Polio, a debilitating and sometimes fatal disease primarily eradicated in the U.S., has struck New York, prompting the governor to announce a month-long disaster emergency to accelerate vaccination efforts statewide.
Officials and the MLB confirmed in online posts that he was killed in a wrong-way crash on the New Jersey Turnpike near Jersey City Sunday while heading to Manhattan’s 9/11 ceremony.
It may look pretty, but the spotted lanternfly is blamed for millions of dollars in crop losses each year in Pennsylvania. Now, New York’s grape farmers in the Finger Lakes region are on high alert, including O-Neh-Da Vineyard, the only dedicated sacramental wine producer in the U.S.
On the 55th anniversary of his death in Vietnam, Maryknoll Father Vincent Capodanno was remembered at a Mass celebrated in his hometown in a chapel that bears his name.
A festive tradition that began here when Grover Cleveland was President of the U.S. is still going strong today, thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers who work to keep it alive.
St. John’s University’s Staten Island campus will shut its doors in 2024, following a 63% drop in enrollment over 22 years, which could have fallen even further, off a “demographic cliff ” expected across the U.S. in the future, officials said.
It took four months for Jennifer to journey from her home in Venezuela to New York City to flee the economic and social turmoil in that troubled nation. The final leg was a bus trip up from the southern border with Mexico.
The Church of the Transfiguration pushed back Sunday, Aug. 14, against the pandemic’s lingering effects of a stagnant economy, Asian hate crimes, and continued grief for those who died from COVID complications.
Working parents in need of child care will be getting a helping hand from New York State, which is pumping $70 million into creating new programs in so-called child care deserts.
Longtime state Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long — a powerful force in New York politics — died Sunday morning after a long illness. He was 82.