AG’s Office Reports State Undercounted COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes

On Jan. 28, New York State Attorney General Letitia James released the findings from her office’s ongoing investigations into nursing homes’ responses during the pandemic. Collected data from 62 facilities — 10 percent of New York’s total facilities — during specific time periods suggests that New York’s Department of Health (DOH) undercounted COVID-19 resident deaths associated with nursing homes by 56 percent.

Only in Print: Chadwick’s Gets Lifeline From the Barstool Fund

One of Brooklyn’s most beloved small businesses has been facing trying times due to the pandemic. Chadwick’s Restaurant, located at 8822 Third Avenue in Bay Ridge, has enjoyed a solid 33-year history in the community and is renowned for serving some of the borough’s finest American cuisine.

Judge Rules in Favor of Catholic Schools in Archdiocese’s Case Against DOE

On Nov. 23, Judge Wayne Ozzi of the New York State Supreme Court — Richmond County granted COVID-19 testing relief sought by Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York. The Archdiocese filed a lawsuit last month against the City’s Department of Education (DOE), stating that the DOE should legally provide the same health and testing resources for its students as it does for public school students (as required under Section 912 of the State Education Law).

Basilica’s Catacombs Tour Called Historic, Sacred, Inspiring

Since 2017, New York residents and tourists have hired Tommy’s New York to show them around the catacombs at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan. This underground area is the resting place for many legendary characters of New York City’s earliest history.