Man holds up two NYC stores in broad daylight: cops

Man holds up two NYC stores in broad daylight: cops

A man held up two Manhattan stores in broad daylight this week – in one case displaying a gun and shoving a worker to the ground, cops said.  The suspect first targeted Savvy New York, a handbag wholesale store, on West 29th Street near Sixth Avenue in Chelsea around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, police said.  He … Read more

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Eric Adams recruits DC’s David Do as new TLC chair

Eric Adams recruits DC's David Do as new TLC chair

Mayor Eric Adams plans to appoint the current director of Washington DC’s Department of For-Hire Vehicles to lead New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission, he announced Thursday. David Do has led DC’s taxi regulator since 2018, according to his LinkedIn profile. He previously led that city’s Office of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs. Adams … Read more

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NYC schools’ funding formula rejected by city panel once seen as ‘rubber stamp’

NYC schools' funding formula rejected by city panel once seen as 'rubber stamp'

The Panel for Educational Policy has struck down New York City’s school funding formula — breaking with City Hall directives for the second time in two months. Officials from the Department of Education raised concerns that the panel’s Wednesday night vote could delay school budgets and preparations for school reopenings in the fall. “This is … Read more

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NYC woman punched by duo attempting steal handbag

NYC woman punched by duo attempting steal handbag

Two Bronx crooks — one riding a motorcycle – snatched a woman’s handbag and punched her when she tried to grab it back, new video shows.  The robbery – the sixth and final incident in an early-morning mugging spree – unfolded on April 20, cops said late Wednesday. The victim was standing near a doorway … Read more

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Pine Valley Golf Club banned women from playing, owning homes

Pine Valley Golf Club banned women from playing, owning homes

Women snagging a tee time at New Jersey’s Pine Valley Golf Club, which only started admitting female members last year, is still a serious long shot, state authorities said. New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin filed an 8-page civil rights complaint Wednesday against the iconic South Jersey course, alleging a “pattern of gender-based discrimination” … Read more

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Mayor Adams backs Hochul bid to boot Benjamin off ballot

Mayor Adams backs Hochul bid to boot Benjamin off ballot

Mayor Eric Adams is bucking state Democratic leaders who have largely turned their backs on efforts by Gov. Kathy Hochul to boot ex-Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin from the primary ballot following his recent indictment for an alleged campaign finance scam and subsequent resignation. “I agree with good government advocates and many of my colleagues in Albany – New York State should change its … Read more

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Roy Higgins arrested for attempted sex assault

Roy Higgins arrested for attempted sex assault

The perv who allegedly accosted a woman at a Queens subway station and then tried to sexually assault her inside a building lobby has been arrested, cops said Thursday.  Roy Higgins, 29, who is homeless, was nabbed Wednesday and charged with attempted criminal sex act, public lewdness and unlawful imprisonment in connection to the April … Read more

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