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Mayor Bill de Blasio announces “scaled back” New Year Eve celebration in Times Square

I.S. Saluja NEW YORK CITY (TIP): New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, on December 23, announced plans for a “scaled back” New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square with fewer revelers and mask requirements, […]

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Jackson Heights Merchants’ Association Diwali Mela draws big crowds

Weather forecast predicted doom with heavy rain around the same time as the Diwali Mela was to be held on the 74th Street, aka Kalpana Chawla Way, in busy Jackson Heights. But it was sheer […]

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New York Auto Show Canceled Over COVID Delta Variant Concerns

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The delta variant of coronavirus forced organizers to once again pump the brakes on the New York International Auto Show.”It is with great disappointment that the upcoming 2021 New York International […]

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Calls to resign grow even as a defiant Cuomo denies allegations

President, lawmakers call for Cuomo’s resignation over sexual harassment report WASHINGTON / NEW YORK (TIP): U.S. President Joe Biden, along with lawmakers in the House and Senate, on Tuesday, August 3, called for New York […]

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MAYOR DE BLASIO AND CHANCELLOR PORTER ANNOUNCE RECORD NUMBER OF 3-K FOR ALL OFFERS

33,000 families receive 3-K for All offers as program expands across all 32 community school districts NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter, on June 30, announced 33,131 families […]

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NYC PARKS TO REOPEN 13 RECREATION CENTERS TO MEMBERS MONDAY, JUNE 14

NEW HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES TO BE IN PLACE NEW YORK (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP announced on June 10 that on Monday, June 14, the first […]

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Fourth Of July Fireworks Poised for Full NYC Return: Mayor de Blasio

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Expect more fireworks as New York City marks its first Fourth of July under newly lifted coronavirus restrictions. An announcement is coming soon about the return of Macy’s annual July 4 […]

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New York mayor envisions full reopening by July 1

NEW YORK (TIP): New York City aims to “fully reopen” on July 1 after more than a year of closures and capacity restrictions, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, April 29, citing satisfactory progress […]

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On the Earth Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio commits to 100% electric school bus fleet by 2035 

City will phase in 75 electric school buses over the next two years; To support citywide electric vehicle adoption, the administration will expand legislation that requires all new parking lots include EV charging infrastructure NEW […]

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United States

De Blasio Administration launches NYC National Service Support Center

New York Mets and the NYC National Service Leadership Council hosted “National Service Night” at Citi Field to recognize impact of service year members in NYC NEW YORK CITY, NY(TIP): NYC Service announced, April 4, […]

Americas

NYC CREATES COLLEGE VETERANS CONSORTIUM:VETERANS ON CAMPUS-NYC

John Jay, Fordham & NYC Department of Veterans’ Services Helm The Initiative Plans to Launch “The Salute Awards” During Veterans Week 2017 NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Veterans’ Services Commissioner Loree […]

Americas

Times Square car crash: Driver was US Navy veteran, had ‘history of drunk driving’

NEW YORK (TIP): One person died and 12 others injured when a car plowed into pedestrians in New York’s busy Times Square today, with authorities saying the driver of the vehicle, a US Navy veteran, has a criminal […]

Americas

1 dead as car hits crowd at Times Square

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): A vehicle that ploughed into pedestrians at Times Square in New York City on Thursday, May 18. One woman died and 22 others injured when a car ploughed into pedestrians in New York’s busy Times Square today, with authorities saying the driver […]

(L to R)-Steve Wilhelm, Arish Sahani, Mayor Bill De Blasio, Acarya Vimaleshananda Avadhuta, Acarya Abhiramananda Avadhuta
Indian Americans

Ananda Marg presents proposal for the Homeless to Mayor

BROOKLYN, NY (TIP): Ananda Marga is a socio-spiritual organization founded in India in 1955 by the philosopher and spiritual master Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. On occasion of the meeting of Indian Business Leaders at the residence […]

Harkirat Singh, a Sikh taxi driver, was assaulted, called names and robbed of his religious turban in the Bronx while trying to collect a fare.
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Sikh Cabbie assaulted by drunken passengers in New York

NYPD investigating if it was a hate crime Mayor de Blasio and Indian Consulate express concern NEW YORK (TIP): A drunken passenger roughed up a Sikh cabbie and snatched the turban off his head in […]

United States

Moms, Dads, Students: Know Your Rights

Too many of our public school students and their families are living in fear. They don’t know how new immigration policies coming from Washington might affect them. They worry about what might happen if Immigration […]

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Interactive ‘NYC Love your Local’ Initiative to Celebrate Independent, Neighborhood Businesses and Offer $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop has announced the launch of ‘NYC Love Your Local,’ a new initiative to celebrate and promote the diverse, […]

Dr. Pankaj Patel, of New Springville, is the head of the psychiatry department at Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, where he oversees, among other things, a five-bed children’s unit, out-patient and in-patient units, detoxification units, and programs that feed in from the state Department of Motor Vehicles. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein)
Indian Americans

Indian American among 15 appointed to NY City Community Services Board

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Indian American Dr. Pankaj Patel, a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences at Richmond University Medical Center is one of the 15 appointed […]

United States

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces winners of 34th Annual Awards for Excellence in Design

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Public Design Commission President Signe Nielsen and Executive Director of the Commission Justin Moore announced, November 16 the winners of the Annual Awards for Excellence in […]

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Politics

Mayor Bill de Blasio offers to work with Trump on conditions

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio, November 10 said that he was clear about the areas that he was prepared to work with President-elect Trump on for the good of the people of […]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray (right), enjoy a lighter moment as Waris Ahluwalia (right), Actor, Designer, Model speaks on the occasion Photo/ Jay Mandal/On Assignment
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New York City Mayor Hosts a Diwali Reception at his Official Residence

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): A beautiful evening. A well-dressed gathering to celebrate Diwali at Gracie Mansion, New York City Mayor’s official residence by the waterfront. It was a perfect setting for a great celebration. And the […]

United States

Yet another hate crime – A Queens businesswoman: Nazma Khanam killed

QUEENS, NEW YORK(TIP): In what apparently is a hate crime, a previous life was lost in Queens. Nazma Khanam, a businesswoman died after she was attacked in Jamaica Hills. Mayor Bill de Blasio condoling her […]

A highly revered Muslim priest MaulanaAkonjee(left) and one of his associates were dead in broad daylight in Queens, New York, August 13. A New York man, Oscar Morel (right) has been charged with the double murder of a Imam and his friend.
United States

Man charged with shooting dead US Imam and friend

NEW YORK (TIP): New York Police said late on Monday, August 15, that Oscar Morel, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder over the deaths of Imam Maulana Akonjee, 55, and Thara Uddin, […]

United States

NYCEDC Seeks New Tenant for Hunts Point Food Distribution Center

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified food manufacturing, wholesale and/or distribution companies to lease 2.18 acres including a […]

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NYCEDC Seeks New Tenant for Hunts Point Food Distribution Center

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified food manufacturing, wholesale and/or distribution companies to lease 2.18 acres including a built 27,000 square foot […]