Some small business owners say this mild winter is freezing them out of a profit. Hardware stores anticipating a harsh winter like last year stocked up on winter weather items like shovels and sleds — only to have those item sit on the shelf in what has thus far been a mild winter weather.
A Hudson Valley congresswoman wants the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to step in and provide long term recovery and flood prevention to the Moodna Creek Watershed in Orange County.
Nassau County is firing up its winter warm bed hotline as the seasonal temperature drops. The program offers food and shelter to people who have nowhere else to go.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg broke ground Thursday morning on infrastructure upgrades at Willets Point in Queens to get the collection of junk yards and auto repair shops ready for a multibillion dollar redevelopment.
Early signs point to bigger crowds at the nation's malls and stores as retailers like Target and Macy's opened their doors at midnight on the most anticipated shopping day of the year and a few others opened on Thanksgiving Day. Shoppers were mostly peaceful across the country, but a few violent incidents broke out as millions of shoppers rushed into stores and tensions flared.
An electric truck maker is opening up a factory in the Bronx — saying it wants to be near a market for zero-emission delivery vehicles.
What started out as a pithy little comment by Governor Andrew Cuomo has ended as a ring tone.
Runners in the New York City Marathon on Sunday will have a clear path through Central Park now that workers have cleared the roads of thousands of branches and trees that were downed by last weekend's nor'easter.
It's not a Halloween decoration. The city's Department of Transportation is hoping the image of a skeleton on an LED sign will encourage drivers to slow down and observe the citywide speed limit of 30 miles per hour.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a few verbal jabs at the anti-Wall Street protesters on Friday, saying the demonstrators who have camped out in Lower Manhattan for nearly three weeks are "trying to destroy the jobs of working people."
Service on Long Island Rail Road has been suspended system-wide after a lightning strike knocked out the signal system at Jamaica station at 4:30 this afternoon.
A bill requiring New York City mayors to notify other city officials when they take out-of-town trips is not going anywhere.
Eighth-graders from across the city are invited on Sunday to the Department of Education's annual high school fair aimed at helping students decide what high school they're interested in attending.
A local comic is paying homage to the late irreverent comedian George Carlin by trying to get the block where Carlin grew up -- W. 121st St. between Broadway and Amsterdam -- named in his honor. Carlin, who was raised in Morningside Heights, died in 2008.
The Hoboken University Medical Center may be under new management by the end of the week. New Jersey's Department of Health is expected to approve a sale that would transfer nearly $52 million in guaranteed bonds the city of Hoboken is currently holding.
New York Public Radio has reached an agreement with the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority to acquire four New Jersey Network Radio Stations from the state of New Jersey.
Hundreds of revelers, historical re-enactors, and civic groups participated this weekend in the first annual Juneteenth parade in Peekskill, New York, an upstate Hudson River city that played a vital role in the Underground Railroad.
Taxi drivers who refuse to take fares to the outer boroughs may soon find themselves paying hefty fines or even having their license revoked.
Two-by-five foot solar panels have been appearing on telephone poles throughout Hudson and Bergen Counties as a New Jersey-based power company attempts to green its energy sources by installing roughly 200,000 panels in the area.
Spring Fashion Week in New York City officially wrapped up on Thursday night, and the grand looks on runway models will eventually trickle their way into shopping malls around the country. But how does a sample size 0 translate into a size 10? WNYC’s Jenna Flanagan spent some time with the unseen models of the fashion world who make sure the new designs "fit" the rest of us.