Staten Island’s massive Ferris wheel project is dead

Staten Island’s massive Ferris wheel project is dead

A long-stalled $900 million plan to bring the largest Ferris wheel in the Western Hemisphere to Staten Island is officially dead, the project’s developer said Tuesday. “After years of planning, the developers of The New York Wheel announce, with great disappointment, that…

Nor’easter could haunt New York City for Halloween

Nor’easter could haunt New York City for Halloween

Halloween weekend will bring more than just ghosts and goblins — a nor’easter is creeping across the US and is expected to drench the Northeast with wet snow, rain and other scary conditions. New Yorkers can expect wind and rain starting Friday…

Ex-school admin to collect $230,000 in whistleblower suit

Ex-school admin to collect $230,000 in whistleblower suit

An ex-elementary-school administrator in the Bronx will collect $230,000 from the city in a settlement for his suit charging he was punished for being a whistleblower, The Post has learned. Manny Verdi, ex-assistant principal of PS 24 in Riverdale, sued the Department…

Controversial FDNY official removed from senior position

Controversial FDNY official removed from senior position

A top FDNY official in charge of assessing aspiring firefighters has been hosed out of that role, The Post has learned. Margaret “Peg” Quinn-Puppa, deputy director of the FDNY’s candidate investigation division, “is assuming other duties in human resources,” said department spokesman…

De Blasio used tax money to push national agenda: emails

De Blasio used tax money to push national agenda: emails

Mayor Bill de Blasio used taxpayer resources to push his national political agenda — at one point even asking his staff to come up with a governmental excuse to justify a political trip to Washington, DC, emails show. In September 2015, Hizzoner…

Audit shows the MTA has let its signal system rot

Audit shows the MTA has let its signal system rot

The MTA has failed to inspect, maintain and test its rotting subway signal system — a main cause of train delays — in a timely fashion, perpetuating issues on the beleaguered system, according to a new audit. The audit, released Wednesday by…

Republican club on Upper East Side vandalized

Republican club on Upper East Side vandalized

An Upper East Side Republican club was vandalized overnight — with a brick thrown through its window, two anarchy symbols scrawled on its front door and the locks glued, authorities said Friday. Cops responded to the Metropolitan Republican Club on East 83rd…

Man found hanged in Columbia University dorm

Man found hanged in Columbia University dorm

A 27-year-old man was found dead, hanging in a student housing residence at Columbia University, on Thursday afternoon, officials said. A janitor discovered the man dangling from a bathroom doorway with a cloth around his neck on the seventh floor of McBain…

Weiner on track for early release

Weiner on track for early release

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has finally found something he can do without screwing it up. Nearly a year after he began his 21-month prison sentence for sexting with an underage girl, Weiner, 54, is set to be released early for good conduct….

Black mold is widespread in DOE trailer classrooms: report

Black mold is widespread in DOE trailer classrooms: report

Black mold is rampant in aging Department of Education trailer classrooms across the city, according to a teachers union report. As part of an investigation into mold poisoning at a Brooklyn elementary school, United Federation of Teachers engineers revealed that the substance…