Elite NYC school apologizes for past abuse
"We sincerely apologize for the harm that was caused by the teachers and administrators who abused anyone during their years at Horace Mann School," wrote Board Chairman Steven Friedman and Head of School Thomas Kelly in the three-page letter.
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'Ghetto' tours of Bronx ended after outrage
A New York company offering tours of Bronx neighborhoods has shut down after officials objected to its advertising that claimed to give visitors "a ride through a real New York City 'ghetto'," according to a statement from Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Thu May 23, 2013
City Floats Plan to Transform Troubled Sheridan Expressway into a Boulevard
Trucks race off of the Sheridan and onto local streets to get to Hunts Point and its giant food distribution center.
Weiner Talks Scandal, Policy, and Waste Transfer Station in Radio Interview
The morning after formally launching his mayoral bid, Anthony Weiner waded into the fray with a wide ranging radio interview revealing his stance on everything from stop-and-frisk, to the 91st Street waste transfer station, to bike lanes.
Pedestrian plaza opens in Huntington Station
Taylor Fink, left 2, her brother Kyle, 5, and Corinne Belton, 4, climb on a new sculpture after the dedication ceremony of the sculpture and new pedestrain plaza in Huntington Station.
Bronx 'ghetto' tours stop amid residents' outrage
A company that promised sightseer tours to the Bronx that included a New York City "ghetto" has stopped the bus rides under fire from an outraged neighborhood.
New York Post
He's a freed thinker, too
An ex-con who served more than 17 years in the slammer for a murder he didn't commit graduated from Mercy College yesterday - after earning most of his credits behind bars.
New York Post
Vagrant 'fess in gay bash
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said yesterday that the two knew each other well, but that the victim was knocked unconscious and didn't initially realize who had attacked him.
Wed May 22, 2013
Bono's latest stadium gig - Eve's graduation
HE IS well used to rocking arenas around the globe, but Bono enjoyed a new experience when he saw his daughter graduate in a world-famous stadium.
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Attorney: Nushawn Williams Does ...
Attorney John Nuchereno stunned many when he said Williams - the man accused of infecting 11 Chautauqua County women with HIV - never had the virus during a State Supreme Court hearing in Erie County.
Cabbie Robbed at Knife Point
BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 22- Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to catch a knife-wielding robber who stuck up a cabbie in Mott Haven.
New Pittsburgh Courier Online
The 20 most well-read cities fa
Vera Warren-Williams' Community Book Center in New Orleans is located at 2523 Bayou Rd.
Carnage on The Concourse
BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 22- Two separate accidents along the Grand Concourse in a 7-hour span have left one person dead and three others injured, one critically.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Daily Irrelevant
New York Bail is Busted: How Jail Really Works
The Bronx Defenders took a more aggressively experimental tack several years ago when, with little fanfare, they quietly spun off a nonprofit called the Bronx Freedom Fund.
Mon May 20, 2013
New York Post
Bronx ghetto tour ditched
A tour company exposed by The Post on Sunday for bringing tourists to the South Bronx to gawk at food pantry lines, a "pickpocket" park and a housing project, yesterday announced it would stop all tours "effective immediately." "Good riddance," said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Ellen Barkin Joins Bronx Walk of Fame
BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 20- Although the rain on Sunday afternoon postponed the baseball game between the Yankees and Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, it did not dampen enthusiasm nor cancel the festivities several blocks east on the Grand Concourse, where the annual Bronx Walk of Fame ceremony was held. Three new Bronx idols were honored by having their names added to street signs posted along the Grand Concourse in the 161st Street area.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Scarsdale Daily Voice
Bronx River Parkway North Closes For Repairs In Scarsdale
The Bronx River Parkway will again be closed to northbound traffic from the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers to the Westchester County Center in White Plains from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Thu May 16, 2013
The 20 Most Well-Read Cities for African-Americans
Source: The African American Literature Book Club, AALBC.com's website's traffic ranking, on a per capita basis, the number of visitors from cities with more than 200,000 residents.
Wed May 15, 2013
SummerStage 2013 Announces Latin Programming
With twenty shows and forty artists over three months and the capacity for over fifty thousand audience members, New York City's SummerStage Festival presents the continental United States' largest array of free Latin music performance this year.
NBC New York
Manslaughter Indictment Tossed in Cop Shooting
An NYPD officer has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham, an unarmed 18-year-old in his Bronx home, prosecutors announced.