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May 21, 2015, 18:08 ET

Dialysis Patients Win Quality Care Fight at NYC Public Hospitals

 Today, the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) cancelled a contract with Big Apple Dialysis Management, LLC, a NYC-area for-profit...

May 21, 2015, 15:03 ET

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Declares a 4.10% Dividend for the First Quarter of 2015

 The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") is pleased to announce that, on May 21, 2015, its Board of Directors ("Board") approved a...

May 21, 2015, 14:40 ET
McDonald's B-Boy Royale II, the city's largest annual breakdance competition, will take place on August 22 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

McDonald's® New York Tri-State Presents McDonald's B-Boy Royale II On August 22

 The independent owners and operators of McDonald's New York Tri-State will present McDonald's B-Boy Royale II, the city's largest annual...

May 21, 2015, 09:30 ET

Harvard Business School Club of New York Pays Tribute To Business And Philanthropic Leaders; Raises Scholarship And Community Assistance Funds

 The Harvard Business School Club of New York (HBSCNY), the largest alumni chapter of Harvard Business School (HBS), last night honored five...

May 20, 2015, 15:29 ET
Bond No. 9's best-kept secret is out: A Refill on Us!

Bond No. 9's best-kept secret is out: Free full-size perfume refills!

At Bond No. 9, we keep secrets.  Some of them, we'll never divulge—like the formulas for our celebrated, award-winning eaux de parfum,...

May 20, 2015, 08:28 ET

AARP NY 'High Anxiety' Survey: Gen Xers Out-Worry Boomers in Retirement Savings Crisis

 New York is heading toward a retirement savings crisis that could deprive millions of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers of financial independence in...

May 19, 2015, 09:29 ET
Ronald McDonald House New York 23rd Annual Gala Honorees Emanuel "Manny" Chirico and Keith S. Sherin.

Ronald McDonald House® New York's 23rd Annual Gala Raises $6 Million

 Ronald McDonald House New York celebrated its 23rd Annual Gala last night at the Waldorf Astoria New York Ballroom with a star-studded guest...

May 15, 2015, 11:22 ET
Gene Nicotra, General Manager at New York's Hotel Pennsylvania, awards Ruben Hernandez for his heroic efforts

Hero Hotel Worker Saves Life of Guest Having Heart Attack in New York City

A quick thinking hotel Security Supervisor at New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is being hailed a hero after he saved the life of a man suffering a...

May 14, 2015, 12:07 ET

Habitat NYC Opens New York City's First Ever ReStore

Habitat for Humanity New York City will cut the ribbon on the first ever ReStore location in New York City on June 13. The Habitat NYC ReStore has...

May 11, 2015, 17:37 ET
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New York REIT Announces Operating Results for the Year End 2014 and the First Quarter 2015

New York REIT, Inc. (NYSE: NYRT) ("NYRT"), a real estate investment trust ("REIT") focused on acquiring, owning and operating commercial real...

May 11, 2015, 09:00 ET

Health Republic Insurance of New York Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

 Health Republic Insurance of New York (Health Republic), the fastest growing new health plan start-up in New York, has hired industry veteran...

May 08, 2015, 10:17 ET

Nurses Will Not Be Silenced About Safe Staffing

Registered Nurses at Montefiore Medical Center's Weiler Hospital in the Bronx were threatened with arrest and escorted out of the hospital today...

May 07, 2015, 17:56 ET
DLD New York City: Live streaming and lederhosen

DLD New York City: diretta streaming e Lederhosen

"New York è la città delle città, nella quale passeremo due giorni ad affinare i sensi e ad approfondire i temi di DLD". Così...

May 07, 2015, 17:54 ET
DLD New York City: Live streaming and lederhosen

DLD New York City : Retransmission en direct et musique bavaroise

« New York est l'incarnation même de la ville et c'est ici que nous allons passer deux jours à aiguiser nos sens et à...

May 07, 2015, 17:07 ET

Bronx Nurses Threatened and Removed from Hospital Over Safe Staffing

Registered Nurses at Montefiore Medical Center's Weiler Hospital in the Bronx were threatened with arrest and escorted out of the hospital today...

May 07, 2015, 15:44 ET

Food Bank For New York City Put a Record $141M Back Into the Pockets of Hardworking New Yorkers through Free Tax Assistance Program

Food Bank For New York City, the city's major hunger-relief organization, put a record $141 million in tax refunds and credits back into the...

May 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

CUNY School of Public Health Selected to Evaluate Community Impact by Food Industry-led Hunger and Obesity Effort

The City University of New York School of Public Health (CUNY SPH) has been selected to provide evaluation and external validation of community...

May 07, 2015, 07:28 ET
DLD New York City: Live streaming and lederhosen

DLD New York City: Live Streaming and Lederhosen

"New York is the city of cities, where we want to spend two days sharpening the senses and creating new insights with DLD," host Steffi Czerny...

May 07, 2015, 06:10 ET
Carnegie Corporation of New York announces $3.6 million in grants to fund education and enrichment programs at 18 cultural institutions in greater New York City.

Eighteen Cultural Institutions Receive Support from Carnegie Corporation of New York

 Carnegie Corporation of New York announced $3.6 million in grants today to fund education and enrichment programs in greater New York City....

May 05, 2015, 18:06 ET
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New York REIT, Inc. Sets Earnings Release Date and Webcast for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 and First Quarter 2015

 New York REIT, Inc. ("NYRT" or "the Company") (NYSE: NYRT), a publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust ("REIT") focused on acquiring...