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  • By JAMES HARNEY

AN UNEXPECTED BENEFIT OF THE JOB: Police Officer Nicole Piridis of Brooklyn’s 90th Pre­cinct with one of the seven kittens she and other officers found  two months ago abandoned in a suitcase …

  • RICHARD STEIER
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Fourteen years ago, state legislators approved the transfer of control of the city public schools from the sclerotic, patronage-ridden Board o…

  • RICHARD STEIER
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Amid investigations of possible improper influence on city government decisions and Mayor de Blasio’s insistence that he has followed the law …

A “double standard” means no standard at all. Just pages apart on the same day were a pair of newspaper accounts of two injustices committed by the Department of Education.

A Teacher from Midwood High School runs afoul of the bureaucracy by purchasing a great work of literature for his Advanced Placement students and charging them $2 each to recoup just part of h…

It’s a known fact in the NYPD that white shirts and gold shields do not go against each other. The phrase is “butt-kissing.”

  • By JOEL FRANK
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Nearly 1 out of 5 Americans, past age 65, are still taking home a paycheck. This is the highest rate of age 65+ workers since the early 1960s, prior to Medicare. Are you one of them? Do you pl…

  • By JEREMY FLOW
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Ramadan, which begins on June 6 this year, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran.

  • By BARRY LISAK

Formerly called the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit, the Saver’s Credit gives a special tax break to low-to-moderate-income workers who are saving for retirement. Contributions to a tr…

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 …

The Department of Citywide Ad­min­istrative Services established a 56-name list for Bus Maintainer (Group A) and a 1-name promotion list, No. 4710, for the same title on May 18, 2016. The list…

The Department of Citywide Ad­min­istrative Services established a 43-name list for Physical Therapist on May 18, 2016. The list is based on Exam 6010, which was held Oct. 1-31, 2015.