Terror Defendant Sentenced

By ANDREW HUGHES An American man who conspired with al Qaeda but later cooperated with government investigators was sentenced to 90 days in prison on Thursday. Bryant Neal Vinas, a…

NY Lawmakers Push T.R.U.M.P. Act

By ISAAC MONTEROSE New York State Senator Brad Hoylman and fellow Democratic legislators recently unveiled  legislation to require any presidential and vice presidential candidate to publicly release the  last five…

Kids Who Make a Difference

By DEIDRA BRISCO Rockefeller Center is best known for its holiday musical featuring the 80 high-kicking Rockettes but on Thursday the theater was filled with 4,000 high-achieving students celebrating “youth empowerment”.…

A Boost for Women Entrepreneurs

By RAYCHELLE BALENTIEN New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray and women entrepreneurs announced Thursday the availability loans of up to $500,000 for low-income minority female entrepreneurs and small business owners.…

Ditmas Park Teacher Cleared of Sex Abuse

Editor's note: This story first appeared at in collaboration with Brooklyn News Service. By LISA FLAUGH A former teacher at a Ditmas Park elementary school was found not guilty on…