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  • 700 NYC Teachers Paid To Do Nothing

    700 NYC Teachers Paid To Do Nothing
    Hundreds of New York City public school teachers accused of offenses ranging from insubordination to sexual misconduct are being paid their full salaries to sit around all day playing Scrabble, surfing the Internet or just staring at the wall, if that's...
  • The New York bodega fights for its life

    The 7 a.m. sun gleams off the windows of this East Harlem bodega, as its owner, Julio Pimentel, unlocks the door and steps behind the counter that separates him from customers. He switches on a fan and tunes the radio to a Spanish station, and merengue...
  • "A Blue Hand" by Deborah Baker

    By Wendy Smith nyone familiar with "In Extremis," her Pulitzer Prize-nominated biography of poet Laura Riding, knows Deborah Baker has little interest in conventional lives or conventional narrative. Her new book, "A Blue Hand," which mostly follows...
  • Motivational Speaker Found Strangled, Stabbed In Harlem

    Motivational Speaker Found Strangled, Stabbed In Harlem
    A professional motivational speaker from Long Island was found dead in an apparent homicide inside his parked car in East Harlem Thursday morning, hours after he was reportedly seen buying condoms. Jeffrey Locker of North Woodmere was found strangled and...
  • LI Motivational Speaker Murdered by Prostitute for Debit Card PIN

    LI Motivational Speaker Murdered by Prostitute for Debit Card PIN
    A married, motivational speaker murdered in Harlem this week went to a housing project to meet up with a prostitute, who turned on him and robbed him, according to written reports. Jeff Locker was found in his parked, 2007 Dodge Magnum in East Harlem...
  • NYPD Officer Dodges Charges In Fellow-Cop Shooting

    NYPD Officer Dodges Charges In Fellow-Cop Shooting
    A New York City policeman who fatally shot another officer on a dark street in Harlem will not face criminal charges, the Manhattan district attorney announced Thursday. After hearing from 20 witnesses and examining 68 documents, a grand jury voted not...
  • Witnesses: Cabbie On Phone When He Struck, Killed Child

    Witnesses: Cabbie On Phone When He Struck, Killed Child
    A cab driver - who was reportedly speeding and talking on his cell phone while making a turn - struck and killed an 8-year-old boy in East Harlem Thursday afternoon, PIX News has learned. The incident occurred on 112th Street and Lexington Ave. around...
  • Unity=Amnesia as Obama moves rightward

     
    Party unity means never having to say you're sorry - or that you even remember what you might have been sorry about. John Edwards, the former North Carolina senator who ran to the left of Barack Obama in the......
  • Mr. Edwards comes to East Harlem

     
    Dan Janison spent the morning with John Edwards and City Councilman Bill deBlasio in NYC, and sends along the attempted picture at left (Edwards is the one with the open collar and pronounced "v" in his sportcoat, deBlasio the......
  • On the town: Gov's guys hit Rao's in E. Harlem

     
    Was that really Gov. David Paterson???s top aide, Secretary Charles O???Byrne, and Deputy Secretary for Public Safety Michael Balboni, among the half-dozen seated one of the 11 tables at the famously exclusive Rao???s restaurant in East Harlem Thursday...
  • Pelosi: Ethics? What ethics? I'm the speaker

     
    Out to prove that Congressional Democrats in the Age of Obama will display the same ethical decreptitude that stalwarts like Tom DeLay brought to the table, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has apparently decided she doesn't need to hear from......
  • State courts: Leader Lippman's Lack link

     
    Just happens that an old ally of Court of Claims Judge James J. Lack, referenced here and here, will be sworn in and will take over as the state's chief judge on Wednesday. In recent days Wayne Barrett at the......