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  1. Bronze ceiling: Girls seek statue of woman for Central ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 9 | The Island Packet

    In this Oct. 6, 2016 photo, front row, from left, three Girl Scouts: Lila Steinhardt, Sophia Singh, Pippa Lee, and back row, from left: statue project organizer Pam Elam; Skye Lucas and Jackie Hahn from Manhattan`s Dwight School; and Ariel Deutsch from Manhattan`s LaGuardia High School gather in Central Park to raise money for a Central Park monument to women in New York. In Central Park, none of the sculptures or busts honoring illustrious people is a woman.


  2. At least 25 injured in New York explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Pix 11 News in New York says it happened in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood on 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues. "We are responding to a report of an explosion at 23rd St. and 6t Avenue in Manhattan," J. Peter Donald, identified on his Twitter account as assistant commissioner for communication and public information for the New York Police Department, wrote.


  3. APNewsBreak: Amtrak settlements silencing crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much money they've received. FILE- In this May 13, 2015 file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a night derailment in Philadelphia of an Amtrak train headed to New York.


  4. Popping up near you: Ice cream museums, sitcom-themed dinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Now you see them; now you don't. Pop-up storefronts and eateries have been around for years, but entrepreneurs increasingly are taking the concept in new and unexpected directions.


  5. Annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest to feature rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | The Island Packet

    In this July 4, 2015 file photo, Matt Stonie poses for photographs after winning Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest men's competition, in the Coney Island section in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A highly anticipated rematch is set to punctuate this year's July Fourth hot dog eating contest on Coney Island's famed boardwalk.


  6. Fight over Confederate flags sends two to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Local media outlets report the South Carolina Secessionist Party was putting on its weekly display Saturday of Southern flags when a woman broke two small Confederate flags off a parked truck and ran away with them. James Bessenger, founder of the party, ran after her.


  7. Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Island Packet

    A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million.


  8. AP Source: Clinton aide interviewed in email investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | The Island Packet

    In this April 17, 2016, file photo, Huma Abedin, aide to democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, attends a rally in Staten Island, New York. A person familiar with the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server says the FBI has interviewed top aide Abedin.


  9. NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Island Packet

    A man carries his purchase in a plastic bag from a Gristedes supermarket on New York's Upper West Side, Thursday, May 5, 2016. Merchants in New York who now hand out billions of free, disposable plastic bags each year to shoppers and diners would have to start charging 5 cents each for the convenient but environmentally unfriendly receptacles under a bill set for a city council vote Thursday.


  10. Cops seek killer of man who washed ashore in 'cement shoes'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Island Packet

    This undated image provided by the New York State Department of Corrections, shows Peter Martinez, whose body wound up on the rocky shore near Kingsborough College in Brooklyn, New York, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, investigators said. His feet were set in a plastic bucket filled with concrete that weighed more than 50 pounds.


  11. Recruits in India Company evaluted during their first close-order drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Staff Sgt. Smathe Toles, a Parris Island drillmaster, evaluates Platoon 3037, India Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, during an initial drill evaluation March 7, 2016, on Parris Island, S.C. Drillmasters, experts on the Marine Corps Drill and Ceremonies Manual, grade each platoon and its drill instructor on their ability to perform precise close-order drill movements.


  12. Clinton blames Republicans for email troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Hillary Clinton blamed Republicans Sunday for using her decision to use personal email while secretary of state against her and her presidential campaign. "I cannot control what the Republicans leak and what they are contending," Clinton said on NBC's Meet the Press.


  13. 4 teens arrested in suspected NYC playground rape; 5th in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Island Packet

    This Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 photo shows Osborn playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y., the site of an alleged gang rape, in New York. This Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 photo shows Osborn playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y., the site of an alleged gang rape.


  14. NBA player Cleanthony Early shot in leg, robbed outside strip clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Island Packet

    New York Knick Cleanthony Early, left, is fouled by Charlotte Hornet Nicolas Batum on Oct. 17, 2015, in Charlotte, NC. Law enforcement officials say Early was shot in the leg during a robbery early Wednesday, Dec. 30, outside a strip club in the borough of Queens in New York.


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