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At Least Six Killed in East Harlem Gas Leak Blast

At least six people are dead after an explosion reportedly due to a gas leak at 1644-46 Park Avenue in East Harlem Wednesday morning. Con Edison received a call at 9:13 a.m. Wednesday from a resident at 1652 Park Avenue about the detectable smell of gas that had strengthened since the night before, surrounding two buildings by 116th Street and Park …

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East Harlem Building Collapse: 2 Dead, Many Injured

At 9:31 am EST, New York City firefighters responded to an explosion and building collapse at 1644-46 Park Avenue in East Harlem. Thus far, two people been reported dead, with at least 16 more suffering from injuries. Prior to the explosion, Con Edison, a New York City utility service, had received a call from a resident at 1652 Park Avenue …

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Melissa Mark-Viverito Is New Speaker Of The NYC Council

Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected Wednesday as the new speaker of the New York City Council. She replaces Christine Quinn to become first Latin American to hold citywide office. “I hope that as young Latinas and Latinos are witnessing this moment, they are able to dream that much bigger and are inspired to work that much harder, because we have broken through …

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