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Mayor: NYC to Cut Contracts With Trump Organization

New York City will sever contracts with the Trump Organization that net the company profits of $17 million annually, following President Donald Trump‘s incitement of crowds that stormed the U.S.…

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New York Expanding Vaccine Eligibility, 24-Hour Sites Added

Adults over the age of 65 and any adults with preexisting conditions are now eligible to be vaccinated, Governor Andrew Cuomo said at his Tuesday press conference. “The county health…

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Trump Supporter Steinhardt Bows Out of N.J. Governor Race

Just a month after Doug Steinhardt, former chairman of New Jersey’s Republican Party, announced he was entering the race for governor, he has abruptly dropped out. Steinhardt joined the race…

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Andrew Yang Files Paperwork for NYC Mayoral Run

Andrew Yang has all but confirmed the months of rumors by registering a 2021 mayoral campaign with the city’s campaign finance board, a necessary procedural step. Yang, an idiosyncratic entrepreneur…

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Lakewood Briefs – January 10, 2021

Uptick in Lakewood COVID Cases Lakewood saw a significant uptick in reported COVID cases last week totaling 457. The previous week ended with a total of 356 cases. During each…

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Candidate Stringer Issues Climate Plan

NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, who has announced that he is running for mayor of New York City, released a climate plan presenting his vision to eliminate fossil fuels from…

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NYPD Searching for Borough Park Thief

The NYPD are searching for an unknown person who robbed a food delivery messenger at knifepoint. The incident took place at 38 street and 10th avenue at 9:30 PM. The victim,…

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No Injuries After Shooting in Crown Heights

The New York City Police Department is searching for an unknown man who opened fire from his car in the middle of Crown Heights before fleeing. At 10:23 a.m. Thursday,…

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NYC Opens 24/7 Vaccination Sites

New York City, in an effort to speed up the vaccination process, has opened five new sites throughout the five boroughs dedicated exclusively to vaccinations, including two that will be…

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Shootings, Murders Soared in New York City in 2020

New York City saw massive increases in shootings, murders, burglary and car thefts in 2020, though decreases in grand larceny and assaults drove a slight drop in overall index crime…

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More Contagious COVID Variant Found on Long Island

Three additional cases of a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus have been identified in New York, including one on Long Island, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. Two of…

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Confederate Flag Tied to Door of New York Holocaust Museum

A Confederate flag was found Friday tied to front door of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in Lower Manhattan, Museum President & CEO…

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