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NYC’s ResQWalk Releases New Fundraising App to Help Homeless Animals

After a successful $20,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, ResQWalk, a New York City-based animal charity foundation, has released a new mobile app. The ResQWalk app allows users to walk while using it, earning funds for their favorite animal rescues based on how much distance they travel. Not only will this help people get healthier using […]


Residents of New York City, Tri-State Area Warned Against Dangerous Heat Wave

As Tropical Storm Arthur continues to move up the eastern seaboard, bringing sweltering heat with it, New York City officials are warning residents to take extra precautions against heat-related illness during July 4 weekend. On Wednesday, July 2, the Wall Street Journal reported that Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito are […]


Social Media’s Role in Marketing Reconsidered by Companies and Marketers

Many companies are learning that gaining a mass following on any social media site isn’t necessarily the same as making actual sales, according to a June 23 Wall Street Journal report. After several years of putting money into social media marketing strategies, more and more marketers and companies have grown more concerned with the bottom line. And, […]


Construction Skills Program Has Helped to Create Numerous New York Jobs, Says Columbia

Do work programs successfully achieve their aims of training a workforce and creating local jobs? A new study by Columbia University’s School of International Affairs, titled “Expanding Opportunity For Middle Class Jobs in New York City: Minority Youth Employment In The Building and Construction Trades,” explores the role of the Edward J. Malloy Initiative for […]


Gambling Psychology Behind the Bergen County 29

Money laundering, racketeering, illegal gambling– Bergen County, New Jersey just got a little more interesting. A investigation which started back in February culminated in early June with proof of 29 adults participating in an online sports gambling ring which allegedly accrued about $3 million in a year. The investigation shows that the participants were very […]


New York City Council passes Vision Zero legislation

The New York city council has passed a new legislation for ensuring and ameliorating the traffic security.  Actually, the council had voted for the “Vision Zero” plan which is designed to eliminate the death of motorists, cyclists and pedestrian in the nation’s largest city. Besides,   some changes in driving have also been made. There will be some […]


Jury Awards $172 Million in Verdict against New York City

A girl who suffered serious head injury- just for waiting for the ambulance- won $172 million judgment against New York City on Wednesday. The lawyer for the girl’s family Thomas A. Moore said that “it was the biggest reward in the history of New York city”. Besides, the chief of the tort division in the Law […]


Scout Willis walks topless through New York City to protest Instagram nudity policy

Daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis was photographed shirtless during her walk through the Manhattan. Actually, she took this stand in order to protest the nudity policy of the Instagram. The young Willis posted her nude pictures on twitter with a message that “Nudity is legal in New York but not in Instagram”. Most […]


NYC Launches New War against Rats

The New York City is going to launch a new war against rats. It is said that the target of the city would be rat reservoirs- city parks, sewers, subways- areas where rodent population survives and thrives.  A senior official of the city council said that “the rats’ problem in the Manhattan Valley neighborhood is epidemic”. He […]