Nine sets of twins will be entering kindergarten at Public School 107 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in the fall, more than its longtime principal, Cynthia Holton, could recall ever admitting at once.
Updated, 1:48 p.m. | We think we may have located the Bronx Zoo’s missing cobra.
The news that New York City’s population grew by a mere 2.1 percent over the last decade has baffled some of the city’s denizens, but not left them speechless (really, what could do that to a true New Yorker?). For some residents of the city of Ellis Island, the Yankees, Radio City Music Hall and more, the idea that the world is not rushing to their shores is inconceivable, even just plain wrong, as Senator Charles E. Schumer said.
William LeRoy and his lawyer trudged up a short flight of dusty stairs in a former factory on a dead-end street in Queens. Behind a steel mesh barrier, a man in a pork-pie hat waited at a counter with his ledger. He had heard something about Mr. LeRoy.
The most recent benchmarked data does little to evidence that state and local government is recognizing the true impact of the recent recession. As shown in the chart below, as private sector employment in the nation and the Delaware region dropped from 2007 through 2009, state and local government employment continued to grow.
Emily Ruiz, the 4-year-old United States citizen who was deported to her parents’ native country, Guatemala, this month, has returned to New York.