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Aeropostale rehires Geiger as CEO amid sales slump

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Aeropostale is reinstating a past leader as it struggles with sliding sales. more »»

NY giving $340M to 81 schools, groups for pre-K

August 18, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials say 81 school districts and community groups are set to receive $340 million to fund full-day pre-kindergarten programs for nearly 37,000 childre. more »»

Aeropostale rehires Julian Geiger as CEO

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Teen retailer Aeropostale says Julian Geiger is coming back to the company as CEO, replacing Thomas Johnson. more »»

NYC Mayor: Police respond to uptick in shootings

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city's police forces are zeroing in on the sites of 23 shootings this past weekend. more »»

No AFL-CIO endorsement for New York Gov. Cuomo

August 18, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Another labor union has snubbed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections. more »»

Advocates rally before vote on NYC jail reforms

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates have rallied to call for reforms in New York City jails ahead of votes on two proposals addressing the use of solitary confinement. more »»

Bicyclist hit, killed in collision with cab in NYC

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a livery cab has hit and killed a bicyclist in East Harlem, and the cab driver has been arrested.

The crash happened shortly after 5 a.. more »»

Former Army psychiatrist to be NYC's veterans head

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A retired brigadier general who was the Army's highest-ranking psychiatrist has been named New York City's veterans affairs' commissioner. more »»

New York voters could see crowded ballot this fall

August 18, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York voters can expect new ballot lines this November next to the familiar Democratic and Republican parties. more »»

Pathologist a veteran of high-profile cases

August 18, 2014

Dr. Michael M. Baden, the former chief medical examiner for New York City, conducted an autopsy on an unarmed 18-year-old shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, at the request of the teen's famil. more »»

Pope confirms hopes for 3-city US trip in 2015

August 18, 2014

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has confirmed he wants to go to the United States next year and is considering a three-city trip in September 2015: Philadelphia for a family rally, Washington to address... more »»

Boy, 3, dies in fire at Catskills bungalow colony

August 18, 2014

LIBERTY, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a 3-year-old boy has died in a fire at a summer bungalow colony in the Catskills.

Troopers say they responded around 10:15 p.m. more »»

Bauer Hockey to put $4M into planned NY ice center

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A major ice skating complex planned in the Bronx is getting an assist from a top hockey equipment manufacturer. more »»

No bidders for upstate city's civic center

August 18, 2014

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — No one has bid for an upstate New York city's downtown arena after the 35-year-old sports and entertainment venue was put up for public auction. more »»

Cleanup, affordable housing planned on Bronx sites

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Three contaminated Bronx properties are on track to get cleaned up and rebuilt as affordable housing, with the help of $300,000 in federal grants and loans.

Re. more »»

Father of abducted Amish girls sorry for suspects

August 18, 2014

OSWEGATCHIE, N.Y. (AP) — The father of two Amish girls abducted in northern New York last week says he feels sorry for the two people accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing his daughters. more »»

Huge utility line upgrade faces opposition

August 18, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid. more »»

Report: NYC subway fare-beating arrests soaring

August 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A news report finds arrests for a familiar, small-time New York City crime — subway fare-beating — have shot up by nearly 70 percent in the last five years. more »»

Pennsylvania motorcyclist killed in New York crash

August 18, 2014

APALACHIN, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say a 43-year-old Pennsylvania man has died after his motorcycle collided with a car being driven on an upstate road by a Pennsylvania motorist. more »»

 
 

 

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