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It was a win and a loss for state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi on a pair of bills she championed in the upper chamber. more
There’s a lot of talk about how the coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses — but when it comes to schools, outside the fact that campuses are closed, some might be surprised to find out what’s happening inside. more
Some might want to say U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has been a bit distracted with last month’s impeachment of President Donald Trump — but the longtime congressman would wholeheartedly disagree. more
Every night since May 4, a swarm of police officers, city social workers and volunteers descend on subway stations that close just as the clock strikes 1 a.m., hoping to find people who need their help. It’s a small army of people who have forsaken sleep in order to deliver as many homeless individuals into shelters as possible. more
For the first time in New York’s history, voters cast ballots early in a presidential race. And it’s a process that has become more eventful than anyone could have guessed. more
The developer behind a West 246th Street house that was recently subjected to the ire of Community Board 8 land use chair Charles Moerdler, is speaking out about claims work on the house were not above board. more
There is little doubt that history will remember 2020 for a long time — and not in a good way. Yet, the biggest news that could still come might not be the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is hammering the country, but if democracy might survive the simple act of a presidential election. more
They filled the sidewalk in front of the Bronx Library Center in Fordham last week, carrying signs and chanting their displeasure with the current health coverage system in the state. “What do we want? Health care! When do we want it? Now!” more
Assuming protests and some of the violence that trailed in its wake doesn’t mess anything up, New York City is expected to finally jumpstart its stalled economy on Monday, June 8. But as the city catches up to the state’s nine other regions on the road to recovery, there are still many unanswered questions that abound — especially surrounding some of the unique needs of small businesses.  more
President Donald Trump has taken a lot of flack lately about how he has handled the coronavirus pandemic to this point — and his approval numbers aren’t helping much either. more
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