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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
Even for those who might not otherwise welcome a chance to enjoy the food from their favorite restaurant while breathing in fresh air, having such options available was vital for a key New York City industry at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Laura Spalter has yet to physically preside over a meeting as chair of Community Board 8. But she's not only OK with that — she wanted it to continue. And thanks to Kathy Hochul, she got her wish. more
They may not have gotten along while he was still governor, but Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio had one cause in common: coronavirus vaccines. The problem? Not everyone agrees with them … more
Like many others throughout the country Jennifer Medina has struggled to make ends meet since the spread of the coronavirus worldwide shut down large portions of the economy, costing many — like her — their jobs. more
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