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44 min ago | Examiner.com
On March 15, long time comedienne and Tonight Show mainstay David Brenner died of cancer at the age of 78. During the '70s and '80s, Brenner was a guest with Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show a record 158 times, and his genius helped jump start a number of comediennes in the genre of observational humor.
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4 hrs ago | Daily Mail
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9 hrs ago | SILive.com
Staten Islanders will get to hear the smooth, silky, sultry voice of Ryan Kelly during an upcoming prestigious songwriters' bill in Manhattan.
13 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper
The bodies of all eight people reported missing after a deadly gas explosion destroyed two East Harlem buildings have been recovered, the fire commissioner said Friday, but workers are treating the scene as a rescue operation in case there are unknown survivors in the rubble.
17 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
Rick Del Rio, pastor of Abounding Grace church in Manhattan, and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, display a damaged but intact Bible on Saturday that they said was recovered in the rubble of the Spanish Christian Church in New York.
Those two New York buildings where eight people died in an explosion were served by a very old gas main -- 127 years old to be exact.
The 31-year-old Maddox became the first Unified Government commissioner to receive an official rebuke in the form of two public censures and a call for his resignation.
Three men were killed and and another injured in separate shootings in upper Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn on overnight, cops said Friday.
In the mid-March chill, the victims and their stories continued to emerge as firefighters ferreted through the piles of bricks and wreckage on the East Harlem block where a powerful explosion and fire leveled two buildings.
A "Motown Revival" show from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Canfield Casino in Congress Park in Saratoga Springs will benefit the Saratoga Central Catholic High School Performing Arts Department.
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall's anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world's largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan, home to Broadway and nearby gayborhood Hell's Kitchen.
Metro-North Harlem Line commuter Debra Oria endured six hours of roundtrip train and subway travel on Wednesday, but she had nothing but praise for Metro-North in the wake of the deadly building collapse in East Harlem.