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Crime is down nearly 6 percent in the 50th Precinct compared to last year — following a citywide trend that also boasted better numbers when it comes to shootings and murders. more
More than a million dollars has flowed in to The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, ensuring the popular venue will be ready to reopen on Oct. 2. more
Tropical Storm Henri made landfall just after noon near Westerly, Rhode Island. At the same time, the National Weather Service has canceled the tropical storm warning for much of the rest of the Northeast, including the Bronx. But forecasters are now looking at how a tropical depression version of the storm stalling over the New York-Connecticut border could wreak its own havoc, creating significantly more rain than expected. more
Beginning Labor Day weekend, anyone working for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority or the New York side of the port authority are required to either be fully vaccinated, or undergo weekly COVID-19 tests. more
Most anyone who has tried to get as much as a pothole filled on their street knows city agencies aren’t necessarily the fastest when it comes to fixing problems. The wheels of government can be slow-moving, restricted even more by mountains of red tape. more
The ringing phone awoke me at 8  on Sunday morning. “Sorry to wake you, but they’re saying there was a derailment at Spuyten Duyvil, and it’s a big mess.” more
Usually when New York City talks about hurricanes, it’s usually preceded by “remnants of” or “formerly a.” But not Hurricane Sandy. It arrived in late October 2012 as a Category 1 hurricane — just a step above what is typically a less destructive tropical storm. more
If you were looking forward to driving across the Henry Hudson Bridge for free, you’re going to have to wait a little longer. more
Ridership on trains — especially Metro-North trains — has dropped as much as 95 percent since the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. Among those having to abandon the rails and stay home is Muriel Kessler, who depends on the train from the Riverdale station into her law office in Manhattan. more
Cleaning the subways and buses has become one of the most important tasks for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, outside of actually getting passengers from Point A to Point B. But now that cleaning will hit an all-new level — one that will require the city to start shutting down its entire subway system overnight. more
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