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Bethel Woodstock
MCT/USA Today
December 31, 2018 - 9:25 am
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Finding a place to stay for next year's 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not be a groovy experience for anyone hoping to score a room near the venue. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports that many motels, bed-and-breakfasts and Airbnb rentals are already sold out...
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NYCHA trash
@rubendiazjr/Twitter
December 30, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz called out NYCHA and Mayor Bill de Blasio for a giant mountain of trash at a housing project in the borough.
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Dog rescue Suffolk County
Suffolk County Police
December 30, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Good Samaritans rescued a dog from the chilly waters off Long Island.
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
December 30, 2018 - 4:18 pm
The city has a policy forbidding solitary confinement at Rikers for inmates who are under the age of 22, but a new federal lawsuit claims the city is getting around that by shipping dozens of inmates upstate to an Albany County jail, where they’re brutalized.
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Times Square New Year
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
December 30, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Crowd-size experts scoff at the mammoth Times Square crowd-size figures — floated annually by city officials and event organizers — saying it's impossible to squeeze that many of even the skinniest revelers into such a relatively small space.
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2019 ball drop test
1010 WINS
December 30, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Organizers were testing the Times Square Waterford ball on Sunday, with a day to go until thousands pack the Crossroads of the World to ring in the New Year.
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December 30, 2018 - 1:09 pm
Those who represent HealthPlus Surgery Center are blaming a handful of people for potentially exposing thousands to several blood-borne diseases, including HIV, hepatitis b and hepatitis C.
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HealthPlus Surgery Center
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December 30, 2018 - 1:05 pm
Those who represent HealthPlus Surgery Center are blaming a handful of people for potentially exposing thousands to several blood-borne diseases, including HIV and hepatitis B and C.
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Queens robbery spree
NYPD
December 30, 2018 - 12:12 pm
Cops are searching for a man who has been robbing women at gunpoint in Queens this month.
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Times Square
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
December 30, 2018 - 11:25 am
It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.
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