New York Times strike: Union leaders blast leadership, claim racial discrimination amid calls for pay rises

Employees at The New York Times staged a day-long strike on Thursday as the NewsGuild refused to work, claiming staff reviews discriminated against minorities, and demanding raises and a wage floor. A huge rally took place just outside the 40th Street entrance of the Times headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. Guild members wore red in solidarity, … Read more

Second and third teams and honorable mention lists

Here are the All-Western New York Football second and third teams and honorable mentions as selected by The Buffalo News with input from coaches and talent evaluators: Members of the 2022 All-Western New York First Team Offense and Defense as selected by The Buffalo News, with input from coaches and talent evaluators… QB: Noah Willoughby, … Read more

New York Artist Brings Gingerbread Lane to Essex Market – NBC New York

What you should know Jon Lovitch has been building gingerbread houses from homemade edible ingredients for over 25 years. Since 2015, building gingerbread house displays has become the former professional chef’s full-time job. Lovitch holds the Guinness World Record for most gingerbread houses in one exhibition: a whopping 1,251 houses. A record from 2017. It … Read more

Gov. Hochul announces groundbreaking for the Metro-North Penn Station Access Project to bring four new stations to the Bronx

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said: “The Penn Station Access project is a win for Westchester residents living along the Sound Shore. The introduction of a single-seat ride to Penn Station, opening greater access to jobs, education and health care for the first time ever, will improve commuting, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and increase the … Read more

New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer declares war on New York City’s congestion charging plan

TEANECK, NJ (WABC) — One of the most outspoken critics of New York City’s introduction of congestion charges is vowing to introduce new laws against the plan. New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer says if the proposed $23 midtown Manhattan ride tax goes through, he will introduce legislation to prevent federal dollars from going to the … Read more

Man arrested for hitting baseball bat on sidewalk in New York and quickly released on bail

Baseball bat attack in Hamilton Heights The NYPD is searching for the suspect who assaulted a man with a baseball bat in Upper Manhattan last week. NEW YORK – A man caught on camera brutally assaulting a man with a baseball bat in Upper Manhattan is back on the streets after posting $7,500 bail less … Read more