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Top NYC news: Roosevelt statue will be removed; fireworks are booming; more

Top NYC news: Roosevelt statue will be removed; fireworks are booming; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 23, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in New York City? Read on for everything you need to know.

Theodore Roosevelt statue will be removed from the front steps of the Museum of Natural History

A statue of President Theodore Roosevelt in front of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City will be removed, a statement from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's office said Sunday.

Read the full story on WCVB Channel 5 Boston.

Joel Schumacher, director of films including 'The Lost Boys' and 'St. Elmo's Fire,' dies

Director Joel Schumacher has died at the age of 80. Schumacher passed away in New York City after a year-long cancer battle, Variety and TMZ have confirmed through the filmmaker’s representation.

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.

Some New York news shows back, but many hosts work remotely

The couch is still in storage, but the morning team on "Fox & Friends" returned for the first time Monday to the midtown Manhattan studio vacated in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Read the full story on www.fbherald.com.

City agencies prepare for workers' return, but safety questions remain

The City Council has proposed creating a task force to oversee the safe return of municipal workers who transitioned to working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, but some of them still have concerns.

Read the full story on thechiefleader.com.

Fireworks continue boom in New York as residents wonder why the noise

Complaints of fireworks are booming in New York City. There were 1,737 calls about fireworks recorded with 311 in the first half of June, which is more than 80 times the amount in the same time period last year.

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.


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