Saturday, October 18th, 2014
Help Point intercoms, which offer subway information or emergency help with the push of a button, have arrived on platforms in four Bronx station. That brings to 68 the number of stations around the city with the intercoms, designated by a distinctive blue light. Transit officials expects the Help Point intercoms to be in place on 100 platforms by the end of the year.
Friday, October 3rd, 2014
The fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old outside a Pelham Parkway home spurred a pastor to speak out against violence among young people.
“We will no longer stand by,” said Pastor Jay Gooding Sr. of Miracle Revival Temple. “We are standing up to violence. We can no longer have bloodshed by our young people killing each other on these streets.”
Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Americans are turning up the volume — and losing their hearing in the process.
As music lovers gear up for summer concert season, many are overlooking the dangers of prolonged exposure to thumping bass and blaring beats, where music in some venues and clubs can hit 115 decibels — far louder than a jackhammer.