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Joy Solomon is known by many for her work as director and managing attorney for the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice. But now she’ll have a chance to wear another hat while continuing to promote elder justice into New York City’s suburbs. more
Big changes are coming to the corner of Broadway and West 251st Street where a single-story corner retail lot has languished in recent years. more
The U.S. Postal Service has been criticized for not being able to deliver envelopes and packages on time — but sometimes the hard-working postal workers don’t even get the chance. more
Even though most, if not all, the races have been called, not all the election results in New York are in yet.  State and city election officials didn’t start counting absentee ballots until Nov. 10, meaning more than 700,000 ballots remained outstanding from initial counts — including nearly 13,000 in the 81st Assembly District, currently represented by Jeffrey Dinowitz. more
The air is starting to get colder as winter nears, and because of that, activity at Van Cortlandt Park has declined. While spending time at New York City’s third-largest park is part of the draw of living here, it’s the late-night antics from this past summer and early fall that has drawn the ire of those looking for a quiet night in their homes nearby.  more
Not even two months into the hybrid learning program of New York City's public schools, and coronavirus has seemingly won again. Positivity rates have hit 3 percent on a weekly rolling average, and as promised, Mayor Bill de Blasio has closed physical school campuses beginning today. more
Police say they have found three girls reported missing on Tuesday, and that they are safe. more
We’ve all heard it one time or another. “In my day, no one in the neighborhood locked their doors. Everybody knew everybody, and crime was just something no one had to worry about.” That could have been the life in Sheriff Andy Taylor’s fictional town of Mayberry. But in reality, gramps might have better luck selling the grandkids his story of marching to school uphill in 10 feet of snow. more
Learning in the days of the coronavirus pandemic requires not only an electronic device to connect remotely, but internet access as well. more
Anyone experiencing whiplash from last March after seeing what appears to be another — and larger — wave of coronavirus cases throughout the country, they’re certainly not alone. But another first wave-era city policy could soon rear its ugly head: Fully remote learning. more
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