Packages are piling up in some postal offices in Manhattan and the Bronx because postal carriers can't get into thousands of apartment buildings, News 4 New York has learned exclusively. There are 2,000 buildings in the Bronx and 600 more in Manhattan where the United States Postal Service can't deliver packages because of a limited key-sharing situation: the letter carriers have the key to the building, but when the package carrier arrives, they don't have the key, the USPS says.
Police are looking for a man they say attacked and robbed an 84-year-old in the lobby of his apartment building -- which sits next door to an NYPD precinct -- for a mere $25. Gilberto Mena had just gotten home from church when he was knocked to the ground by a man inside his Bronx building around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to the NYPD. "He grabbed me by the neck, dropped me on the floor and said, 'Give me your money,'" Mena recounted.
The owner of an upper Manhattan building that developed a stories-tall crack, forcing an evacuation of 25 apartments and a store, has been cited for failure to maintain the structure, the Department of Buildings said Friday. Officials have issued a full vacate order for the building on East 96th Street and Second Avenue -- directly over the new Second Avenue subway’s final stop -- while crews conduct structural stability inspections. There's no estimate on how long those estimates will take.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".