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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:09:43 GMTJeanette Lilly Hunt, who owns a home in Camden, N.J., where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived while attending a seminary. She hopes that it can be preserved in his honor.Jeanette Lilly Hunt, 85, said she considered the young “M.L. King” a member of the family when he lived in her home while attending a seminary.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:00:29 GMTMayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. He is refocusing his strategy to solicit donations for his re-election campaign.Facing federal and state inquiries surrounding his fund-raising practices, Mayor Bill de Blasio has shifted his re-election strategies.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:00:15 GMTThe parents of Ramarley Graham, Constance Malcolm, center, and Frank Graham, far right, in March after learning that federal prosecutors would not pursue criminal charges against the police officer who fatally shot their son in 2012.A disciplinary trial will begin on Tuesday for Officer Richard Haste, who shot an unarmed man, Ramarley Graham, in his home in 2012.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:43:41 GMTTaxis during the commuter rush in Midtown Manhattan. Yellow cabs have lost significant ground in the city to a growing fleet of black cars summoned by apps like Uber and Lyft.Facing growing competition from ride-hailing apps, taxis are struggling to remain relevant to a generation of digital-minded New Yorkers.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:00:23 GMTJoannie became a victim of sex trafficking after she ran away from home at 17. She said she hoped her story would help other girls in her situation.Joannie’s case is a familiar one to prosecutors in the Bronx, who see runaway girls advertised for sex on Backpage.com.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:01:21 GMTSarah Heming has assembled a collection of works by her father, Mark, that will be shown at the Outsider Art Fair.Mark Heming never took art classes, but he could capture the emotion in people’s faces. He showed his work just once in his lifetime. Now, his daughter will show it to New York.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:43:08 GMTA still of Marilyn Monroe filming “The Seven Year Itch” on the Upper East Side from the found footage of Jules Schulback, a furrier and avid taker of home movies.That film image of Ms. Monroe’s skirt rising high in a gust of air? It’s a reshoot of a discarded and more risqué scene seldom seen until now.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:00:15 GMTVisitors take advantage of the ping-pong tables at the Korean American Senior Center of Corona in Queens.A study of more than 200 senior centers in the five boroughs found sharp inconsistencies in the amounts paid by the city to the nonprofit groups operating them.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 02:00:06 GMTAt a quarantine center in Queens for cats exposed to a rare strain of avian flu, workers must wear full protective gear at all times, even playtime.A warehouse in Queens is a temporary home for the animals sickened with an illness that was thought to have been eradicated years ago.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:00:23 GMTInside the new Adidas store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, where the attitude is relaxed.The crowds at the new Adidas and Nike superstores are not inclined to sweat.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:31:32 GMTCarmelo Anthony, responding to an online column critical of his play, discussed the possibility of being traded.Anthony responded to an online column, written by a former colleague of the team president Phil Jacksons’s, that said the Knicks had nothing to gain by keeping Anthony on the team.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 01:00:01 GMTA woman departs from her usual practice when a newsstand vendor tries to strike up a conversation.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:43:45 GMT“It’s been a grind trying to keep the confidence up to find my place,” the Islanders’ Andrew Ladd said.Ladd, a high-priced free agent who signed a seven-year deal in the summer, struggled as the Islanders endured a rocky first half of the season.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:00:13 GMTLinda Ragoo, 78, was partly paralyzed after a stroke in 2003, but the stroke didn’t affect her ability to laugh off life’s setbacks.Linda Ragoo, a beneficiary of Neediest Cases, has a variety of health issues that she combats with the laughter that frames her positive personality.