Stephen Powell, executive director of New York-based Mentoring USA, was honored as one of eight "Champions of Change" in a ceremony at the White House Thursday for following in the footsteps of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
A woman was plucked from the water after a car traveling on the Henry Hudson River plunged into the Hudson River at 94th Street shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Manhattan Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez asked to donate his most recent $5,000 leadership stipend to the Occupy Wall Street movement, according to his letter to the Council Speaker.
The New Jersey Assemblyman who died at the statehouse Monday night helped Governor Chris Christie get his start in politics nearly two decades ago and was a close friend and mentor, the governor said Tuesday.
Eight U.S. soldiers have been charged in connection with the death of a soldier from New York City, the military said Wednesday.
When the New Jersey Nets move to Brooklyn's Barclays Center next season, they'll have one of borough's own baritones giving the play-by-play.
A new exhibit at the Morgan Library traces the 350-year history of "Auld Lang Syne" and how it became the go-to song for ringing in the New Year.
The $29 million boost to the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx that is being funded by state economic development dollars is welcome news to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The Bloomberg Administration has failed to collect taxes from 92 hotels in the city to the tune of $9 million excluding fines and interest, according to an audit from the city comptroller's office.
Jehovah's Witnesses don't celebrate Thanksgiving. Instead, members of the religious sect take the day to increase their door-to-door evangelism.
There are more than 41,000 New Yorkers living in the city's homeless shelters — the highest number ever, according to to a new report from the Coalition for the Homeless.
A two-alarm fire in the basement of the Montefiore Medical Center Thursday afternoon forced hospital workers to move 170 patients from two intensive care units and two emergency rooms to unaffected areas of the building, according to a hospital spokesperson.