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Manhattan’s Third, Seventh avenues lack modern-day bus, bike lanes

Manhattan’s Third, Seventh avenue...

Like neon, diners or phone booths, Third Avenue offers a throwback to a vanishing New York, though one that summons far less nostalgia. While nearly every expansive, multilane avenue in Manhattan has been outfitted with bus...

In Bronx, leptospirosis, disease spread by rat urine, kills 1, sickens 2, DOH says

In Bronx, leptospirosis, disease sp...

A rare bacterial disease, spread by contact with rat urine, infected three people, one fatally, in the Bronx, city officials said. Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Travis Bassett said on Wednesday that two cases of leptospirosis...

De Blasio: Afforable housing, jobs are long-term priorities

De Blasio: Afforable housing, jobs ...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his fourth State of the City address Monday evening — vowing to increase access to affordable housing and create 100,000 new jobs over the next decade. De Blasio, who is seeking...

All flights canceled at New York’s JFK airport due to snowstorm

All flights canceled at New York's ...

The Federal Aviation Administration canceled all inbound and outbound flights at John F. Kennedy Airport on Thursday amid a winter storm that barreled its way through the northeastern United States. Forecasters warned the...

Where the case into the Queens jogger’s death stands now

Where the case into the Queens jogg...

On Aug. 2, Karina Vetrano went for a run near her Howard Beach home. Her body was found a few hours later in a marshy area, strangled. Police said she had been sexually assaulted. In the days and weeks that followed, the...

Mild winter weather could extend into February

Mild winter weather could extend in...

May I see an imaginary show of hands, please? How many of you, having enjoyed a noticeably milder January, have ever gotten that nagging premonition that we will have to “pay the piper” with a bitter cold,...

De Blasio is right on big-picture principles

De Blasio is right on big-picture p...

His approval ratings are low. A Quinnipiac University poll in November found that nearly half of New Yorkers don’t believe he deserves re-election. His policies on the growing homeless problem are ineffective. He has not...