Catholics Blast Bill Allowing Composting of Human Remains

Proposed legislation that would allow the remains of deceased persons to be composted and reduced to soil — the way some recyclable food waste is handled — is getting a great deal of pushback from local Catholics.

Project Hospitality to Help Homeless Get Vaccinated

Project Hospitality, one of the city’s only providers to operate both street outreach and shelter programs, will be helping to vaccinate dozens of homeless community members across Staten Island on March 27.