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Parents still scrambling for NYC ‘Summer Rising’ program seats

Families were still scrambling Tuesday for seats to New York City’s free summer program for school kids after the initiative re-opened for the season with extra capacity. More than 30 families were turned away in Brooklyn Tuesday morning despite being assigned a site for the popular “Summer Rising” initiative. “I...
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NYPD worker assaulted by man on NYC subway, cops said

An NYPD employee was assaulted on a subway in lower Manhattan by a maniac who shoved her into a pole violently enough to fracture her eye socket, police said Tuesday. The 53-year-old civilian worker had boarded the southbound No. 4 subway at the Fulton Street station around 11 p.m. Monday...
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SEIU 1199 backs Carlina Rivera in crowded Dem primary NY-10

The powerful SEIU 1199 union is throwing its electoral weight behind City Councilwoman Carlina Rivera in the crowded Democratic primary to represent the newly drawn 10th Congressional District straddling lower Manhattan and brownstone Brooklyn, The Post has learned. “It’s a huge get for Carlina Rivera. On the other hand, it...
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Staten Island mom arrested after assaulting school safety agent: NYPD

A Staten Island mom was arrested for allegedly assaulting a safety agent at her children’s school Tuesday morning, police said. Aleena Abrams, 43, was charged with one count of assault after she allegedly grabbed the 35-year-old man in a “bear hug” and threw him to the ground at I.S. 49...
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New Yorkers face alternate side parking’s return

Morningside Heights residents kvetched about the full-time return of alternate side parking this week as New York City returned to twice-a-week street sweeping following a two-year pandemic hiatus. “It sucks man,” said Ricardo Sinclair, 43, an electrician who commutes to Manhattan from Poughkeepsie. “During the pandemic, it was good because people...
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NYPD makes fitness tests easier after increased retirements

Fat, weak and slow is no way to become a cop — or is it? The NYPD dramatically relaxed the fitness requirements to become a city cop amid a record wave of retirements that has the brass desperate for warm bodies to fill the ranks, The Post has learned The...
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Video shows NYC bodega worker allegedly stabbing man to death

Surveillance video captures the moment a Manhattan bodega worker allegedly stabbed a customer to death after the enraged man came around the counter and attacked him over a bag of chips. The worker is first seen on the shocking video tending to customers from behind the counter at the Hamilton...
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Rudy Giuliani undergoes heart stent surgery

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani underwent heart stent surgery Tuesday to open up two clogged arteries, his son, Andrew, and radio partner Maria Ryan said. Giuliani, 78, had been feverishly campaigning around the state for weeks on behalf of his son Andrew Giuliani’s bid for governor, which ended in last week’s primary...
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Taja Abitbol accused of starting fire to land spot on ‘RHONY’

The partner of former Yankees and Mets pitcher David Cone has been accused in a lawsuit of starting a fire at the couple’s Manhattan apartment in a bid to land a role on “The Real Housewives of New York City.” The blaze broke out inside Cone and partner Taja Abitbol’s...
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NYC strip club honcho files for bankruptcy

The show isn’t over just yet for this cabaret owner.  Financially beleaguered jiggle-joint proprietor Robert Gans filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday to save his at least 11-property portfolio from falling to lenders.  Gans’ holdings include the Manhattan adult entertainment establishments Executive Club, in Hell’s Kitchen, and Chelsea’s Scores New York,...
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NYC Mayor Eric Adams cracks down on phony license plates

Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday announced the second Big Apple crackdown on paper license plates and so-called “ghost cars” in as many years, charging that phony tags are used by scofflaws who commit other crimes. “When you see people using these paper plates, many times they are doing something illegal....
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Man, 34, stabbed to death while sleeping in NYC park: NYPD

A man was stabbed to death while sleeping on a park bench in Manhattan, police said. Police responded to West Street and Christopher Street in Hudson River Park at around 4:40 a.m. Tuesday and found the 34-year-old with a gash wound to his stomach, cops said. EMS took the victim...
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Donald Trump will run in 2024 and win, Dick Morris says

Donald Trump is definitely running for president again in 2024 and will easily win the Republican nomination and retake the White House, his self-proclaimed “secret adviser” claims in a provocative new book. Dick Morris, a veteran political consultant who advised Bill Clinton for years, says he served as an unpaid,...
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NYC hotels ban guns following agreement with organized labor

New York City hotels are taking a hard line on firearms in response to the controversial US Supreme Court decision striking down century-old state rules on carrying concealed weapons.   Supporters say keeping guests from packing heat is key to bringing the New York City hospitality sector back to life amid...
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Eric Adams aide mugged at gunpoint in NYC: sources

One of Mayor Eric Adams’ aides was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning while scouting a location in Brooklyn ahead of a planned visit by Hizzoner, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The aide, a civilian member of Adams’ advance team, was mugged by two men who approached him near the intersection...
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I put protester in headlock so I didn’t drop hot dogs

Joey Chestnut laid a brutal headlock on the animal rights protester who stormed the stage during Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest –because he didn’t want to drop the franks in his hands, he told The Post Tuesday. In an interview the day after he inhaled 63 hot dogs at the annual Fourth...
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Shootings soared over 2022 holiday weekend compared to 2021: NYPD

More than 50 people were shot in the Big Apple over the Fourth of July weekend — including 21 gun violence victims on Independence Day alone, according to police. The count of 52 shooting victims between Friday through Monday marked a 62.5% increase from the same period last year, when...
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Two men killed, one wounded in NYC deli shooting

Two men were killed and a third was wounded during a gunfight inside a Brooklyn deli — one of at least 14 shootings to break out in the Big Apple on the Fourth of July, police said Tuesday. Video obtained by The Post shows bullets flying in the Raspberry Deli...
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Joey Chestnut ‘doesn’t feel too great’ after NYC hot dog contest

Joey Chestnut acknowledged Tuesday he “doesn’t feel too great” a day after hoovering up 63 hot dogs while cruising to victory in the annual Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest — but downplayed the post-binge bloat, saying it’s similar to the routine soreness other athletes experience. “I probably smell like...
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Return of alternate side parking has NYC in tight squeeze

Nothing drives frustration like keeping a car on the street in NYC. Alternate side parking has been the scourge of city drivers for the better part of a century — and it’s about to get a whole lot worse. NYC has opted to reinstate two-day-a-week ASP on July 5, after...
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Long Island beaches reopen day after shark attacks lifeguard

Two Long Island beaches reopened Monday morning for the busy Fourth of July holiday after officials were forced to close them to swimmers the day before when a shark attacked a lifeguard. Smith Point and Cupsogue beaches in Suffolk County reopened for swimming at 10 a.m. after lifeguards gave the...
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Hochul scraps Cuomo order that limited not-for-profit execs’ pay

Gov. Kathy Hochul has scrapped an executive order issued by predecessor Andrew Cuomo that sought to prevent state-funded service providers from paying “excessive” salaries to executives. Cuomo’s 2012 edict capped executive salaries for thousands of not-for-profit providers at $199,000. Salaries could only get bumped with a waiver or approval from...
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Cop’s boyfriend injured in drive-by shooting outside NYC Dior boutique

Gunfire erupted outside the Dior Boutique in the swanky Manhattan neighborhood of Soho on Monday — wounding a cop’s boyfriend, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The 27-year-old victim was sitting in a gray Toyota Camry in front of the high-end Dior New York Soho shop at 105 Greene St. when...
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Man shot in broad daylight in Queens on Fourth of July

A man was shot and critically wounded walking across a Queens street in broad daylight on the Fourth of July, police and police sources said. The bullets flew at 208th Street and 116th Avenue in Cambria Heights around 3:10 p.m., leaving the victim, in his 30s, with a gunshot wound...
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Rep. Mondaire Jones blasted as ‘carpetbagger’ by new Brooklyn neighbors

Rep. Mondaire Jones’ new Brooklyn neighbors fumed Monday about the “carpetbagger” broadcasting that he will barnstorm the country if he wins his Democratic primary— a planned multi-state “mission” he revealed even before moving to the area he is seeking to represent. Jones, whose current seat covers most of Rockland County and part of Westchester,...