Stories by Jennifer Peltz

Monday, May 30, 2016

Verizon, striking workers reach deal

NEW YORK — Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and ...
By Jennifer Peltz

Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

New York could add more micro-apartments

NEW YORK - The apartments in a new Manhattan building boast little balconies, tall ceilings, dishwashers and storage space. All in 360 square feet or less. It's micro-living in the nation's ...
By Jennifer Peltz

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

New York City to require salt warnings on menus

NEW YORK - Some sub sandwiches, movie theater pretzels and even milkshakes and salads will soon come with a first-of-its-kind salt warning symbol in New York City.
By Jennifer Peltz

Monday, Aug 17, 2015

After decades, Guardian Angels resume Central Park rounds

Guardian Angels volunteers made a pointed return this month to Central Park for the first time in over two decades, citing a 26 percent rise in crime there so far this year.
By Jennifer Peltz

Sunday, May 24, 2015

New York weighs letting dogs in outdoor dining areas

NEW YORK - Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it. New York is considering whether to join a growing number of states that allow pet dogs at open-air ...
By Jennifer Peltz

Monday, April 20, 2015

SC newspaper wins Pulitzer

NEW YORK - The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic violence.
By Jennifer Peltz

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Labs never top dog at Westminster

NEW YORK - In America's backyards and living rooms, Labrador retrievers reign as top dogs. But the breed that has been the nation's most popular for a record 23 years has never won its most elite ...
By Jennifer Peltz

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

Agility is on display at prestigious event

Agility is finally on display this week at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show, where dogs lacking purebred credentials can also show off their talents.
By Jennifer Peltz

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

Mixed-breed dogs will have their day at Westminster

NEW YORK - When the nation's foremost dog show added an event open to mixed breeds, owners cheered that everydogs were finally having their day.
By Jennifer Peltz

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

Laws try to protect jobless

It's a frustrating catch for those out of work in an era of high unemployment: looking for a job, only to find that some employers don't want anyone who doesn't already have one. Efforts to bar ...
By Jennifer Peltz

Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Flu fuels debate over paid sick time

An unusually early and vigorous flu season is drawing attention to a cause that has scored victories but also hit roadblocks in recent years: mandatory paid sick leave for a third of civilian ...
By Jennifer Peltz

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012

Businesses stress consumer feedback

With e-mailed appeals for comments on commonplace transactions and customer-service calls that beget requests to take a survey, consumers are being pinged for opinions at a rate that has gotten ...
By Jennifer Peltz

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008

Upscale amenities draw well-heeled to residences

NEW YORK --- Zack Mishkin went all out to impress his girlfriend on the one-year anniversary of their romance.
By Jennifer Peltz
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