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United Airlines CEO Out Following Federal Investigation

Associated Press | Jenny Che | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business

United Airlines abruptly replaced its CEO as a federal investigation continued into whether the airline gave preferential treatment to the former chai...

Cecil The Lion's Death Inspires New Jersey Bill To Protect Endangered Species

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

It didn't take long for global outrage over Cecil the lion's death to lead to proposed legislation. New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D) announced W...

First Nighter: Marcus's 'Killing of Sister George,' McPherson's 'Port Authority'

David Finkle | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Context is everything. At least that's the impression I had on leaving The Actors Company Theatre revival of Frank Marcus's 1965 multiple prize-winning play, The Killing of Sister George, at the Beckett.

Stage Door: Love Letters, Port Authority

Fern Siegel | Posted 12.04.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The premise of Love Letters, a chamber piece now on Broadway, is simple: Two people begin writing each other at age 8. Over the next 50 years, from the late 1930s onward, two upper-class WASPS chart their personal voyages via letter.

The Remorse Of Three Generations Of Men In One Play

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 10.03.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

Just when you are tempted to think that your past is over and done with, a dim reminder will suddenly leap out of nowhere and grab you by the throat. ...

Another Bridge Scandal Is Rocking Chris Christie's Administration

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) - A second bridge investigation linked to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is underway, this one focusing on possible ...

Prosecutors Open Another Front Of Christie Bridge Scandal Scrutiny

Wall Street Journal | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. subpoenaed a broad range of records last month from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, a perso...

Public, Lawmakers Call On Port Authority Chair To Resign Amid Christie Bridge Scandal

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

By Victoria Cavaliere JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 19 (Reuters) - Lawmakers and members of the public on Wednesday called for the chairman...

Agency Killed 20,000 Animals Over 2 Years To Protect Airports

Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

Twenty thousand animals were killed near New York City area airports over the past two years in order to protect arriving and departing planes, a new ...

It's Time to Raise the Wage

Camille Rivera | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Camille Rivera

We at UnitedNY are urging the State Legislature to let high-cost areas around the state lift fast food, airport, car wash and other low-wage workers out of poverty and into the middle class through local wage authorization.

Christie, Cuomo and the Fight About Bridgegate

Richard Brodsky | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

For anyone with an interest in politics or government, the unfolding saga of Bridgegate is mesmerizing. What has escaped any real analysis is the question of what the New York-New Jersey Port Authority actually does and how it affects real people every day.

Report: New Christie Documentary a Potential Game Changer

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

A key Christie lieutenant has reportedly revealed Team Christie's one-pronged plan to restore the guv's presidential viability: The rush-release of a documentary titled, simply, Chris!!

Workers Are Going to Win Justice

Camille Rivera | Posted 03.29.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Nationally more than one in three airport workers lives in poverty and relies on public assistance to make ends meet. Outsourcing of baggage porter jobs more than tripled between 2002 and 2012, while wages dropped by 45 percent.

Collateral Damage at the Port Authority

Richard C. Leone | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Richard C. Leone

The strange case of Governor Chris Christie and the George Washington Bridge may reveal just how far the mighty have fallen. I don't mean the governor and his political operation. Rather, a lesson in the decline and fall of one of the nation's great builders and managers of critical public assets.

Chris Christie, the Republican Party and Political Vendettas

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

The rap on Chris Christie's aides in Bridgegate is that they crossed the line when they put ordinary citizens at risk for the sake of a petty politica...

Christie & The Bridge: He Coulda Been a Contender!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Is "Bridge-gate" Christie's exit ramp?...

Jason Cherkis

Port Authority Head Seethed Over Fort Lee Lane Closures: 'I Pray That No Life Has Been Lost'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Emails released Friday by the New Jersey Assembly underscore the dangerous situation New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) aides created ...

Here's Everything You Need To Know To Understand The Chris Christie Bridge Controversy

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman and Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

A New Jersey political payback scheme exploded into a full-blown scandal Wednesday when emails revealed ties between Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) offic...

You'll Never Guess The Latest Threat To Air Travel

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.10.2013 | New York

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey issued a warning last week about an unexpected enemy in the sky: the snowy owl. Port Authority added the ...

WATCH: Amazing Video From Top Of One WTC

Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

Afraid of heights? Maybe then don't watch this nine minutes of footage from a camera Port Authority attached to the One World Trade Center spire. ...

Sergeant's Mistake Led To Sinking Of $500,000 Port Authority Patrol Boat

Posted 09.24.2012 | New York

A police sergeant is expected to face disciplinary action after opening the underwater hatch of a Port Authority patrol boat earlier this month, caus...

PHOTO: NYC Dog Rescued On GW Bridge Was Escaping NJ

Posted 07.06.2012 | New York

A frightened Belgian shepherd was rescued on the George Washington Bridge on Thursday, after an arduous 12 hour journey trying to makes its way back h...

Ticketed For Carpooling?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.14.2012 | Money

Drivers en route to New York City -- and those coming in on foot -- have long met at the George Washington Bridge before crossing from New Jersey into...

At $3.8 Billion, The World's Most Expensive Building

Posted 01.31.2012 | New York

Completing the One World Trade Center will cost $3.8 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports, making it "by far" the most expensive building in the w...

3 WTC Could Shrink From 80 To 7 Stories

Posted 01.23.2012 | New York

3 World Trade Center was originally planned as an 80-story skyscraper. Now, however, it could be just 7. Crain's New York reports developer Larry ...