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NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD lieutenant was released from the hospital Saturday after being shot overnight in the Bronx. It happened around midnight near Lyman Place and East 169th Street in the Foxhurst section. Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said the lieutenant and three officers were apprehending an armed suspect when a “violent struggle” ensued and the suspect fired his gun. The lieutenant was taken to the hospital and treated for a gunshot wound to the ankle. Watch as @NYPDShea provides an update to the NYPD Lieutenant that was shot last night. — NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) July 31, 2021 Every day our brave NYPD officers work tirelessly to get guns off the street. Last night was no exception. Four of our finest put themselves in harms way in the Bronx. Because of their courage and sacrifice, a violent criminal is in custody. We can’t thank them enough. — Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) July 31, 2021 The NYPD released a photo of the gun, which was recovered at the scene. The suspect is in custody.
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DOE tempting PTAs with cash to push COVID vaccine

The city’s Parent-Teacher Associations could hit the jackpot — if they can get people jabbed. The Department of Education is pushing PTAs and Parent Associations to use the new “vaccine referral bonus” program, which pays out $100 to the groups for each person who cites them while getting vaccinated at a city-run site.
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I Would Be Wary of Every Crack in the Sidewalk If I Wore Lady Gaga's Sky-High Stiletto Boots

Leave it to Lady Gaga to wear nine-inch heels around the NYC streets without a care for any cracks in the sidewalk. The "Rain on Me" singer has been turning the Big Apple into her personal runway with her endless high-fashion outfits that combine old Hollywood glamour and her standout signature style. Recently, she made an appearance in Manhattan that gives your average little black dress a run for its money.
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New York's $200 french fries offer 'escape' from reality

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jerome Powell, this story’s for you. The Federal Reserve chair, always on the look-out for signs of inflation, might want to drop by Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where a $200 plate of french fries stretches the definition of haute cuisine. The restaurant Serendipity 3 already claims...

The Absolute Best Restaurants in Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights began as a white middle-class neighborhood designed as a garden oasis and escape from the growing metropolis in Manhattan. However, the original Jackson Heights families eventually found greener grass in the suburbs, leaving empty apartments for sale. When President Lyndon B. Johnson passed the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, which lifted immigration quotas, many immigrants chose to settle in Jackson Heights. Now, this neighborhood is one of the most diverse in the city whose residents speak upward of 167 languages.

Whale and dolphins put on a show for bathers at Smith Point Beach in Shirley

No bull: A whale and a pod of dolphins were seen swimming amongst the bathers this weekend at Smith Point Beach in Shirley. After five days of keeping tabs on the manhunt for a runaway bull, the Mastic-Shirley area turned its attention yesterday afternoon to the magnificent marine mammals swimming free and easy just off the shoreline.
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The Doughnut Shops Of Manhattan, NYC That Will Have You Drooling

Doughnuts have been one of the world’s greatest desserts and snacks that have ever been on the planet. As a matter of fact, doughnuts have become a sweet delicacy in more than just the United States. They are small fried cakes of sweetened dough in the shape of a small golf ball or a small ring. Some doughnuts have jelly or crème inserted into them to ensure the variety.

Farmingdale’s Caracara Mexican Grill expanding to East Northport

It’s been 10 years since two Greek friends opened Caracara Mexican Grill in Farmingdale. Now owners Peter Rousakis and Tony Kathreptis are introducing their authentic Mexican concept to the Huntington area. Their second Caracara Mexican Grill location will debuting in East Northport sometime next spring, inside the East Northport Plaza...
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Mostly Healthy Food Reviews

FINALLY!! My Dunkin Frozen Coffee Review, here's what I thought of it!

A few days ago, I did a review (or so I thought), of Dunkin Donuts frozen coffee. It didn't go according to my plans, so I decided to come back today to try again, but this time at a different location in my city of Bridgeport, Connecticut.. Will I finally get my frozen coffee? If so, would I recommend it to YOU? Find out at 12 noon est ONLY on Mostly Healthy Food Reviews!

New Sighting Of 'Bear 211' Reported In Fairfield

A black bear taking a summer stroll in Fairfield County made the most of a neighbor’s amenities as it took in the sights over the weekend. A Town of Fairfield woman living in the Greenfield Hill neighborhood shared photos of “Bear 211” who had previously been tagged, as it made the rounds for approximately 45 minutes in the family’s backyard at around 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 24.

6 Dessert Showstoppers All Westchester Sugar Lovers Need to Try

Eateries across the 914 surprise diners with Instagram-worthy takes on everything from Twinkies to dessert lasagna. Think about it: When you go out for Mexican or to a fine seafood restaurant, is dessert really on your mind? Sure, we all crave something sweet at the end of the meal, but is dessert really what you’re thinking when choosing hard or soft for your taco shells, or whether you’d like that wild salmon cooked medium or medium rare? Us, neither.