Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- 2 Choate Life Trustees Resign Amid Sexual Abuse Investigation
The former headmasters left their emeritus positions after a report detailed allegations that teachers at the elite Connecticut boarding school had abused students.
- De Blasio Blames Jails Chief’s Getaways on Bad Advice
The mayor offered a familiar defense for Joseph Ponte’s use of a city-owned vehicle to travel beyond the five boroughs on 90 days last year: He was told it was O.K.
- How Do You Pronounce Kosciuszko? It Depends on Where You’re From.
There is a reason New York State officials refer to the crossing over the Newtown Creek as the ‘K Bridge.’ They do not want to pronounce Kosciuszko.
- A Grave of Secrets is Dug in a Brooklyn Cemetery
At this grave site, there will be no funeral, no body and no mourners — just slips of paper bearing confidences to be buried.
- Penn Station Work Will Cause 2 to 3 Major Weekday Disruptions, Amtrak Says
Amtrak’s chief executive could not say exactly when the disruptions would occur or how long they would last, only that “it’s certainly not going to be every day this summer.”
US News from Stuff.co.nz
- First 100 days: US President Donald Trump airs familiar grievances at rowdy rally
US President Donald Trump has marked his 100th day in office with an event touting what he called his administration’s “historic progress”, even as his prime focus early in the campaign rally focused …
- US President Donald Trump trolls guests at press dinner he was expected to attend
US President Donald Trump has launched a scathing attack on the media at a Pennsylvania rally he organised to coincide with the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner.
- Live: US President Donald Trump marks 100 days in office at 'BIG' rally
Donald Trump is holding a “BIG rally” in Harrisburg to talk about his 100-day milestone as president.
- US white-power groups band together, but for how long?
White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together. Creating consensus among white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and the like is akin to herding rattlesnakes, given th …
- US composer detained for hours because of his 'super common' Muslim name
As a musician, Mohammed Fairouz travels to other countries frequently.
- Lincoln Center to Host Theater Festival for Autistic Audience
The Big Umbrella Festival, arriving in April 2018, hopes to make theater a safe space for children on the autism spectrum.
- Cate Blanchett to Star in ‘All About Eve’ in London
This stage version of the 1950 film, which will be adapted and directed by Ivo van Hove, is planned for the West End in spring 2018.
- Review: Forced Merriment in a ‘Twelfth Night’ for the Masses
The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit winds up its five-borough tour of Shakespeare’s comedy about mistaken identity.
- Review: A Sequel Asks, Who’s Knocking on the Door at ‘A Doll’s House’?
Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” funny and illuminating, dares to wonder what Ibsen’s Nora Helmer has been up to since she slammed that door.
- Martha Lavey, a Leading Lady of Chicago Theater, Dies at 60
An actress by training, Ms. Lavey was artistic director of Steppenwolf Theater during a period of great expansion.