Every three hours, someone dies of a drug overdose in New York City, and fentanyl is a factor in 81% of all those overdoses. Two recent drug busts illustrate the depth of the crisis and what law enforcement faces in trying to combat the scourge.
Father Ed Mason
Salve Regina Catholic Academy Greets Migrant Family With Open Arms
Salve Regina Catholic Academy in East New York has welcomed a new student — a young migrant who fled Venezuela with his family to seek a better life in the U.S. Marcell Contreras is adjusting well to school, officials said.
Affordable Housing Proponents Seek Property Tax Reform
Property tax reform advocates say the owners of homes in low-income neighborhoods shoulder greater tax burdens than owners of homes in more affluent areas. The Nehemiah Homeowners Association, Tax Equity Now New York, and Father Ed Mason clamor for change.