Detailed information on weekend street closures will be available on the DOT web site at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/wkndtraf.shtml.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Street Closures – Friday, March 17
The following streets in Manhattan will be closed from 11 am to 5 pm:
* 5th Avenue between 42nd Street and 86th Street
* Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd Street and 46th Street
* Madison Avenue between 63rd Street and 64th Street
* Madison Avenue between 78th Street and 86th Street
* 43rd Street to 46th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue
* 47th Street and 48th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
* 62nd Street and 63rd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
* 64th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
* 72nd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
* 78th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
* 79th Street to 83rd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
* 84th Street and 85th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
Notification issued 3/14/17 at 5:05 PM. Following prior suspensions, MTA has announced the following mass transit restorations: – LIRR service continues to operate on a normal schedule with scattered delays – Staten Island Railway service has resumed as of 3:15PM this afternoon, 3/14 – MTA subway above-ground service will resume at 6PM tonight, 3/14 – Metro-North will resume limited hourly service starting at 6PM tonight until 11PM on the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven lines. There will be no branch service. Full Metro-North service will resume tomorrow morning, 3/15, per the regular weekday schedule. – MTA bus service will begin running normally at 5AM tomorrow morning, 3/15 – Express MTA subway service will begin operating normally at 7AM or earlier tomorrow morning, 3/15 – Access-a-Ride paratransit service has begun taking reservations for tomorrow’s commute Commuters should expect residual delays on all mass transit and visit www.mta.info for details. For more information, please see the following press release: http://on.ny.gov/2nkXad7
Be prepared for seasonal storms that can affect your area:
Notification issued 3/13/17 at 7:45 PM. Due to the impending winter storm, the following mass transit disruptions have been announced: • MTA subway express service will be suspended citywide after tonight’s evening rush hour. • MTA above-ground subway service will be suspended citywide beginning at 4:00 AM tomorrow, 3/14. For more details, please view the MTA below-ground-only service map here: http://bit.ly/2mFjv3E. • NYC Transit, LIRR and Metro North commuters are encouraged to stay home tomorrow if possible as additional service changes are expected. Customers are encouraged to regularly check www.mta.info for service updates affecting the Tuesday morning commute. For the latest weather information, please visit www.weather.gov/okx.
In recent weeks, there has been a wave of threats against synagogues across the nation.
The NYPD is committed to protecting the religious community by safeguarding our houses of worship and religious centers.
Therefore, in light of the recent incidents, the NYPD is deploying additional resources to patrol the houses of worship in our communities and making contact with Jewish centers and schools.
These officers will query stakeholders about any threatening or unusual incidents which occurred on the premises and provide guidance on how to report this information to the police.
February is designated as American Heart Month as a way to raise awareness about heart disease. Prevention starts with learning your family’s health history, making healthy food choices and adding physical activity to your daily routine. Learn more ways you can reduce your risk of heart disease.
Take this heart disease quiz and test your heart health knowledge!
The second you unwittingly put your card into a machine with a skimmer attached, you’ve opened up your wallet to the dark side.
That’s why knowing how to spot a skimmer (and what telltale signs to look out for) can help you protect your money.
You also need to be aware which machines are most likely to have skimmers — and to remember which cards to use in more precarious circumstances.
Here’s how to shield your hard-earned cash from a skimmer-happy scammer.
If you’re planning to cook or serve food this Sunday for your Super Bowl guests, make sure you follow these four food safety tips to prevent illness:
Make food safety and fun your priority on game day! For more game day food tips, visit Foodsafety.gov.