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FDNY to require landlords to post e-bike safety signage

Landlords across the city will soon be required to post safety bulletins on buildings across the five boroughs warning tenants about the potential dangers related to charging electric bikes and scooters indoors. It’s part of the FDNY’s latest attempt to raise awareness about the lithium-ion batteries often used to charge e-bikes, which have caused a […]

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New Yorker of the Week: Orestes González

Orestes González soaks in and shows off the work at Culture Lab LIC, a nonprofit that supports artists in Western Queens. “It takes me to another dimension, to another world,” González said. “It opens up to new ways of seeing things I normally wouldn’t have appreciated.” González has volunteered at Culture Lab LIC for six […]

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We passed the Infrastructure Bill, so when are we rebuilding the BQE?

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NYC Crime: Police arrest man accused of raping 2 women in the Bronx

THE BRONX (WABC) — Police arrested the man accused of raping two women in the Bronx. Investigators charged Dashawn Williams, 28, with a rape that happened in mid-September and a second rape earlier this month. Police say in both crimes, Williams responded to an online post and then went to a hotel on Bruckner Boulevard. […]

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Despite State Budget Funding, Little Progress Bringing Psychiatric Beds Back Into Service

Hospital staff (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office) New York State has made little progress bringing 1,000 shuttered psychiatric beds back into service after they were closed during the covid pandemic, raising questions about a signature element of the mental health and public safety agendas of Governor Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams. In the April […]

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BUSINESS

Thousands of US flights delayed Sunday as major storm system hampers travel

New York CNN Business  —  A severe weather system across several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports servicing New York City to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Sunday evening, 4,944 flights […]

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WORLD

NYPD officers, bystander save man who fell on subway tracks

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers and a bystander raced to save a man who fell on the tracks at a Manhattan subway station, plucking him out of the way of an oncoming train in a daring rescue captured by an officer’s body camera. The incident happened around 4 p.m. Thursday […]

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A stormy Sunday will bring travel trouble

An autumn storm will slow holiday travelers on Sunday as they try to get home.  What You Need To Know Switch your travel to Saturday to avoid the storm Airport delays are expected Highway flooding is possible Sunday is one of the busiest travel days of the Thanksgiving holiday and the weather will create delays […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Broadway performer writes book about dance and love

A Broadway performer has written a book for children about dance and love. Hunter Mikles is the co-author of “Hunter the Dancing Fox.” The book follows the story of Hunter, who likes playing with toys, watching cartoons and playing sports — but only loves dance. He finds that everyone may not accept him for what […]

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Two children stabbed to death in the Bronx

Two children, both under the age of 3, were found stabbed to death in the Bronx Saturday night, the NYPD said. At approximately 7:20 p.m., patrol officers for the 46th Precinct were dispatched “to a female acting erratic but nonviolent with no weapons,” said Deputy Chief Louis De Ceglie at the Saturday night press conference. […]

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