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A New Leader for a Troubled New Jersey Transit

A New Leader for a Troubled New Jersey Transit

Kevin Corbett, a top executive at a global construction and engineering firm, is set to be the executive director of New Jersey Transit.

Adding Personal Flourishes to 112 Square Feet of Paradise

Adding Personal Flourishes to 112 Square Feet of Paradise

On weekends at the Silver Gull Beach Club, Marianne Fezza, third from left, pours a strawberry daiquiri into a huge glass and shares it with her neighbors.

‘Unbearable’ Noise and Dust: Kushner Companies Accused of Driving Out Tenants in Brooklyn Building

‘Unbearable’ Noise and Dust: Kushner Companies Accused of Driving Out Tenants in Brooklyn Building

The Kushner Companies bought 184 Kent Avenue in 2015, when there were 316 rent-protected tenants in the building; by June of this year, 71 were left.

A Troubled Bridge Over Kew Gardens

A Troubled Bridge Over Kew Gardens

Residents of Kew Gardens, Queens, are worried about the fate of its rickety railroad bridge, a hub of this bedroom community.

The Chancellor Saved a Failing Harlem School, but Can It Be Fixed?

The Chancellor Saved a Failing Harlem School, but Can It Be Fixed?

At Wadleigh’s middle school, not a single student passed the state math test in 2015, 2016 or 2017, but community leaders argued to keep it alive.

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on Fraud Charges

Assemblywoman Pamela Harris, who represents parts of Brooklyn, was indicted on fraud charges Tuesday.

A New Jersey Town Actually Adds Beach Parking. And It’s on the Beach.

A New Jersey Town Actually Adds Beach Parking. And It’s on the Beach.

A new tunnel under the boardwalk in Wildwood, N.J., leads drivers to a parking area on the beach.

A Photo of a Bag, and a Fresh Push for Clues in Central Park Blast

A Photo of a Bag, and a Fresh Push for Clues in Central Park Blast

Connor Golden, who was 18 when he was injured by an explosion in Central Park, had his leg amputated below the knee and now uses a prosthesis. He is working this summer as a canoe guide in Minnesota.

Guilty, Again: Dean Skelos, Former Senate Leader, Is Convicted of Corruption in Retrial

Guilty, Again: Dean Skelos, Former Senate Leader, Is Convicted of Corruption in Retrial

Dean Skelos was found guilty of wielding his political clout to pressure business executives to send his son around $300,000 for a patchwork of no-show or low-show jobs.

From Hollywood to Public Office: Cynthia Nixon Tests a Role Played by Men

From Hollywood to Public Office: Cynthia Nixon Tests a Role Played by Men

Cynthia Nixon, in her bid to become governor of New York, is trying to accomplish what few female celebrities have even tried: bridging the gap from Hollywood to public office.

Close-Up View of ‘The Night Alive’

Close-Up View of ‘The Night Alive’

Kevin O’Rourke as Tommy and Molly Carden as Aimee in “The Night Alive.”

Weather and Visiting Senator Steal the Show at de Blasio Inauguration

Weather and Visiting Senator Steal the Show at de Blasio Inauguration

New York police officers watched over the crowd on Monday before Mayor Bill de Blasio was sworn into office during a ceremony at City Hall plaza.

Ivana Trump Wants to Talk Diet, Not Donald

Ivana Trump Wants to Talk Diet, Not Donald

Gianluca Mech and Ivana Trump snacking on one of the products from Mr. Mech’s diet line at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan on Tuesday.

Review: ‘West Side Story’ Returns to Paper Mill Playhouse After 25 Years

Review: ‘West Side Story’ Returns to Paper Mill Playhouse After 25 Years

The Paper Mill Playhouse’s revival of “West Side Story” stays faithful to the musical’s original choreography by Jerome Robbins.

A Shadow System Feeds Segregation in New York City Schools

A Shadow System Feeds Segregation in New York City Schools

At Beacon High School in Manhattan, applicants must have an average above 90 and 3s and 4s on their state tests to gain admission. Sixty percent of its students are white or Asian, about double the percentage of those groups in the system overall.

‘It Has to Start Somewhere’: Grass-Roots Drive to Integrate New York Schools

‘It Has to Start Somewhere’: Grass-Roots Drive to Integrate New York Schools

At the Booker T. Washington Middle School, less than a quarter of the students are black or Hispanic, in a district where children from those groups make up half the population.


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