Rangel's Last Run: Ambitious Espaillat Gains Support to Oust Longtime Congressman

All Borough News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 02:45
Two years ago, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat came within 1,000 votes of ousting longtime Rep. Charlie Rangel. So it is no surprise that the Washington Heights lawmaker is back. But can he topple Rangel this time, or is he destined for a repeat performance? Michael Scotto has the story in part four of his series, "Rangel's Last Run."

Collector Auctions Off D-Day Memorabilia as 70th Anniversary Approaches

All Borough News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 00:56
This year marks the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and some World War II memorabilia is going up for grabs.

Governors Ball to Donate $10K to East Harlem Explosion Victims

All Borough News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 00:51
Organizers for the Governors Ball Music Festival are looking to lend a helping hand to the victims of the East Harlem building explosion earlier this year.

Taxi Driver Dies in Bizarre Midtown Accident

All Borough News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 00:44
Police say a 58-year-old taxi driver died after he stepped out of his SUV on Madison Avenue near East 49th Street in Manhattan.

Cassano Presides Over Final FDNY Promotion Ceremony

All Borough News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 00:41
Outgoing Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano presided over his last promotion ceremony Thursday, closing out a long career with the FDNY.

City Mails Out First Round of Pre-K Acceptance, and Rejection, Letters

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 23:55
The city has mailed out acceptance, or rejection, letters to the first group of families applying to send their kids to one of the city's expanded pre-K programs. Nearly 40 percent didn't get in, but the city says parents shouldn't worry yet.

The Japanese Way: Country Wrestles With Aging Population

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 22:53
Japan is facing the largest population decline in the world as its old live longer and fewer are born. In the fifth installment of her series on nutrition and health in Japan, Erin Billups takes a look at how the country is preparing to handle the population shift.

State Changes Rules for Transgender People Applying for Updated Documents

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 22:37
New York State will no longer seek proof of surgery for transgender people applying for updated documents.

Soda Ban Fight Hits D.C. as Health Advocates Hold 'National Soda Summit'

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 22:06
The fight over large sodas has bubbled over to the nation's Capital as health advocates went to D.C for a "National Soda Summit," focusing on how to reduce the amount of sodas and sugary drinks Americans consume every year.

'The Fantasticks' Offers Fans Chance to Get Married On Stage

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 21:58
Broadway fans can now show their love for theater and each other by getting married on stage during "The Fantasticks."

Doctor Gives Tips for Treating and Preventing Arthritis

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 20:40
There are different types of arthritis, as well as different ways to treat and prevent it. In NY1's Healthy Living report, Jill Urban talks with an expert on what can be done to help stop the prevalent joint disorder.

One Dead, One Injured in Queens Construction Accident

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 19:53
A construction worker was killed Thursday morning after falling five stories and another worker injured by debris inside a Sunnyside building, police say.

Rangers Hit the Ice on Heels of Game One Loss

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 19:51
The Rangers spent Thursday off the ice leaving them a chance to reflect on their overtime loss in Game One to L.A.

Parenting: Where to Go 6/6/14

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 19:28
NY1 parenting correspondent Shelley Goldberg recommends some places to go with parenting news you can use.

Sources: Man Arrested in Brooklyn Stabbings Possibly Linked to Subway Attack

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 16:24
Sources say the 27-year-old man taken into custody last night for the stabbing of two young children in Brooklyn over the weekend is now being linked to an attack inside a Manhattan subway stop.

Over Two Dozen Injured in Staten Island Duplex Fire

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 15:43
More than two dozen people have been hurt in a raging five-alarm fire inside a multi-family house on Staten Island.

Historic Call May Be Around the Bend for Longtime NYRA Announcer

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 14:57
Retiring track announcer Tom Durkin will call his last Belmont Stakes on Saturday, a race which could go down in horse racing history as California Chrome makes an attempt at the Triple Crown.

NYPD Arrests Stabbing Suspect in Queens

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 14:27
Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of a 27-year-old man who they say fatally stabbed a six-year-old boy and wounded his seven-year-old friend inside an elevator at the Boulevard Houses public housing complex in East New York over the weekend.

Brooklyn-Bound Businesses to Get 'Start-Up' Tax Break

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 14:03
Brooklyn will be home to one of 12 new businesses coming to the state as part of the "Start Up NY" program which waives taxes for 10 years for companies located on or near college campuses.

NY1 From the Floor AM: Twitter Reportedly in Talks with SoundCloud

All Borough News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 13:32
NY1 previews the day on Wall Street from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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