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Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

New York critics lauded the performances of stage veterans Ellen Burstyn, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham, but wanted more “sizzle” between the two leads

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Missing Grandma Found Dead on Brooklyn Roof: Priest
Missing Grandma Found Dead on Brooklyn Roof: Priest

The 88-year-old Brooklyn woman who'd been missing for days, sparking desperate search attempts by her family and her church community, has been found dead, the family priest says.

Trump to Visit Long Island Friday
Trump to Visit Long Island Friday

President Trump will be coming to Long Island on Friday, and travel restrictions are certain to exacerbate the already painful weekend exodus.

2 Iconic Union Square Restaurants Closing
2 Iconic Union Square Restaurants Closing

Two iconic restaurants in Union Square will be closing at the end of the year, their owners have confirmed. Republic, the Thai noodle shop, and Blue Water Grill, the seafood restaurant, will soon...

Stolen Tortoise Has Bizarre Journey to NYPD
Stolen Tortoise Has Bizarre Journey to NYPD

The 17-year-old tortoise stolen from a Queens environmental center last week has been turned in to police after it was exchanged in some sort of turtle trade, police say.

Trump Continues Tweet Rant Against 'Weak' Attorney General
Trump Continues Tweet Rant Against 'Weak' Attorney General

President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, officials say, and launched a fresh Twitter tirade Tuesday against the man who was the first U.S.

Camper Flips on Garden State Parkway in New Jersey
Camper Flips on Garden State Parkway in New Jersey

A New Jersey man was filming when a camper flipped over near exit 100 on the southbound side of the Garden State Parkway in Tinton Falls on Monday afternoon. Police said the driver lost control of...