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Aug 18, 2014

New city Veterans' Affairs commissioner aims to help all generations of veterans

Newly-minted city Veterans' Affairs Commissioner Loree Sutton said her respect for the military came as a child listening to the World War II soldiers in her own family...

Aug 18, 2014

Loree Sutton, last key de Blasio appointment, to serve as NYC commissioner of veterans' affairs

A retired U.S. Army brigadier general and psychiatrist will serve as New York City's new commissioner of veterans' affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. Loree Sutton is among the last of de Blasio's major administration appointments, nearly... #Iraq #Egypt #Saudi Arabia #Kuwait #Okinawa #United States Military Academy

Aug 13, 2014

Bratton meets with taxi drivers group after shootings

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton met with the New York Federation of Taxi Drivers Wednesday, a day after a second livery cab driver in a week was shot and killed. Both cab drivers were both gunned down on a Tuesday in the Bronx, police said. But the ... #Bill Bratton #Fernando Mateo

Aug 14, 2014

Hal Steinbrenner: Yankees expect A-Rod back next season

Let the countdown begin. With Alex Rodriguez's suspension up after this season, Hal Steinbrenner Wednesday said for the first time that the Yankees fully expect him back in uniform for 2015. "That's what he's planning for,'' Steinbrenner said. "And t... #New York Yankees #Brian Cashman #George Steinbrenner III

Aug 12, 2014

Officials tout mass transit to handle convention crowds

Where Brooklyn at? Well, from Manhattan, you can take the Nos. 2 and 3 from the West Side, the No. 4 and 5 trains from the East Side or the B and Q trains from midtown. Those trains run right through Barclays Center, where New York officials want to ... #North Carolina #Madison Square Garden, NY #MTA #Bill Bratton #New York City Transit Authority #Chuck Schumer #Brooklyn, NY

Aug 11, 2014

MacArthur Airport to tout convenience in Nassau Coliseum advertisements

Long Island MacArthur Airport plans to start advertising at Nassau Coliseum in the hopes of convincing hockey fans and national television audiences that the Ronkonkoma airport is an easy alternative to those in New York City. The Islip Town Board un... #National Hockey League #New York Islanders #Nassau Coliseum #Islip, NY #Long Island, NY #Ronkonkoma, NY #Westbury, NY #Allegiant Air

Aug 11, 2014

Robert G. Wright, former Suffolk police detective, dies at 78

Robert G. Wright, with his signature coifed hair and dapper style, embodied confidence no matter the occasion: from the dance floor, a la Fred Astaire, to the streets as a Suffolk County police detective and Estee Lauder's right-hand man for security... #Florida #Johnny Carson #Fred Astaire #Suffolk County Police #George Wright

Aug 04, 2014

David Stern set to enter basketball's Hall of Fame

(AP) -- David Stern remembers the days when an NBA staff that numbered about two dozen was just trying to keep some teams in existence long enough to get them on national TV. Now the former commissioner looks at a league whose 1980 championship serie... #David Stern #Michael Jordan #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Collegiate Athletic Association #Larry Bird #Magic Johnson #Gary Williams #P J Carlesimo #Alonzo Mourning #Nolan Richardson #Mitch Richmond #Basketball Hall of Fame #Adam Silver

Aug 11, 2014

Crime waits for no man: Met chief stops interview to personally make arrest

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe breaks off from BBC radio spot in Tottenham to help minicab driver chase down alleged thief It might have been a long time since the Metropolitan police commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe , was a beat officer but old habits s... #David Stern #Michael Jordan #National Basketball Association #ESPN #National Collegiate Athletic Association #Larry Bird #Magic Johnson #Gary Williams #P J Carlesimo #Alonzo Mourning #Nolan Richardson #Mitch Richmond #Basketball Hall of Fame #Adam Silver

Aug 09, 2014

Cuomo signs bill greenlighting lower New York City speed limit

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Saturday signed a bill allowing New York City to drop its default speed limit to 25 mph from 30, a plan traffic officials said could reduce the number of pedestrian deaths. Cuomo was joined at a signing ceremony at the Jacob K... #Andrew Cuomo #Jacob K. Javits Convention Center #Broadway, NY #New York, NY