Loquacious Mayor Ignores Reporters

By JODI-ANN MALARBE Mayor Bill De Blasio helped feed the celebrants of the Jewish New Year in Brooklyn on Thursday, but avoided feeding the maw of local reporters hungry for…

Lights, Camera, Action?

By MARIE FIERO Film execs and members of the public took opposite sides before a joint hearing of two City Council committees on Thursday in a debate over a measure…

Wagner Students Relieved over Ban of Prof

By DANIELLE KOGAN Students of Wagner College expressed relief on Thursday after the indefinite ban of 77-year-old Psychology professor Richard Brower, who allegedly threatened students with gun violence in a…

Riders and Pols Protest Bus Service Cuts

By MAKEET FINCH City Officials and transit advocates from The Riders Alliance Group protested on Thursday against MTA service cuts to several bus lines throughout the city, gathering in a…

Local Pols Push for ‘Rank Voting’

By KEVIN LIMITI A group of local politicians pushed on Thursday to implement rank voting in local elections, an electoral overhaul that would allow voters to rank their preferred candidates,…

Dolan Backs Closing Rikers

By NICHOLAS WILLIAMS Cardinal Timothy Dolan led a group of prominent religious leaders on Thursday calling for the closure of Rikers Island prison at a press conference in front of…

ISIS Terror Case in Brooklyn Court

By JODI-ANN MALARBE A defendant accused of supporting the Islamic State faced a judge on Thursday in a pre-trial conference designed to set the ground rules for the upcoming terrorism…

CUNY Group Advises Aspiring Citizens

By FRITZNER NEPTUNE Officials connected to a CUNY-led effort to ease the path to citizenship urged aspiring citizens to apply quickly before the federal government changes fee waiver rules. New…