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Full-time job or not, it’s not easy to make a living, even with New York pushing minimum wage well past the basement lows of the federal standard. The coronavirus only made all of it worse. more
Crime is down nearly 6 percent in the 50th Precinct compared to last year — following a citywide trend that also boasted better numbers when it comes to shootings and murders. more
An express bus navigating the tricky turn from Kappock Street to Johnson Avenue claimed the life of Ruth Mullen on the evening of Sept. 7 — a woman who spent years advocating for a traffic signal at that very intersection in front of her home. more
Ruth Mullen's life was tragically cut short Sept. 7 while simply trying to cross the street in front of her Johnson Avenue home. She's remembered by friends as an activist, and by her husband Jim as the love of his life. more
It happens once every decade, and has major implications for how our country is run. That is, of course, the U.S. Census. But just as impactful is something that comes right after: When all 50 states redraw their congressional and state legislative districts. more
Like many since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Veronica Cruz has been dealt a bad hand. First, the EMS technician had her hours slashed by the New York Fire Department. Still she found a way to pay her rent, thanks in part to a second job she held. But when that went away, Cruz found herself buried in past-due notices. While some could wait for better days, others — like those she had to pay in order to keep her home — were far more pressing. more
Time’s up! The eviction moratorium has expired. After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s federal eviction moratorium, it’s now up to states like New York to help keep tenants financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic in their homes. more
Getting tasty food delivered straight to your door is a staple of New York City living. But now the city council says you can accept that delivery with a little more peace of mind. more
With a simple stroke of the pen, Gov. Kathy Hochul extended New York's eviction moratorium on Thursday, extending the protections from the original Tenant Safe Harbor Act until at least Jan. 15. more
More rain fell in just a couple hours on Sept. 1 in the Bronx than we would get in an entire month thanks to the remnants of Hurricane Ida.  more
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