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NYPD Aviation Unit ramps up coverage of skies to spot illegal drones

The NYPD Aviation Unit is cracking down on illegal drones, investigating as many as 10 reports daily, reports Joseph Ostapiuk in the Staten Island Advance. Earlier this year, an illegal drone hit an Army helicopter over Midland Beach, causing a forced landing and considerable damage. Drones flown illegally can be potential terrorist threats and put the […]

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Broadway’s “Come from Away” being adapted for the big screen

Broadway World reports that the Mark Gordon Company has announced plans to produce and finance a feature film adaptation of the Broadway musical Come from Away. The show’s creators, Irene Sankoff and David Hein, will write the film’s screenplay. Come from Away won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical, and was nominated for seven other Tony […]

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State, local officials knew NYC bike path was vulnerable terror spot

The terrorist attack of October 31, 2017 was not the first time someone drove down the West Side bike path, report Rich Calder and Danika Fears for the NY Post. In 2017 alone, more than 50 tickets were issued for illegal driving on the bike path, but no action was taken. Only after twelve people were injured and eight […]

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