Turtles Invade JFK Runway

Turtles Invade JFK Runway

Last Wednesday, several flights leaving Kennedy International Airport were delayed when a runway was overtaken by hundreds of turtles. The turtles, diamondback terrapins, live in…

New Recruit Class for NYPD

The New York City Police department swore in its biggest recruiting class since 2006, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced Wednesday morning….

Editorial: Now Bring The Cops Here

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced the hiring of 1,635 new police recruits on Wednesday afternoon. This is welcome news for a…

Walking For Life

Walking For Life

At the ninth annual Middle Village Relay for Life, held this past weekend, 13-year-old Cara Stock was surrounded by living proof that cancer is not…

City Passes $66 Billion Budget

City Passes $66 Billion Budget

The doomsday scenario of teaching positions, firehouses and other vital services being cut was averted last Friday when Mayor Michael Bloomberg reached a preliminary agreement…

Editorial: Same Old Story in Budget Deal

The City Council approved a $66 billion budget Wednesday afternoon, which avoided massive teacher layoffs, cuts to civil services such as libraries and the closing…

City Council Releases Pork Spending

The City Council released its Schedule C budget—more commonly known as pork spending—on Tuesday. Council Members divided $50 million to distribute to local non-profits and…