9 hrs ago
NYC welfare worker charged with pocketing rent funds for homeless
A city welfare worker funneled $500,000 in rent checks meant for homeless families to phony landlords who paid him kickbacks, authorities said Thursday.
17 hrs ago
The East Hampton Star
Also on the Logs 07.24.14
East Hampton A 16-year-old Chinese boarding student at the Ross School in East Hampton had her credit card account hacked last month by someone operating in the Washington, D.C., area.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
'In the Heights' at Anaheim's Chance, 'Don't Dress' at Fullerton's Stages
Few visitors to New York have ever been to Washington Heights, a predominantly Latino community north of Harlem.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
BWW Reviews: Oc's Chance Theater Presents Vibrant in the Heights
For the past few years, Orange County's award-winning Chance Theater has consistently presented some of the most innovative, home-grown versions of recent contemporary musicals , that have been cleverly re-envisioned for the much smaller footprint of its storefront set-up.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
6-Foot-9 Rapist Arrested After Washington Heights Attack, Police Say
Jean Rodriguez , 23, was in the elevator of a building at Broadway and West 163rd Street with the 20-year-old tenant, whose name was not released, and followed her to her floor about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, the NYPD said.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
A walk down Broadway NYC
While Broadway is mostly known for its area in midtown Manhattan, it actually runs thirteen miles through Manhattan and two miles in the Bronx.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Concerns raised over proposed new zoning rules in Newburgh
Newburgh library Director Chuck Thomas wants to see Newburgh grow, just not by eight stories outside the library windows facing the Hudson River.
6-Foot-9 Rapist Forces Way into Washington Heights Woman's Home, Police Say
A 6-foot-9 man forced his way into a woman's Washington Heights home and raped her late Tuesday night, police said.
The Real Deal
Rentals in demand: Central Harlem back in top 5
With 20-somethings scavenging for more affordable rentals in Manhattan, demand for Central Harlem units among prospective renters jumped last week, according to apartment listings website Zumper.
City Hospitals Rank Highly on U.S. News & World Report List
U.S. News and World report says New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan is the number one in the state, and the sixth best in the country.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Vendor ordinance; Celeste Riley; Narcotics Anonymous; BEN Column, July 14, first update
In fact, every Saturday in Bridgeton, Pastor Ron Hudak and his family of Haven Ministries serves lunch to up to 175 people.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
New York Post
Bare your arms (and legs and shoulders) this summer
Once upon a time , frigid temperatures forced us to swathe ourselves in itchy tights, bulky sweaters and looping scarves that obscured our cute dresses - not to mention our figures.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Under the Viaduct: Intervention Series curated by Savona Bailey-McClain and the West Harlem Art Fund
The 2nd installment of the West Harlem Art Fund's intervention series will begin on July 12, 2014 and coincide with City of Water Day organized by Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
SF Classical Voice
Alondra de la Parra: The View From the Podium
Alondra de la Parra could tell you that this is all no surprise. No great surprise that she would have become a highly praised conductor, much less that she would find her home in the arts.
The New York Observer
Robert Jackson Rips Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio, Cheers on Zephyr Teachout
Former Washington Heights Councilman Robert Jackson-a challenger to State Senator Adriano Espaillat-blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio last night on education issues, while rooting for Mr. Cuomo's longshot primary opponent Zephyr Teachout.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Real Deal
Ashkenazy to buy Washington Heights building for nearly $40M
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation is in contract to acquire a 40,000-square-foot commercial building in Washington Heights for as much as $40 million, The Real Deal has learned.
62 Schools Set to Break City's Education Rules Under Union-Approved Deal
More than five dozen schools across the city are set to buck the standard Education Department rules and craft their own alternative programs beginning this fall, in a teachers union-approved charter-style innovation program.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
New York congressional race shows changing demographics
Even though 43-year incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, ultimately won after going punch for punch with New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, his "safe" seat is safe no longer.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
in the Heights Begins Tonight at Chance Theater
Chance Theater will present the third show of its 16th Anniversary Season -- the groundbreaking 21st century musical, In The Heights.