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Queens superintendent behind controversial diversity plan retiring

A Queens schools superintendent who once initiated a controversial diversity plan announced her retirement Monday, The Post has learned. Mabel Muniz Sarduy, executive superintendent of Queens North, told her principals in an email that she is stepping down from her...

Hochul calls Penn Station ‘scary’ while touring Grand Central extension

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Sunday pledged to take action to fix “scary” Penn Station during a tour of Grand Central’s long-delayed and severely overbudget “East Side Access” terminal. Speaking to reporters after a “test ride” on the Long Island...

FDNY firehouses shuttered over vaccine staffing shortages

The FDNY shut down 26 firehouses across the Big Apple as of 7:30 a.m. Saturday because of staff shortages caused by the vaccination mandate, The Post has learned. Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, a Republican who represents Staten Island and Brooklyn,...

At least 3 shot, 1 fatally, across NYC overnight

At least three people were shot — one fatally — across the city late Thursday, according to police.  Cops responded at around 6:50 p.m. to a shots-fired call in an apartment on Hegeman Avenue near Herzl Street, authorities said. A...

NYPD’s PBA files last-ditch effort to stop vaccine mandate

The NYPD’s largest police union is taking another shot at stopping the city from forcing cops to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Police Benevolent Association filed an appeal Thursday afternoon in attempts to overturn a New York City judge’s...

Hundreds of NYPD cops get COVID vaccines as deadline looms

Hundreds of NYPD officers have gotten the jab over the last 24 hours as a vaccine deadline looms that could force nearly a quarter of the department out on unpaid leave. “This is minute-by-minute at this point,” Police...

Japan’s Princess Mako and husband Kei Komuro to move to NYC

Japan’s Princess Mako and her new husband are preparing to move into a rented one-bedroom apartment in New York City after she was forced to give up her royal title in order to marry her commoner college sweetheart. The...

NYPD cop who allegedly lied about teen’s shooting fired from force

The NYPD cop who shot a Bronx teen at “point-blank” range while kneeling on his back — then allegedly lied for years about the arrest to avoid being disciplined — has been fired, The Post has learned. Officer...

De Blasio puts up $111M for NYCHA façade fixes

Mayor Bill de Blasio committed Wednesday to spending more than $100 million on fixing façades of public housing buildings in order to bring down unsightly sidewalk sheds that have long blighted complexes. The $111 million in city funds will...

Men threaten teen with knife in NYC, hurl hateful slurs

Two men threatened a teen with a knife and hurled anti-Semitic and homophobic slurs at him at a Brooklyn gas station, cops said Tuesday as they released footage of the attack. The 17-year-old victim was at a gas station...
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NYC mom, kids remain homeless 3 years into eviction fight

A homeless Manhattan widow is waging war against her billionaire landlord. Deborah Privitello, mom of three, has been forced...
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