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Twisted Tale of Stolen Chagall Nears Ending

Twisted Tale of Stolen Chagall Nears Ending

After three decades, a stolen Chagall will emerge from an attic and return to its owners’ estate.

These 4 New Yorkers Are Experts in Living. What Do They Know That We Don’t?

These 4 New Yorkers Are Experts in Living. What Do They Know That We Don’t?

Jonas Mekas, now 96, lived through another eventful year.

Stonewall Democrats Club Chooses Cuomo Over Nixon

Stonewall Democrats Club Chooses Cuomo Over Nixon

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday won the endorsement of New York City’s Stonewall Democratic Club, the city’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democratic organization.

On His First Day, Transit Chief Rode the Subway Into Work

On His First Day, Transit Chief Rode the Subway Into Work

Andy Byford began his first official day on Tuesday as president of New York City Transit by riding the subway from Grand Central Terminal to his office in Lower Manhattan.

Stuyvesant Town, Former Middle-Class Bastion, Awaits Mayoral Help

Stuyvesant Town, Former Middle-Class Bastion, Awaits Mayoral Help

Kirstin Aadahl at Stuyvesant Town, where her family has a one-bedroom apartment. “We found a village in Manhattan,” she said. “We love it.”

Will Preet Bharara Run for Attorney General? He Just Registered to Vote

Will Preet Bharara Run for Attorney General? He Just Registered to Vote

Preet Bharara, the former United States attorney in Manhattan, is now a registered voter in New York State.

As Gillibrand Pushes Left, Her Economic Agenda Tilts to Populism

As Gillibrand Pushes Left, Her Economic Agenda Tilts to Populism

After President Trump announced his nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand led demonstrators in chants of “Stand against Kavanaugh!” on the courthouse steps in Washington.

In Spite of Executive Order, Cuomo Takes Campaign Money From State Appointees

In Spite of Executive Order, Cuomo Takes Campaign Money From State Appointees

Gov. Andrew Cuomo renewed an executive order banning most appointees from donating to or soliciting donations for the governor who made the appointment. But Mr. Cuomo has continued to accept his appointees’ donations.

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers

The City Council speaker, Corey Johnson, and Mayor Bill de Blasio have agreed in principle to have the city pay for a program that would offer discounted MetroCards to poorer New Yorkers.

Reputed Mobster Breaks a Kneecap (His Own, Playing Ping-Pong)

Reputed Mobster Breaks a Kneecap (His Own, Playing Ping-Pong)

Thomas “Tommy Shots” Gioeli was led into court in 2008. Mr. Gioeli was convicted of conspiring to kill three men after a federal trial. He is now suing the government, claiming he broke his kneecap in jail when he slipped in a puddle while playing table tennis.

Why New York City’s Waterworks Works

Why New York City’s Waterworks Works

Between the completion of the first water tunnel in 1915 and the start of construction on the second in 1928, the city built the Williamsburg Conduit to improve the water distribution system in parts of Brooklyn and Queens. This photo of the conduit was taken from the Hewes Street elevated train platform in 1925.

2 Student Murders Have Binghamton University on Edge

2 Student Murders Have Binghamton University on Edge

A Binghamton University student was fatally stabbed in his dormitory, Windham Hall, last week — the second murder of a Binghamton student in two months.

A Family With Jamaican Roots Mourns 5 Relatives Killed in a Bronx Fire

A Family With Jamaican Roots Mourns 5 Relatives Killed in a Bronx Fire

Kylie Francis, 2, was among the youngest victims of a deadly fire in the Bronx last month.

Murphy Visits Newark for the Portugal Match. His Guest? Portugal’s Prime Minister.

Murphy Visits Newark for the Portugal Match. His Guest? Portugal’s Prime Minister.

António Costa, the prime minister of Portugal, took in his country’s first World Cup match in the Ironbound section of Newark.

Court Ruling Means Times Reporter Must Testify in ‘Baby Hope’ Trial

Court Ruling Means Times Reporter Must Testify in ‘Baby Hope’ Trial

The New York State Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that a New York Times reporter has no right to appeal a trial judge’s decision to compel her to testify.

Buying Your Beef Right on the Farm

Buying Your Beef Right on the Farm

Campbell’s Crooked Brook Farm, in Griswold.


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