Tag: Manhattan

Live Updates: Search for NY-NJ Bombing Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami

An apparent explosion in a crowded Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Saturday night left 25 people with minor injuries, authorities said.

Police spokesman J. Peter Donald said on Twitter that the explosion happened at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday on West 23rd Street, which is a major thoroughfare with many restaurants.

30,000 Parade Through Manhattan in Support of Israel Despite Rain

Despite a persistent downpour of rain some 30,000 people marched through New York on Sunday in the annual Celebrate Israel Parade. Hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, the parade, which featured floats with dancers, bands, and performers, made its way through Manhattan from 52nd Street to 74th Street.

Fears of Intentional Attack Surround Manhattan Cathedral Fire

Fears of Intentional Attack Surround Manhattan Cathedral Fire

According to an article in the New York Post, some members of the Christian Orthodox community believe the massive fire that destroyed a historic cathedral in Manhattan was set deliberately, as part of an organized attack that destroyed three other churches around the world on Orthodox Easter Sunday.