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Council considers killing the tax-collection machine Rudy Giuliani built

October 23 | Peter Senzamici and Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Oct. 22 by THE CITY. Sign up here to get the latest stories from THE CITY delivered to you each morning. New York’s pandemic pause on a program that sells unpaid city property debts to investors has community advocates calling to scrap the Giuliani-era approach altogether. The annual tax […]

LIRR employees save passenger on tracks at East NY station

October 22 | Editorial Staff

Five Long Island Rail Road employees who worked together to save the life of a passenger who had fallen onto the tracks at the railroad’s East New York station on Oct. 21 were honored on Thursday by LIRR President Phil Eng. All five employees – Gregory Hartley, Kevin Rattigan, Larry Woods, Stacy Augustine and Shelwyn […]

Brooklyn man charged with double homicide picks up third murder charge

September 15 | Rob Abruzzese

A 47-year-old man from East New York picked up a third murder charge, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Monday, after the man was previously charged with two other homicides in July. Charles Hernandez was arrested in July for allegedly killing two people on June 27 — Choiko Thompson, a 23-year-old, and Stephanie Perkins, a […]

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