The Vulcan Society, the group that brought a discrimination suit against the FDNY, is now turning its attention to back pay.
Veterans groups and mental health care providers are watching closely, as a new presidential order designed to increase services for military men and women takes shape.
More students will have access to all the books in the city's public library systems this year, with plans to expand the program citywide by 2015.
Some elected officials plan to use the coming weeks before the November elections to draw attention to problems at the voting booth.
World leaders will take the stage at the United Nations this week and next, for the 67th session of the General Assembly. The session began Tuesday afternoon, but world leaders aren’t expected to flood in until next week to begin discussing several pressing issues
The city of Camden, N.J, is imposing a curfew on businesses including restaurants and retailers, starting on Monday.
A Fairleigh Dickinson Poll shows President Barack Obama leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by a whopping 14 percent among likely Garden State voters.
New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company Merck has decided to part ways with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a non-profit group that works to influence policy by bringing stakeholders together and creating model legislation.
A fleet of artist-made, remote-controlled model boats will launch from Newtown Creek this weekend as part of an effort to draw attention to the waterway between Queens and Brooklyn that is considered one of the nation’s most polluted.
The Greater New York City Chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure says participation and donations for its biggest fundraising event are "significantly down" this year, with just two days to go before the group's annual Race for the Cure on Sunday.
Back-to-school sales - online and at the local store - are beckoning families who need that new uniform or pair of sneakers, not to mention the items on the request list from school.
On Friday night, a full moon – the second of the month – will light up the night sky.
In preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac, the Red Cross of Greater New York is sending 30 volunteers down to the Gulf states.
At least one park in each of the city’s five boroughs is Wi-Fi enabled. But Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe acknowledged there’s not yet an even distribution of park hot spots citywide.
Over the next few days you may see more jets flying over Manhattan. It’s not part of filming for a summer blockbuster or a presidential candidate coming to visit. The jets are here as part of Air Force Week.
Younger people are leaving the suburbs and upstate New York regions, but they continue to flock to New York City, according to a new report.
The NYPD has used a subpoena to force Twitter to disclose information about the source of a tweet saying "people are gonna die" at the Broadway theater staging a one-man show by former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson, the department said Tuesday.
Some New York City teens got a lesson in global justice this summer.
For the second time this summer, city residents will get to experience Manhattanhenge — that’s when the sun will align with the city’s street grid, appearing to descend between the buildings.
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Consolidated Edison Inc. and the union representing its employees ended talks Tuesday with little indication that the two sides were any closer to a resolution. They are expected to resume talks Wednesday morning.