Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa, New York City’s top-ticket candidates for mayor, took the debate stage Oct. 20, to explain their platforms on gun violence, economic recovery, and vaccine mandates for schools and public workers. They also blasting each other’s character.
The three major mayoral candidates — Democrat Eric Adams, Republican Curtis Sliwa and Conservative Bill Pepitone — have offered a wide range of ideas on how to address the tragedy of homelessness in New York.
Father Dwayne Davis said that if he is ever called upon to run a food distribution program again, he knows how to do it, and parishioners will make it happen.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, the retired cop and former state senator who won the Democratic mayoral primary, has spent most of his life working law enforcement and politics and is hoping his ability to navigate both worlds will propel him into Gracie Mansion.
On Dec. 14, Sandra Lindsay made headlines as the first American to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. On July 7, the intensive care nurse from New York was honored for her bravery by serving as Grand Marshal of New York City’s first “Hometown Heroes” ticker-tape parade that honored essential workers.
Bay Ridge business owners reopened on June 22 under Phase Two in the coronavirus recovery, with many expressing cautious optimism for the future.