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‘Love, Rick’: Teacher’s Letters Track an Attempted Seduction

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:08:16 GMT

“It has haunted me all these years,” said Jane Marion. “I see pictures of this young person that I was, and I wish I could tell her, ‘Run the other way!’”A teacher named in the Choate sex abuse report had earlier corresponded with a Phillips Academy student — using flattery, romance and threats.

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Jim Johnson Delves Into His Personal History as Candidate for Governor

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:58:27 GMT

Jim Johnson is making his first run for political office in New Jersey’s Democratic primary for governor.Mr. Johnson says he has built his campaign for governor of New Jersey on the core values of the civil rights movement — justice and equality.

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Seeking Republican Nod for Mayor, an Assemblywoman Moderates Her Image

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:44:26 GMT

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Paul J. Massey Jr., both candidates for mayor of New York, at the Metropolitan Republican Club’s annual dinner in Midtown Manhattan on Monday night.Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is positioning herself as an antithesis to Mayor Bill de Blasio, even as she tries to distance herself from President Trump.

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Half of U.S. Babies With Zika-Related Defects Were Born in New York

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:41:13 GMT

An image of an Aedes aegypti mosquito, carrier of the Zika virus, on display at a New York City Health Department laboratory.New data from the health department reveals that 32 infants were born in the city to 402 women infected with the virus, all in travel-related cases.

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New York Democrats See Special Election Win as Good Sign for ’18

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:48:09 GMT

Christine Pellegrino, a Democrat, on Tuesday. She defeated her Republican opponent in a special legislative election in the Ninth Assembly District on Long Island.Christine Pellegrino’s victory in an Assembly district that President Trump claimed easily is among the elections attracting attention as potential harbingers for next year’s midterms.

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Day Trip: What Awaits in New Haven? Pizza, Yes, and Brains in Jars

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:46:49 GMT

Tumor-afflicted human brains, preserved and on display at the Cushing Center in New Haven.Visit this college town, a two-hour train trip from Grand Central Terminal, to learn about the origins of neurosurgery and to take in some classic works of art.

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M.T.A. Adds Funding for Expansion Projects Rather Than Subway Fixes

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:11:21 GMT

Subway riders saw significant delays on Wednesday, shortly before the Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved a new funding plan that gives priority to new projects.The new $32.5 billion capital plan increases funding for projects prioritized by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but adds little to improve a subway system plagued by problems.

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A Dignified End for New York’s Forgotten Veterans

Tue, 23 May 2017 21:24:28 GMT

Pallbearers transporting coffins after the memorial service for the veterans Gilfred Sowell, Ernesto Garcia and Cesar Irizarry at the George Werst Funeral Home in Queens, N.Y., this month.Some 50 veterans die poor and alone in New York City each year. A network of former military peers makes sure they receive a dignified send-off with all due ceremony.

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I Was Misinformed: The Crazy Ladies Detective Agency

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:54:12 GMT

If you suspect foul play in your business or personal life, hire a woman whose partner is doing her dirt to get to the bottom of it.

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N.Y.C. Nature: Laughing Gulls, New York’s Handsome Scavengers

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:47:41 GMT

Laughing gulls in Jamaica Bay. With a wingspan measuring a little more than a yard, the bird is considered a medium-size gull.The birds, longtime residents of Jamaica Bay, are beautiful and industrious characters on the summer shoreline.

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New York Today: New York Today: Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:46:59 GMT

President John F. Kennedy in his famed Oval Office rocking chair.Thursday: John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday, Amazon’s first New York City store, and the opening of the Brooklyn-Battery tunnel.

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Summer in the Hamptons: Eleven Madison Park and Uber (Finally!) Are Coming to the East End

Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:27 GMT

From the toughest reservation in town to the return of the ride-hailing app, here are six things that Hamptonites will be buzzing about.

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Metropolitan Diary: A Doctor’s Unexpected Call

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:01 GMT

A physician is contacted by his squash partner at a particularly opportune time.

Scouting Report: Let the Memorial Day Countdown Begin

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:56:56 GMT

On Friday, Gurney’s Montauk will open the Fashion Collective at Gurney’s for the season.If you’re heading to the East End of Long Island, you’re in for a retail treat, with a slew of shopping events planned for this weekend.

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Critical Shopper: What Happened to J. Crew?

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:11:21 GMT

J. Crew’s store at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Not long ago, the brand thrived; now the company is in upheaval.How we fell out of love with a company that once showed us how to dress.

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4 Teenagers Stabbed Outside a Manhattan Public School

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:55:02 GMT

The stabbings, outside Public School 35 on 52nd Street near Eighth Avenue, came after a simmering dispute between two students escalated.

Anna Sui Gets a Degree, and Her Due

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:44:21 GMT

Anna Sui at the commencement ceremony with the New School president, David E. Van Zandt, left, and the provost, Tim Marshall.The designer, beloved for her memorable New York shows, has a full-scale retrospective opening this week at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London.

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