Posts Tagged New York City

Yankees sign pitcher Scott Baker to minor league contract

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees and right-hander Scott Baker have agreed to a one-year minor league contract.

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Saratoga Dreamer wins Big A’s Rego Park Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) — Saratoga Dreamer made a successful transition to the main track Friday, winning the $125,000 Rego Park Stakes by a neck over Regal Minister at Aqueduct.

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Blogger helps raise $1 million so NYC kids can visit Harvard

This Oct. 2, 2013 file photo shows street portrait photographer Brandon Stanton, creator of the popular Humans of New York blog, near Union Square in New York.  A fundraising campaign inspired by the popular photo blog has raised more than $1 million to send middle-school students from a high-poverty Brooklyn school on field trips to Harvard. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — A fundraising campaign inspired by the popular photo blog Humans of New York has raised more than $1 million to send middle-school students from a high-poverty Brooklyn school on field trips to Harvard.

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Helen Eustis, award-winning mystery writer, dead at 98

NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Eustis, an Edgar Award-winning mystery writer who later translated works by Georges Simenon and other European authors, has died. She was 98.

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Tim Pernetti out at NYCFC; Tom Glick hired as team president

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City FC is replacing its leader before playing its first game in Major League Soccer.

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