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Harlem Basketball Tournament To Resume Following Rucker Park Shooting - New York
HARLEM - The Entertainers Basketball Classic at Rucker Park could restart as soon as Monday, after a shooting at the tournament Wednesday night left five people injured. Greg Marius, founder and CEO of the tournament, said Thursday that he plans to hire additional security officers and resume the popular hoops series, which draws famous basketball players to Harlem each summer.
'Queen of Soul Food' Sylvia Woods Remembered in Harlem Public Funeral - New York
HARLEM - A wake for "Queen of Soul Food" Sylvia Woods at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem Tuesday drew former President Bill Clinton, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor David Dinkins, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and Councilwoman Inez Dickens to honor the celebrated restaurateur.
City to Launch Pilot Ferry Service to Randall's Island - New York
New York Water Taxi will be testing out new trial weekend service to the island this fall.
Senior Swim Hours Expands to 14 City Pools - New York
HARLEM - At the age of 90, Lettice Graham says she is pain-free, doesn't take any medicine, goes to the doctor once per year - only at the doctor's request - and has a 64-year-old beau. Graham said she owes her good health and young boyfriend to the hour per day she puts in swimming at city pools.
31 Injured in Harlem Bus Crash - New York
HARLEM - Thirty-one people were hurt Tuesday, including nine children, in a Harlem collision that included a bus, a delivery truck and a gas tanker, according to the FDNY.
Chris Brown-Drake Feud Club Faces Shutdown by State for History of Trouble - New York
MANHATTAN - The nightclubs at the center of a bottle-throwing battle sparked by a feud between the singers Chris Brown and Drake have a long history of trouble and could be shut down permanently, state officials said and documents showed.
Don't Own a Pet? Rent-a-Dog Comes to Central Park - New York
MANHATTAN - As a graduate student, Katherine Long doesn't have deep pockets for giving to charity. So, instead of reaching for her checkbook, she came up with a more creative idea to support one of her favorite causes. In the spirit of homegrown lemonade stands, Long hand-wrote a sign advertising "Rent-a-dog" in Central Park on a Saturday afternoon earlier this month.
Barricades Around Wall Street Bull Endanger Pedestrians, Residents Say - New York
The barricades around the "Charging Bull" sculpture have been up for nearly nine months.
Family of Harlem Boy Who Committed Suicide Needs Money for Funeral -
A photo of Joel Morales at a memorial set up in front of the building where he lived with his mother. The 12-year-old hanged himself Tuesday, police said. (DNAinfo/Jeff Mays) HARLEM - The family of a 12-year-old East Harlem boy who hanged himself in his apartment bathroom after being tormented by bullies is trying to raise enough money to lay him to rest, anguished relatives said Thursday.
Mayor Slashes After-School Programs but Spares Teacher Cuts -
CITY HALL - Thousands of city kids will be left with nowhere to go after school, and 20 fire companies will be shuttered under the mayor's executive budget plan, which was unveiled Thursday - despite hints from Hizzoner that the cuts will never see the light of day.
Quinn Storms Out of Living Wage Press Conference After Bloomberg Diss -
The council speaker bolted from a press conference after someone called the mayor 'Pharaoh Bloomberg.'
Norwegian Cruise Liner Hits Intrepid Hours Before Space Shuttle Flyover -
A Norwegian Cruise liner crashed into the Intrepid, the Space Shuttle Enterprise's future home.
IPad Cash Register Stolen From Roni-Sue's Chocolates in Essex Street Market -
A thief stole an iPad that was used as a cash register at Roni-Sue's Chocolates in Essex Street Market.
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Daylight Saving Eats Up an Hour of Sleep on Sunday -
MANHATTAN - Better catch up on your sleep now - it's time to spring ahead. Daylight saving time returns on Sunday at 2 a.m., when New Yorkers will have to set their clocks ahead by an hour. While the change will mean New Yorkers lose an hour's sleep, it will mean an extra hour of sun in the morning.
Air Dictate App Uses Siri To Dictate On Your Mac
Air Dictate App Uses Siri To Dictate On Your Mac
'The Hour' season 2 will be coming to BBC America
New series will add Peter Capaldi as Bel's new boss By Alan Sepinwall Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011 10:30 AM When the first season of "The Hour" wrapped up on BBC America back in September, I noted that the BBC had already commissioned a sequel from writer Abi Morgan, but that there was no guarantee the new series would air in America.
Op-Ed: Sowing the Seeds of Social Change in the South Bronx | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN
"I am not a farmer. I'm a parent, a resident and a teacher," I said at the opening of my presentation at the January TEDx Manhattan conference, "Changing the Way We Eat." I didn't need a pitchfork or overalls to explain how growing produce in my science classroom transformed the way my students treat their relationship to food, community and employment.