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NYC Ends Consent Requirement For Circumcision Suction Ritual

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Mohels who perform an ultra-Orthodox Jewish circumcision ritual will no longer have to get parents to sign acknowledgements of potential health risks.

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New York Philharmonic VP Exits for Handel & Haydn Society

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The Handel & Haydn Society says David Snead, a vice president of the New York Philharmonic, has been appointed president and CEO of the Boston-based classical music organization.
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Hollywood, Political Stars Usher In New Era for Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Tuesday night's guests include George Clooney and Jeb Bush. 


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

Monday, August 31, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio went to a baseball game over the weekend. Actually, he went to all three games played between his beloved Red Sox and the Mets.


Remembering Dr. Oliver Sacks, an Inspiration and a Friend

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Dr. Sacks, the neurologist and best-selling author, died Sunday at 82. A longtime friend of Radiolab's, he spoke with Robert Krulwich in April about his life and those he loved.

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Reporter, Cameraman Fatally Shot on Live Television

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The two victims, identified as Alison Parker and Adam Ward, were employees of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Va.


CEO of Male Escort Site, 6 Workers Charged With Prostitution

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Prosecutors announced the charges Tuesday against CEO Jeffrey Hurant and the other defendants.

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Man Arrested in Pellet Gun Shooting of Mayor de Blasio's Guard

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Police say 19-year-old Michael Verbitsky was arrested Monday for the Sunday night shooting outside Gracie Mansion, where the mayor and his family live.


More Neighbor Complaints Where Ethnic Boundaries Are 'Fuzzy'

Friday, August 21, 2015

A recent study finds that New Yorkers are more likely to complain about their neighbors in parts of the city where boundaries between ethnic or racial groups are "fuzzy."

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Three Injured in Gas explosion at Bronx School

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A gas explosion during construction at John F. Kennedy High School in Marble Hill has seriously injured three workers.


Christie, Feds to Discuss How to Fund New Hudson Rail Tunnel

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Electrical failures that caused delays on several days last month reignited the debate over how to pay for a second tunnel and other improvement.  

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Owners of Pier That Became Iconic Sandy Image Get Rebuild OK

Sunday, August 16, 2015

 The Coastal Area Facilities Review Act permit granted for the Casino Pier in Seaside Heights also allows them to relocate their Sky Ride cable car attraction.


Suspect Dead After Standoff with Police on Staten Island

Friday, August 14, 2015

Authorities say 38-year-old Tyree Garland, who shot and injured a New York City firefighter after setting a fire and then barricading himself inside his house, is dead.


NYC City Council Passes Legionnaires' Legislation

Friday, August 14, 2015

The council voted 42-0, along with some abstentions, on Thursday to pass a bill that require inspections and cleanings of cooling towers.


Some Prisoners Say They Were Beaten After Pair Escaped

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Inmates who knew the two convicted killers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in northern New York reported beatings by guards, according to a legal services group.

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Employers Add 215,000 Jobs in July

Friday, August 07, 2015

The Labor Department also says the unemployment rate held at a relatively low 5.3 percent for a second straight month.


Comedy at NY City Hall: Louis C.K. Shadows de Blasio

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

C.K. has been yukking it up around City Hall as he tails the mayor to do research for a project.


Coast Guard Monitoring Oil Spill in Northern New Jersey

Monday, August 03, 2015

The spill at the International-Matex Tank Terminal in Bayonne was reported around 10 p.m. Saturday.


Study: Sandy's Impact Takes Toll on Residents' Mental Health

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Research shows more than a quarter of the 100,000 residents whose homes were hit by structural damage during Sandy are experiencing moderate to severe mental health distress.


Obama Signs Bill Renaming Post Office After Bronx Politician

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Morrisania Post Office is now the Herman Badillo Post Office Building.