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Brooklyn Grandmother Recovers Dog Following Brazen Carjacking; Suspect Still at Large

A Brooklyn grandmother who was dragged from her car in a violent carjacking near a city park has recovered her beloved dog that was inside. One week after the harrowing incident, police confirmed that the 73-year-old has gotten her toy poodle back but unfortunately, the victim's vehicle is still missing and no arrests have been made in the robbery that left her injured. The NYPD on Sunday released a video that shows the broad daylight carjacking and the victim being dragged out of her sedan by the brazen thief.
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Margarita Gonzales with Weichert, Realtors’ Jersey City Exchange Place Office Recognized for Regional Sales Award

Joe Cubias, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that sales associate Margarita Gonzales with the Jersey City Exchange Place office was recognized for outstanding industry achievement in May. Gonzales shared top honors for leading the Weichert sales region in sales for the month. The Weichert sales region is comprised...
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Big New York hospitals dominate list of hospitals that sue a lot

Among large hospitals that sue their patients, those in one state stand out: New York. What they're saying: “New York was the most aggressive region in the country in predatory billing,” said Marty Makary, a Johns Hopkins professor and lead researcher on a new study detailing the billing practices of the 100 largest hospitals in the U.S.
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Big City of Small Businesses: Where New York's Mayoral Candidates Stand on Entrepreneurship

New York is a big city of small businesses. From hot dog stands to crypto startups, ninety-eight percent of businesses in the Big Apple employ fewer than 100 employees. And these small firms are suffering in a big way: Business revenue is down by more than 50%, and some 42% of small businesses in the city have shut their doors since January 2020. These revenue losses and closure rates are among the highest in the nation and are especially impacting the restaurants and nightlife that are essential to maintaining NYC’s status as The City That Never Sleeps. And now that a slate of candidates is running to be New York City’s mayor, we should ask: What will they do for the city’s entrepreneurs?
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Lupardo Discusses “Clean Slate”, Cuomo Impeachment Inquiry

ENDWELL, NY (WSKG) — New York Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123) said she has full confidence in the impeachment investigation her chamber is conducting into Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The assembly left Albany last week, three months after the impeachment proceeding started. Most of the investigation’s proceedings have taken place behind closed...
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Coinbase to Open Its New Office in New York

Coinbase is expected to open its new office in New York. By the time of reporting, there haven’t been any official comments from the company. With growth comes expansion. Having a valuation of over $85 billion, Coinbase Global Inc (NASDAQ: COIN) is expanding its operations to New York. The cryptocurrency and digital assets company has primarily been operating from San Fransisco. But now Coinbase is planning to extend operations to other viable states, New York being its main focus.
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Concerns Mount Over Looming Surge in Bankruptcy as COVID Medical Debt Soars

Case numbers and daily death tolls continue to drop, the majority of U.S. adults are fully or partly vaccinated, mask mandates are vanishing and summer socializing looks like it's back on the calendar. But even as America keeps marching steadily toward a post-pandemic future, another COVID-19 crisis looms—a debt and bankruptcy disaster fueled by mounting medical bills associated with treatment, especially among the most financially vulnerable parts of the population.

Viva Margarita is Expanding to Hackensack

Viva Margarita, the local mini chain of Mexican food and nightlife, is opening another location in Hackensack. This will be their fourth location with spots already in Cliffside Park, Edgewater, and Wallington with a rumored Rockland location in Blauvelt that has not come to fruition. Serving their menu (View Menu)...