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College Student Dies After Being Hit by 2 Cabs in Yorkville, Police Say

Kelly Gordon, 22, was crossing York Avenue when two taxis hit her, police said.

Yorkville »

City Unveils Plan for Pedestrian Safety Improvements on UES

The plan would shorten crosswalks and add pedestrian islands on First and York avenues. 

Upper East Side »

'Sopranos' Actor Takes Band From Grocery Store to Big Stage

Dominic Chianese, who plays at an Upper East Side market, will perform at the 92nd Street Y this week.

Upper East Side »

Handful of Upper East Siders Blast Cancer Center as 'Vanity' Project

A small group protested the future site of the planned college and hospital complex in Yorkville.

New Brighton »

Two Men Wanted for String of Burglaries on Staten Island

Tylek Brooks, 17, and Shaquan Williams, 23, burglarized seven homes in Staten Island, cops said.

Upper East Side »

85-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck by SUV on Upper East Side, Police Say

Richard Griffin, 85, was hit at York Avenue and East 69th Street, officials said.

Yorkville »

Luxe Yorkville Building Slapped for Burying Sidewalk Under Trash

A luxury building at York Avenue is covering the sidewalk in trash, sanitation officials said.

Upper East Side »

Fire Breaks Out at Upper East Side Apartment Building

The fire at 427 E. 80th Street spread from the basement all the way to the roof, the FDNY said.

Upper East Side »

Firefighter Seriously Injured Battling Upper East Side Blaze

Three firefighters and two residents were injured in an East 88th Street apartment fire, the FDNY said.

East Harlem »

City Crackdown Shutters Illegal Hotels

The city stepped up its enforcement of illegal hotels in 2011 after a new law went into effect.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fire Breaks Out in Vacant Upper East Side Building

The blaze began inside a vacant apartment at 413 E. 90th Street about 1:15 p.m., the FDNY said.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Occupy Wall Street Targets Sotheby's

Protesters from Occupy Wall Street are supporting the picketing union workers of Sotheby's, by infiltrating the auction house's sales events.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Former DOE Official Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison in Sexual Torture Case

Laurence Harvey, 47, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for a brutal domestic sexual abuse case, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Suspicious Package Forces Evacuation of Sotheby's

Officials shut down a portion of York Avenue in front of Sotheby's on Monday morning after the auction house reported that a suspicious package had been dumped in front of the building.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Hurricane Irene Creates New Pond in Carl Schurz Park

Rainwater collected after Hurricane Irene to create a picturesque pond in the middle of Carl Schurz Park.

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