Here are some local events to check out
- Trump probe not limited to Daniels payment, Manhattan DA says
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. made his clearest statement yet that a grand jury probe into Donald Trump goes beyond investigating 2016 payments to porn star Stormy Daniels. Vance on... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Museums get green-light to reopen, but gyms remain shut
New York City museums and aquariums, as well as bowling alleys across the state, are getting the green light to open again, while the state will soon release guidance for indoor gyms to reopen one... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Landlord wants Paris Baguette to serve up dough for $217K in unpaid rent
Pastry chain Paris Baguette owes $217,000 in back rent for a Koreatown outpost, and its landlord says it's time to fork over the dough, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in New York State Supreme... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Construction safety training deadline should be delayed to next year, lawmakers say
The deadline for construction workers to complete their 40 hours of safety training should be pushed back from Sept. 1 to next March because of the pandemic, according to a group of... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Return to office will be much slower than expected, survey says
Only a third of the city's workforce will return to their desks by the end of the year, according to a survey of the city's top employers. Major city landlords had initially set their sights on a... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Billions in the red, the MTA is hiring as watchdog group raises alarm
Facing a shortfall of more than $3 billion this year and more than $5 billion next year is no time for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to be hiring, the budgetary watchdog group Citizens... To view the full story, click the title link.
- NJ wins ruling to issue up to $9.9 billion debt for crisis
Governor Phil Murphy can sell as much as $9.9 billion in debt to plug a revenue hole from the coronavirus, New Jersey’s highest court ruled amid a looming budget deadline and as states across the... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Most of the city's virus checkpoints on Staten Island
New York City officials have been focusing nearly exclusively on Staten Island for the city's Covid-19 checkpoints, with authorities stopping more than 1,350 vehicles to register travelers returning... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Rebound in retail sales slowed in July amid virus’s surge
The rebound in U.S. retail sales slowed in July by more than expected, indicating a surge in coronavirus cases and still-high unemployment cooled the economic recovery. The value of retail... To view the full story, click the title link.
- Twin beams of light won't shine during 9/11 tribute in NYC
Twin beams of light representing the World Trade Center towers won't be beamed into the sky during this year's memorial of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City because of concerns about the... To view the full story, click the title link.
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