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Phone Calls From New York City Jails Will Soon Be Free

Phone Calls From New York City Jails Will Soon Be Free

Lawrence Bartley, who was released from prison 90 days ago, said his family spent thousands of dollars on phone calls to stay in touch with him.

Review: At Guilford Mooring, Smooth Sailing After Weathering Storms

Review: At Guilford Mooring, Smooth Sailing After Weathering Storms

Guilford Mooring offers seafood specialties served in a lively, waterside setting.

Trump Organization Could Face Criminal Charges From Manhattan D.A.

Trump Organization Could Face Criminal Charges From Manhattan D.A.

Michael D. Cohen leaving federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday.

Blame Trump’s Tariffs and the Weather. New York’s Farmers Do.

Blame Trump’s Tariffs and the Weather. New York’s Farmers Do.

Peter Martens’s farm in Penn Yan, N.Y. Like farmers across the state, Mr. Martens is struggling under the weight of this summer’s extreme weather, a trade war and tightened immigration policies.

Kushner Company Sues Jersey City, Claiming ‘Anti-Trump’ Bent Stalled Project

Kushner Company Sues Jersey City, Claiming ‘Anti-Trump’ Bent Stalled Project

The Kushner company plans to develop this lot in Jersey City. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Charles Kushner claims the mayor reneged on promises of tax breaks because of the family’s ties to President Trump.

Coming of Age in the Loft Jazz Scene

Coming of Age in the Loft Jazz Scene

“Recordings of us from those days reveal a bossy-but-not-rhythmless child drummer and an unbelievably patient saxophonist who considered our sessions part of his several-hours-per-day practice regimen,” writes the author of time spent with his uncle, Alan Braufman.

Democrats in New York Can Already Hear Iowa’s Siren Song

Democrats in New York Can Already Hear Iowa’s Siren Song

Mayor Bill de Blasio is traveling to Iowa this week. He will be the first of likely many New York-area Democrats with national ambitions to visit the presidential battleground in the near future.

Mark Your Calendar: Danny DeVito Day Declared in Jersey

Mark Your Calendar: Danny DeVito Day Declared in Jersey

Danny DeVito, 73, is being honored with his own day in Asbury Park, N.J., the Jersey Shore town where he grew up and where he got the “acting bug” going to local movie houses.

At Red Onion in Edison, Taiwanese Fare for Adventurous Eaters

At Red Onion in Edison, Taiwanese Fare for Adventurous Eaters

The owner of Red Onion, David Shen, opened the restaurant in 2013 after a chef friend told him he wanted to cook real Taiwanese food.

Barbara Underwood Approved as State Attorney General; First Woman to Hold Post

Barbara Underwood Approved as State Attorney General; First Woman to Hold Post

“I believe this job, at this moment in history, is the most important job I have ever had,” Barbara D. Underwood said after she was confirmed as New York State attorney general in Albany on Tuesday.

Searching for Rhythm in a Director’s Complex Universe

Searching for Rhythm in a Director’s Complex Universe

Students and recent graduates of the Yale School of Drama rehearse Dmitry Krymov’s “The Square Root of Three Sisters” in New Haven, Conn.

Energy Executive Admits Lying About ‘Low-Show Job’ for Percoco’s Wife

Energy Executive Admits Lying About ‘Low-Show Job’ for Percoco’s Wife

After an earlier trial ended in a hung jury, Peter Galbraith Kelly Jr. pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud conspiracy. The charge that centered on his hiring of the wife of a former top aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

Remembering the Four Chaplains and Their Ultimate Sacrifice

Remembering the Four Chaplains and Their Ultimate Sacrifice

A veteran, John Nicaretta, 87, during Mass at St. Stephen’s Church in Kearny, N.J., on Sunday, the 75th anniversary of the deaths of the four chaplains.

The Price of Nice Nails

The Price of Nice Nails

At May's Nails Salon on West 14th Street in Manhattan, a customer gets a neck massage while her nails dry.

Riders Wonder: With Uber as New York’s Plan B, Is There a Plan C?

Riders Wonder: With Uber as New York’s Plan B, Is There a Plan C?

A for-hire driver paused on Fifth Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn, a day after the City Council voted to make New York the first major American city to place a cap on the growth of ride-hail vehicles like Uber and Lyft.

Simmering Tension in Trenton Erupts Into Public

Simmering Tension in Trenton Erupts Into Public

Gov. Philip D. Murphy of New Jersey spoke to the Legislature last month while Stephen M. Sweeney, the Senate president, seated behind him, listened. The state’s top Democrats have had a strained relationship that has been further frayed by a dispute over two of Mr. Murphy’s nominees for education posts.


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