The Rev. Al Sharpton hosted several prospective candidates for New York City mayor at the National Action Network's House of Justice on Tuesday evening.
Bill de Blasio, Bill Thompson, Sal Albanese, Christine Quinn, John Liu all attended and answered some questions from Sharpton.
They tackled issues such as stop-and-frisk, crime, incarceration, taxes, and more.
The driver of the vehicle that crashed into a building on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning has been arrested.
The driver of the vehicle that crashed into a building on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning has been arrested. Six people were injured including the driver and a passenger. A white colored Nissan jumped the curb before slamming into the East Village Farm store and coming to a stop in a cross-walk.
One bird may have been responsible for several hundred Hoboken residents losing power.
One bird may have been responsible for several hundred Hoboken residents losing power. A spokeswoman for Public Service Electric & Gas says the bird touched a transformer on Clinton Street near Columbus Park Wednesday morning.
June 19 is National Dine Out Day. Restaurants and vendors across the country are contributing a percentage of their revenues for the day to the NJ Relief Fund to benefit Superstorm Sandy victims.
Riders should anticipate some changes but "near normal" service on the Long Island Rail Road for the morning rush. Crews have been working to repair tracks and switches after Monday's derailment.