, the Republican Party establishment and several presidential primary... Read more

  • US Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he introduces US President Barack Obama at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Jan. 9, 2015. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

    Biden for President? Allies Mulling Clinton Challenge

    WASHINGTON— Vice President Joe Biden’s associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and... Read more

  • FILE - This Aug. 8, 1988 file photo shows Mario Biaggi, second left, as he gestures to the press shortly after he announced his resignation from Congress, at his headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

    Mario Biaggi, Former Congressman From NYC, Dies at 97

    NEW YORK — Mario Biaggi, a former 19-year congressman whose career ended in disgrace after a pair of corruption convictions, has died. He was 97... Read more

  • FILE - In this May 5, 2015, file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Brett Carlsen, File)

    NY Senator Wants Airlines to Scrap Carry-On Luggage Proposal

    NEW YORK—Sen. Charles Schumer wants airlines to scrap a proposal to reduce the allowed size of carry-on luggage. He planned a news conference Sunday to... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio takes a question during a news conference on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. De Blasio is in Albany to make his case for renewing mayoral control of city schools, strengthening the city's rent regulations and changing a tax break for real estate developers to require more affordable housing. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Time Running Out, de Blasio Pushes for Agenda in Albany

    NEW YORK—With time running out on the state legislative session, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio again made a push for his stalled agenda... Read more

  • The soon-to-come New York City Starbucks Roastery will be modeled after the company's first built Roastery, which was finished in December of 2014 in their hometown of Seattle, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Starbucks)

    The World’s Largest Starbucks Is Coming to New York City

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  • (L–R) Jim Fletcher, Brian Mendes, Gary Wilmes, and Troy Vazquez on a nearly bare set that captures the emptiness of their characters’ souls. (Gerry Goodstein)

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  • A woman looks at the menu in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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  • People walk through the food vendor booths at the 2015 Taste Asia Food Festival on Times Square in New York on June 26, 2015. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

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  • Sophia Lee at her Miss KOREA restaurant in Koreatown, Manhattan, on June 23, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Law enforcement officers walk along Route 3 on Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Saranac, N.Y.  Hundreds of law enforcement personnel have begun an eighth day searching for David Sweat and Richard Matt, two killers who used power tools to cut their way out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora in northern New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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  • Zoe Dufour with one of her sculptures in progress at the Grand Central Atelier in Queens, New York, on April 14, 2016. (Benajmin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Artists Devin Cecil-Wishing, paints at the Grand Central Atelier in New York. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • F. Paul Driscoll, editor in chief of Opera News, talks about cultural changes and current challenges impacting the world of opera at his office in Lincoln Center, New York, on March 21, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Artist Brendan Johnston at the Grand Central Atelier, where he also teaches, in Long Island City, New York on March 25, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Artist Samuel Hung at his studio space at Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 16, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Artist Elizabeth Beard paints her self portrait at the Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 10, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Artist Patrick Byrnes at the Grand Central Atelier, where he paints and teaches, in Long Island City, New York on March 4, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Artist  Justin Wood painting at the Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 7, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Painter Edward Minoff works in a studio in downtown New York on Feb. 18, 2016.  (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Pianist Hélène Grimaud at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in New York on Feb. 9, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Prof. Dr. Jørgen Wadum, Director of Conservation at the Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark) talks about his art conservation work, including the restoration of Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," at Big Apple Studios in New York on Feb. 3, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success, in Midtown Manhattan on Jan. 14, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Conductor and Music Director of the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony (PACS), David Bernard rehearses Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 with the PACS orchestra at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in the Mary Cary Flagler Hall in New York, on Jan. 14, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • In this photo of Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, people dance to live music at the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island in New York Harbor. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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  • The cast of Beldam theater’s adaptation, “Sense & Sensibility.” (Gregory Costanzo)

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  • Joan Goodman, owner of Pono jewelry, at her showroom in the Garment District of New York on July 6, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Anrea Day will be performing at the OZY Fusion Fest on July 23. (Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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  • Attorney Phil Castaldi at a race and at work. (Laura Cooksey for Epoch Times, Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times

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  • Eurydice (Nabiyah Be) and Orpheus (Damon Daunno) in the new folk opera, “Hadestown,” inspired by the Greek myth of poet who journeys to hell to retrieve his beloved. (Joan Marcus)

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  • Savannah Tate Cuff was awarded the $10,000 Grand Prize of the Grand Central Atelier's Figure Drawing Competition at the Eleventh Street Arts gallery in Long Island City, New York on July 6, 2016. (Benjamin Chasten/Epoch Times)

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  • NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07:  Guided By Voices onstage at 2012 CBGB Festival At SummerStage In Central Park on July 7, 2012 in New York City.  (Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CBGB Festival)

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  • NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Commuters pass through Grand Central Terminal on January 23, 2016 in New York City. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

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  • Journalist Erika (Jocelyn Kuritsky) tries to get at the story of a fraternity gang rape endured by Ashley (Lexi Lapp), in “Stet.” (Ben Strothmann)

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