| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Three young boys died in a fire started by a candle in a Bronx apartment where the power had been shut off, police said.
The two-alarm fire broke out just before 8 p.m. Friday in a second-floor apartment where a 25-year-old WOMAN and five of her young...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:48 PM
A second major loss of service in four months on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Division is outrageous and unacceptable. This service must be reliable.
Early Wednesday morning, for reasons still unknown, a 138,000-volt Con Edison feeder cable, which...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Who: James V Brunetti, 58, Hallandale Beach
Why: Joined Calvin, Giordano & Associates's Fort Lauderdale office in January and was recently appointed to the newly created position of senior vice president, director of design services.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In a far-reaching plan that would reshape the coastline of the nation's largest city, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled a $20-billion proposal Tuesday that he said will protect New Yorkers from disasters brought on by climate change.
| Jun 8, 2013
Several classic feature films such as 1961's "Breakfast at Tiffany's," 1950's "Born Yesterday" and 1983's "A Christmas Story" were among the 25 motion pictures selected last December for inclusion in the prestigious National Film Registry of the Library...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:05 PM
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:23 PM
As the pace of electricity restoration slowed Tuesday, the aftermath of Hurricane Irene continued to frustrate thousands of utility customers and officials announced another storm-related death in Maryland.
More than 165,000 customers remained without...
| Apr 2, 2011
Ellen McCormack, a New York housewife who briefly became a national figure in American politics when she twice ran for president, in 1976 and 1980, in campaigns designed to galvanize the antiabortion movement, has died. She was 84.
McCormack died of...
| Oct 20, 2010
Corporate philanthropy has long been a means of soul-cleansing for American businesses. For arts institutions, corporate donations are a lifeblood without which many would cease to exist. The awkward symbiosis is for the most part unique to the U.S....
| Jan 28, 2009
We've already heard from Rep. Peter King, ranking member of the House homeland security committee, saying he did nothing wrong in facilitating a $3 million federal allocation for protective manhole covers like those built by a local company, Manhole......