Governors Island is taking a trip back to the 1920s this weekend -- for an outdoor Jazz Age-era party. From flappers to tappers, guests are expected to don their best period costumes for dancing and dining.
Hundreds of thousands are expected to attend the annual air show at Jones Beach on Long Island on Memorial Day Weekend.
The number of black and Latino students enrolling as first-year freshman at CUNY’s four-year colleges declined post-recession, according to a new report.
A New York labor union is trying to block a measure that would give Nassau County’s executive power to make $40 million cuts in the budget without legislative backing.
Governor Andrew Cuomo doesn’t have much hope lawmakers will approve a bill to raise the minimum wage before the end of the current legislative session on June 21.
A debate over early outdoor seating is brewing after several Brooklyn eateries received summonses in the past few weeks. The reason? Operating sidewalk cafes before noon on a Sunday.
A record-number of minorities took this year’s revamped firefighter entrance exam thanks to recruiting efforts aimed at minorities, according to the FDNY.
The Board of Trustees at Rutgers University has voted down a plan that would allow Rowan University to absorb its Camden campus.
Arson may have sparked the fire that burned through 1,000 acres of brush and forced evacuations on Long Island last month, officials said Thursday.
The unemployment rate for newer veterans stands at 10.3 percent, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But for some, the job skills they gained in the military are translating into civilian jobs back home.
98.7 KISS-FM is no more. The soul and R&B station will find a new home and name on the dial: 107.5 WBLS.
New Jersey officials are investigating allegations that state troopers escorted “high-end” sports cars, without permission, along several state highways last month.
New York City’s social service agencies are supporting a bill that would make assaulting their employees a felony, up from a misdemeanor offense
The Long Island Railroad is launching a pilot program banning alcohol on overnight weekend trains out of Penn Station, beginning next month.
Recent vets are confronting life back home, as combat missions in Iraq have wrapped up. Some of them are choosing to use their war-time experiences to help other vets who're having a harder time making the transition back to civilian life.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning for the metropolitan area, effective until 8 p.m. on Monday. It’s the third such warning that there’s an increased risk of fires this month, according to the NWS.
Under the state’s new budget plan, four New York counties — Suffolk, Saratoga, Jefferson, and Rensselaer — are set to receive $200,000 each, to launch a pilot peer support program to help veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury.
The FDNY said a "carelessly discarded cigarette" sparked a fire in the sub-basement of Macy's flagship store in Herald Square, forcing a temporary evacuation of the iconic store on Wednesday afternoon.
The Manhattan District Attorney dropped charges Wednesday against Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez who was arrested during the clearing of Zuccotti Park last year.
New York lawmakers and environmental officials are calling for a more comprehensive evacuation plan at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, and they want that plan to be a condition for the plant’s relicensing.