Author Archives: APB News Staff

The Army Corps of Engineers has Converted the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City into a Hospital Facility for more than 2,000 non-COVID-19 patients.

 

April 2, 2020

West Side, NYC

By:  Mike Leventhal  APB Staff Writer

More than 165 New York District personnel provided design, engineering and construction support to facilitate the conversion in response to a Federal Emergency Management Agency request.

The …

US Navy Hospital Ship “COMFORT” Arrives in NY Harbor to Handle Non- COVID-19 Medical Issues

 

Monday, March 30, 2020

West Side – Pier 90 – New York City

By:  Mike Leventhal  APB Staff Reporter

The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived in New York this morning in support of the nation’s COVID-19 …

A Look at NYC in Near Shutdown Mode

March 21, 2020, New York City:
By Mike Leventhal APB Staff Reporter

 

New York City is becoming the new epicenter of the novel coronavirus spreading across the country — with 10,764 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 99 deaths.

The city’s …

Crowds Gather Outside New York City Criminal Court to Hear Harvey Weinstein’s Criminal Sentencing

 

March 11, 2020

By APB Staff Writer

Downtown Manhattan: Onlookers and media from around the world gathered outside the New York City Criminal Court on Centre Street to await Harvey Weinstein’s criminal sentencing. 

After hearing emotional statements by the

Dozens Gather to Protest Casting of Amar Ramasar in West Side Story at Broadway Premiere


Friday, February 21, 2020

By APB Staff Writer

New York City

Midtown Manhattan: Protesters gathered outside the Broadway premiere of “West Side Story,” to demonstrate outrage at the casting of ballet dancer and cast member Amar Ramasar.  The NYPD reports …

Greta Thunberg Leads NY Protest For Climate Change Action

 

September 20, 2019 | By: APB Staff Writer
Lower Manhattan: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg participated in the New York climate strike protest in Foley Square, and lead the march to Battery Park, followed by a rally where she …

Annual Dominican Day Parade Steps off onto Sixth Avenue Under a Bright Sun

 

August 2019 – Midtown Manhattan – By APB Staff Writer

Parade goers marched proudly up Sixth Avenue in midtown on Sunday to celebrate Dominican culture and its heritage for the 37th annual Dominican Day Parade.

Large crowds filled both