Regional

FDNY Urges Closing Doors When Escaping Fire

Following two fires in a 24-hour period that injured 27 people, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro is urging New Yorkers to close the door when escaping a fire. Closing the…

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NJ Legislature Passes Bills to Address Targeted Attacks

Only weeks after violent attacks on Jews shook the metropolitan area, both houses of New Jersey’s legislature overwhelmingly approved two bills aimed at protecting communities against threats and bolstering law…

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NY Governor To Head To Puerto Rico

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of earthquakes. The Democrat’s office says he plans to travel to Puerto Rico Tuesday and Wednesday. The…

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Water Main Break Impacts Manhattan Rush Hour

A water main break flooded streets on Manhattan’s Upper West Side near Lincoln Center and hampered subway service during the Monday morning rush hour. The Fire Department of New York…

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NY Bans Use of Toxic Chemical in Firefighting Foam

New York plans to restrict the use of firefighting foam that contains certain chemicals that have the potential to contaminate groundwater. Firefighting foam can contain polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, which…

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