State legislators grilled officials from the New York Power Authority for about two hours Friday, raising objections to an $850 million electric transmission cable that would run under the Hudson River.
More than 300 senior citizens and their advocates showed up at City Hall Friday to protest proposed state cuts that would reduce funding to senior centers. If passed, the city said it would have to close 105 centers across the five boroughs.
Legislators, parents and advocacy groups gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday to urge the city to replace PCB-leaking light fixtures from city schools within two years, instead of the 10-year time frame outlined by the Department of Education.
After 53 years, owner Joe Long is closing the Nostrand Avenue shop -- known throughout the world for its collection of rare, old-school R&B, soul and gospel records -- because of decreased record sales and a troubled economy.
Rep. Anthony Weiner is asking the city to remove a statue in Queens he said is offensive and sell it on Craigslist.