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Even for Albany, an Unusually Unproductive End to Session

Even for Albany, an Unusually Unproductive End to Session

Robert G. Ortt, a Republican state senator, left, during a break in the Capitol on Tuesday. The legislative session ended with many bills left undone.

Kushner Company Sues Jersey City, Claiming ‘Anti-Trump’ Bent Stalled Project

Kushner Company Sues Jersey City, Claiming ‘Anti-Trump’ Bent Stalled Project

The Kushner company plans to develop this lot in Jersey City. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Charles Kushner claims the mayor reneged on promises of tax breaks because of the family’s ties to President Trump.

Nixon Pushes Cuomo to Debate: ‘What’s It Going to Be Andrew?’

Nixon Pushes Cuomo to Debate: ‘What’s It Going to Be Andrew?’

Cynthia Nixon has challenged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to accept an offer by WABC to participate in a one-on-one debate, saying in a video, “So, what’s it going to be Andrew? Just you and me, on a stage.”

City Studied Rockaway Erosion, Found No Issue. Then It Closed the Beach.

City Studied Rockaway Erosion, Found No Issue. Then It Closed the Beach.

Brothers Joe Catapano, 79, left, and Fred Catapano, 74, sitting earlier this week on a section of Rockaway Beach that will be closed once the city officially opens its beaches on Saturday.

She Watched Her Mother Be Killed 12 Years Ago. She Met the Same Fate.

She Watched Her Mother Be Killed 12 Years Ago. She Met the Same Fate.

Police investigating the spot near Barretto Point Park in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx where the limbs of Lisa Velasquez, 25, were found on Tuesday.

Judge Orders New Lead Inspections in New York Public Housing

Judge Orders New Lead Inspections in New York Public Housing

Jim Walden, a lawyer for public-housing tenants, talked to reporters outside the courthouse in Manhattan as Danny Barber, a tenant leader, held a chart.

In Wake of Attacks, Tighter Security for Times Square on New Year’s Eve

In Wake of Attacks, Tighter Security for Times Square on New Year’s Eve

Members of the New York Police Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau in Times Square on Christmas Eve. In past years, the department deployed around 5,000 officers for New Year’s Eve. This year, police officials said the number would be higher.

A City Founded by Alexander Hamilton Sets the Stage for Its Next Act

A City Founded by Alexander Hamilton Sets the Stage for Its Next Act

André Sayegh, who was sworn in on Sunday as mayor of Paterson, said he wants to increase the number of visitors to the Great Falls, now designated a national park. He also hopes to lure a hotel to New Jersey’s third-largest city.

New Jersey Legalizes Sports Betting

New Jersey Legalizes Sports Betting

Gov. Philip Murphy signed a bill on Monday legalizing sports betting in New Jersey. Gambling could start as early as Thursday.

Review: Jack’s Lobster Shack in Edgewater, Nostalgic of Maine

Review: Jack’s Lobster Shack in Edgewater, Nostalgic of Maine

Jack’s Lobster Shack in Edgewater opened last November. Jack Tabibian owns the restaurant with his wife, Aline, who oversees the kitchen.

El Chapo Jurors Will Be Anonymous During Trial

El Chapo Jurors Will Be Anonymous During Trial

Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, was extradited to the United States on federal charges. When his trial starts in September, the case will be heard by an anonymous jury, a judge ruled Monday.

‘It’s My Life’: Brain Cancer Motivates City Commissioner’s Activism

‘It’s My Life’: Brain Cancer Motivates City Commissioner’s Activism

Nisha Agarwal, the immigration commissioner for New York City, has been fighting a rare form of brain cancer. The diagnosis has propelled her to protest potential cuts in medical funding.

City Orders Sims Statue Removed From Central Park

City Orders Sims Statue Removed From Central Park

The statue commemorating Dr. J. Marion Sims will be removed from Central Park on Tuesday morning, and relocated to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, where he is buried.

For Sale, Must See: Former Prison in Upstate New York

For Sale, Must See: Former Prison in Upstate New York

Chateaugay Correctional Facility in 2008. The former prison, which was built in 1990 and is near the Canadian border, is being sold at auction by New York State.

Mayor Says All Public Housing Units at Risk for Lead to Be Tested

Mayor Says All Public Housing Units at Risk for Lead to Be Tested

Mayor Bill de Blasio compared a new effort to test some 130,000 public housing units for lead, which he announced on Monday, to an initiative to end traffic-related deaths in the city.


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