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NEW YORK | Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

NEW YORK — The hammering and drilling began just months after Jared Kushner‘s family real estate firm bought a converted warehouse apartment building in the hip, Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Tenants say it started early in the morning and went on until nightfall, so loud that it drowned out normal conversation, so violent it rattled … Continue reading NEW YORK | Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

NEW YORK | WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

NEW YORK — Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events. In an email to employees Thursday, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Miguel McKelvey said the company won’t serve pork, poultry or red meat, and it won’t allow employees to expense meals that include those … Continue reading NEW YORK | WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

NEW YORK | Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of ‘Walking Dead’

NEW YORK — Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of “The Walking Dead” and “Talking Dead” while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick. AMC announced Friday that Brown will be “interim guest host” of “The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview Special” on Aug. 5. Brown also will host “Talking … Continue reading NEW YORK | Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of ‘Walking Dead’

NEW YORK | Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

NEW YORK — Noah Syndergaard pitched out of trouble in a rusty return from the disabled list and helped himself with an RBI single as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night. Amed Rosario tripled and doubled, both times over Bryce Harper‘s head in center field, and the Mets won … Continue reading NEW YORK | Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

New York News: Cheektowaga Man, Thomas Cascio Sentenced To 15 Years For Bank Robbery

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX: (716) 551-3051 BUFFALO, N.Y. — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Thomas Cascio, 52, of Cheektowaga, NY, who was convicted following a jury trial of bank robbery, was sentenced to serve 180 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. Assistant U.S. Attorney … Continue reading New York News: Cheektowaga Man, Thomas Cascio Sentenced To 15 Years For Bank Robbery

New York News: Jury Convicts Jamestown Man, Andrew Garner Of Cocaine Conspiracy

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX: (716) 551-3051 BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that a federal jury has convicted Andrew Garner, 37, of Jamestown, N.Y., of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joel … Continue reading New York News: Jury Convicts Jamestown Man, Andrew Garner Of Cocaine Conspiracy

New York News: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition Of Irish Man Who Helped Run The “Silk Road” Website

The Silk Road Website was Responsible for Selling More Than $200 Million in Illegal Narcotics and Other Contraband New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that GARY DAVIS, a/k/a “Libertas,” was extradited from the Republic of Ireland to the United States.  DAVIS was … Continue reading New York News: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition Of Irish Man Who Helped Run The “Silk Road” Website

NEW YORK | Papa John’s starts pulling founder’s image from marketing

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John’s, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a racial slur. Schnatter’s face was off some materials by Friday, though the pizza … Continue reading NEW YORK | Papa John’s starts pulling founder’s image from marketing