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It’s all about putting less people in jail, especially with the pending closure of Rikers Island. And that might actually become a reality as city officials predict jail population in New York City will drop to 3,300 by 2026. more
In Washington, these days, just about every conversation is noun, verb and “impeachment.” The U.S. House of Representatives is formally exploring making Donald Trump just the fourth president in the country’s 231-year history to face the ultimate congressional rebuke, but U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat has formally been calling for such extreme action against Trump since 2017. more
Eighth graders getting ready to apply for high school have a chance to learn more about the process — and what to expect — during an admissions fair Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6. more
About everything that could go right was going right for the Fieldston football program last Saturday. more
Mayor de Blasio’s Pre-K For All program — which provides free pre-kindergarten services for the city’s 4-year-olds, appears to be paying off more
Last year, believing it would help curb Manhattan traffic congestion and give yellow cab drivers a little relief, the city’s Taxi & Limousine Commission capped the number of vehicles it would allow for ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. Yet, some of that support waned Aug. 7 when the TLC voted to extend the cap on for-hire vehicles from a year to indefinitely. more
Two years after the deaths of two toddlers at Amalgamated Houses, police last week arrested their mother, Jade Spencer, on two counts of manslaughter and one count of second-degree assault. more
Blackouts don’t sit too well with the city that never sleeps. In two separate incidents last month, more than 120,000 Con Edison customers in Manhattan and Brooklyn lost service. Subway trains stopped underground, people were stranded in dead elevators, folks sweltered in uncooled apartments, and Times Square was eerily dark. more
More than a majority of the Democrats in the U.S. House are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, and U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel is now part of that majority. more
The Bronx Democratic County Committee nominated Wilma Guzman, Bahaati Pitt and John Higgit to the Bronx County Supreme Court at its convention Thursday evening. more
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