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The debate over the existence of man-made climate change is all but settled — 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this, according to NASA. And for the past few years, many policymakers — especially of the Democratic persuasion — have called it an existential threat. more
It may have come in a week late, but the $212 billion state budget is packed to the gills. And some state lawmakers say the extra deliberation was worth it. In previous years, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi said she felt disheartened by the budget process. Gov. Andrew Cuomo almost completely controlled the process, according to law, and rarely would he yield to some of the more liberal big-ticket items she and other newer lawmakers craved.  But this year felt entirely different.  more
Absentee voters at risk of having their ballots rejected have just a couple more days to cure those ballots before the final count gets under way for last month’s city council special election. more
Anyone 30 or older can now seek out one of the available coronavirus vaccines in New York. And by April 6, that access will be universal, including anyone older than 16. more
Like it or not, standardized testing has become an integral part of the American school landscape. But when a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic hits the country, some things needed to temporarily take a back seat — and testing wasn’t immune. more
Community Board 8 is now accepting nominations for its annual Irving Ladimer Community Service Award. more
Making the dean’s list anywhere is no mean feat. But when it happens at one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, it’s all the more cause for celebration. more
After a divisive 2020 election season that pit many against a president they said went too far, Kevin Pazmino is concerned about the direction his country is headed.  more
A quarter can make all the difference for those who rely on public transportation to get around. And that was the price looming over the heads of many of those commuters only this past week. more
Many voices were sounded over the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, and now one additional group is ready to be heard: the Sisters of Charity of New York. more
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