A nearly stationary frontal boundary combined with a hot and humid air mass sparked some thunderstorms on Monday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for northeast New Jersey, most of southeast New York, and a small portion of southern Connecticut until 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
The governor has nominated Sarah Feinberg as chair of the MTA board and Janno Lieber as CEO of the MTA. They will replace Patrick Foye, who has held both titles for just over two years.
In light of the risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic, New York now allows any registered voter to request an absentee ballot. Here is what you need to know.
The health department in Putnam County is warning people who shopped at a grocery store in Carmel that they could have been exposed to the coronavirus.
Several counties in New York entered the first phase of the state's four-part reopening process Tuesday. In the meantime, New York City has hired 1,700 coronavirus contact tracers, a crucial step to getting the city closer to meeting the reopening requirements.
Nassau, Suffolk, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties will take their first steps toward a return to a kind of "normalcy."
New York state police say a teenager arrested on rape and sexual abuse charges posted the assault on social media.
The Buddhist Association of the United States President Bhikkhu Bodhi was ordained as a Buddhist monk nearly 50 years ago while living in Sri Lanka. And before 1973, Jeffery Block, as Bhikkhu Bodhi was then known, lived in Borough Park, Brooklyn, where he grew up in a secular Jewish family.
In the quiet Hamlet of Mahopac one person takes swings in an otherwise quiet facility while another throws pitches alone.