The New Jersey Department of Education said Thursday that 200 school board members must step down from their posts for failure to complete a required criminal background check.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared Cornell University the winner of a competition to build an applied sciences campus in New York City.
Artists complained on Sunday they have been unfairly slapped with fines in city parks since the implementation of a regulation more than a year ago that prohibits them from collecting money within 50 feet of a monument or fountain.
Food trucks and carts should be governed under the same letter-grading system that currently applies to New York City restaurants, according to a Queens lawmaker.
The New York Botanical Garden is celebrating the restoration of the its old-growth forest on Saturday and Sunday.
The city has agreed to provide better services for children aging out of the foster care system, the Administration for Children’s Services vowed on Friday.
Like most New Yorkers, Mikhail Baryshnikov had a bit of a storage problem. So when the dancer and his wife were getting ready to move, Baryshnikov donated 35 boxes filled with videos, photos, letters and documents -- his archive -- to the New York Public Library.
The Department of Justice is expected to re-open the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund starting Monday — allowing people whose illness didn't manifest until the months and years after the attacks to be covered for the first time.
The two top leaders of a Bronx-based coalition of Hispanic construction workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they threatened builders with violence in order to extract money and jobs from them.
The city's plan to dismantle its 130-year-old fire alarm call box system was dealt a blow Monday when a federal judge ruled the plan discriminated against the deaf and hearing impaired.
Under threat of nearly 10,000 layoffs, members of New York's largest public employees' union will soon find out the status of a new five-year contract with New York State.
Nassau County residents head to the polls Monday to decide the fate of the decades old Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
As the city gears up for the sixth annual Made in NY Awards to honor individuals in film, TV, theater and digital media Monday night, 2011 figures show a record number of TV projects were shot in the city this year.
It may not be the worst allergy season ever, but that's not much of a relief to sniffling and sneezing New Yorkers. And according to experts, things are going to get worse before they get better.
It's an annual rite of season. Rain or shine, people in their spring finest stroll up Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th streets in the annual Easter Parade. And what Easter Parade would be complete without an array of Easter bonnets festooned for the season.
Two hundred years ago, the island of Manhattan was a thriving port city with a rapidly growing population and scattered farms dotting much of the northern part of the island. But even then, city planners knew Manhattan could become one of the great cities in the world. And a great city deserves a great street grid. Today marks the 200th anniversary of that initiative.
Outer borough residents have been complaining for days they've been neglected by the city's snow plows. Now, Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio says he has the data to back them up.