New York dog expert calls White House BS blaming ‘stress’ for Commander’s biting problem

It’s a dog-eat-dog world, but that doesn’t give pet owners in the Big Apple, or even the White House, license to let their aggressive pups run wild. President Joe Biden’s nearly 2-year-old German shepherd, Commander, is being accused of biting at least seven of his Secret Service employees. The most egregious documented incident, which occurred … Read more

1,400 pounds of cheese sold in New York may be contaminated with listeria

1,400 pounds of cheese has been recalled from the Milford, New York-based Cooperstown Cheese Company due to listeria issues, the Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. The FDA issued an advisory covering a number of the company’s cheeses that were purchased, sold, and distributed through farmers’ markets, restaurants, and retail stores from June 21, 2023, … Read more

Luxurious quartz countertops are killing the people who make them, doctors say

Here’s a kitchen design trend to die for. Quartz countertops are now the most popular choice among home renovators and designers due to their durability and resistance to stains, scratches, and heat. But that beauty comes at a deadly price: Workers who make quartz countertops are dying of lung disease at a young age, medical … Read more

I almost died in a shark attack, now I’m pregnant with my first child

Addison Bethea was about to start her senior year of high school when an aggressive 9-foot shark bit into her right leg in June 2022. She has recovered from nearly losing her life and is now preparing to give birth to her first child. “It’s crazy to bring a new life to [the world] when … Read more

Amputated penis outside a flower shop with a note attached: ‘Reflection of your actions’

Did he cut off his penis to annoy his vase? For those who thought receiving a horse’s head on a bed was the height of grotesque, a florist was flabbergasted to discover a package with a severed schlong outside his cellar. The apparent intimidation audit occurred earlier this month when a mystery box was found … Read more

Tony Bennett remembered by Billy Joel as ‘one of the greatest human beings’

It takes a legendary Big Apple singer to know one. Tony Bennett was beloved by fellow New York native Billy Joel, who remembered the iconic singer for his “outstanding contribution” to music after he died at age 96 on Friday. “Tony Bennett was one of the foremost interpreters of American popular song of the mid … Read more

Langone family’s $200 million gift makes NYU med school free forever

Kenneth and Elaine Langone, natives of Long Island, have made a $200 million gift to the now-renamed NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine. Your gift means medical students will receive a free education focused on primary care, including internal medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, and general surgery. “It’s a great benefit to the community in this … Read more

Brutal parody of ‘Try That in a Small Town’ by ‘racist’ Jason Aldean goes viral

If lyrics could kill. A musician performing as Adeem the Artist left the internet in a frenzy after posting a concise parody from country superstar Jason Aldean’s divisive ditty, “Try That in A Small Town,” a song that has come under fire for so-called “pro-lynching” lyrics. The 35-year-old musician from Knoxville, Tennessee, whose real name … Read more

Tony Bennett dies at 96 in his hometown of New York: ‘Italian good stock’

Tony Bennett, the legendary pop, jazz and big band vocalist, has died after a seven-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 96. Publicist Sylvia Weiner confirmed Bennett’s death, revealing that he passed away in his hometown of New York. The official cause of death for him, just two weeks before his 97th birthday, has yet … Read more

Cancer patient wins $18.8 million from J&J in baby powder trial

Johnson & Johnson has to pay $18.8 million to a California man who says he contracted cancer from exposure to the NJ-based company’s baby powder, a jury decided Tuesday. Emory Hernandez Valadez, 24, said she developed mesothelioma, an aggressive and deadly cancer, in the tissue around her heart due to heavy exposure to asbestos and … Read more