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2 hrs ago | York Press
Donald and Joan Thorpe were married on July 24, 1954, at St Luke's Church in her native Grimethorpe near Barnsley, and set up life together in Yearsley Grove, York, where they still live.
3 hrs ago | York Press
FEW architectural styles divide opinion like Brutalism, the term coined by Swedish architect Hans Asplund to describe post war buildings where function often wins over form.
Longtime critics of the New York Police Department are seizing on the death of Eric Garner while in police custody to call for an end to proactive policing.
William Rapfogel, the former chief of New York's Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison for his role in a kickback scheme.
Tom Ince, Robert Snodgrass and Jake Livermore all featured, with the former coming close to opening his account, as the League Two side tested their Premier League opponents Sone Aluko and Yannick Sagbo gave Hull City a 2-0 win over York City as the Premier League side continued their warm up for the new season.
York in 1914: The tram terminus outside the vicarage on Haxby Road, at around the time of the start of the First World War The Yorkshire Herald, the city's main morning newspaper, had covered the murder of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28 in some detail.
The poster on the ground quotes Garner; video of the arrest shows him telling police officers he couldn't breathe, shortly before he lost consciousness.
The unhappy crowd: New York City continues to draw new residents. But apparently, people aren't moving here because it makes them happy.
Richard Watkins attends a vigil for Eric Garner near where he died after he was taken into police custody in Staten Island last Thursday on July 22, 2014 in New York City.
Under the plans the total number of city councillors will remain the same - 47 - but over 21 wards instead of the current 22, with each councillor representing an average of 3,500 people.
A New York City developer plans to create a so-called "poor door" entrance for affordable housing residents in a luxury condo - an arrangement that critics slammed as fundamentally at odds with Jewish ethics.
"I can't breathe! I can't breathe!" gasped Eric Garner, 43, an asthmatic father of six, as NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo held him in a death grip.
All New York City police officers are expected to undergo retraining in the wake of a man's death on a city sidewalk shortly after he was placed in a chokehold by officers, Bill Bratton, the police commissioner, said on Tuesday.
New Yorkers of the urban variety were greeted this morning by white flags flying from atop the Brooklyn Bridge.
The price at the pump had fallen from $3.69 a gallon the previous week to $3.62 last week.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 05:20 am
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