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  • By MARK TOOR

STILL A BROTHER: Retired Battalion Chief Orlence Dan Orvis April 25 was feted by current firefighter fans at his former 44th Battalion firehouse in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The 95-year-old is th…

FIGHTING FOR HEROES: Members of the FDNY Boxing Team presented a $15,000 check to Building Homes for Heroes after a recent fight at Madison Square Garden. The non-profit builds or modifies hom…

  • RICHARD STEIER

Just when it seemed the numerous clouds surrounding Mayor de Blasio’s fund-raising operations made Governor Cuomo seem extra-competent, if not…

The recent primary election hubbub has two paths to travel; here are the choices:

Except for the rare human who never gets sick, everybody needs health care. Without it, you will die prematurely and suffer while alive. But unlike other western countries, the United States r…

North Carolina’s passage of the HB2 legislation begs the question: who exactly will check for and enforce this law? This is an onerous law that has merit in theory, but is totally impractical …

  • By BARRY LISAK
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Each year, the Internal Revenue Service sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Although some people may feel anxious when they receive one, many are easy …

  • By JOEL FRANK
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Q.: I am 65 and have no plans to retire anytime soon. I am a Tier 1 member of NYCERS. I am maxing out my NYCE Roth IRA and maxing out both my Roth 457(b) and Roth 401(k). Additionally, I’m mak…

  • By JEREMY FLOW
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Are you struggling to find that perfect gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? Like most Americans, her schedule is busy and she might not get to spend as much time with loved ones as she would like.…

A roundup of New York City and State exams leading to public service positions. Most of the jobs listed in this article are located in the New York metropolitan area and upstate.

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services has certified sections of the eligible lists below for appointments and promotions in city agencies, subject to the 1-in-3 rule. Some of the …