Tossing an empty soda cup between his hardened but unusually clean repairman’s hands, Natividad Zirate, the homeless bicycle doctor of Second Avenue, smiled darkly as he described how the parks department had shut down his bustling sidewalk repair shop this week.
I was walking across the College of Staten Island campus recently when I spotted purple dead nettle creeping from out under a log. Then I saw several patches of the plant some yards away.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Let it be known: New York’s 2014 gubernatorial race is officially under way.
There were renewed jitters in the Manhattan district attorney’s office recently after about 10 prosecutors were laid off, several people in the office said.
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Once, in 2006, Mark Edwards, an officer with the Metropolitan Police in New Scotland Yard, London, read about a 6-year-old boy’s battle with cancer. The boy, Jack Brown, the son of his colleagues Yvonne and Richard Brown, needed to go to New York for treatment.
A former consultant for the Department of Education surrendered to federal authorities on Thursday to face charges that he stole $3.6 million in the six years he worked managing projects that were meant to provide Internet access to city schools.