Human Composting Is Now Legal in New York State

Natural Organic Reduction (NOR), also called “human composting,” is now legal New York State. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill on Dec. 30 which lets NOR facilities operate as cemetery corporations in the state.

NY’s Human Composting Bill Remains Grave Concern

The New York State Catholic Conference is urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto the bill that would legalize “green” burial processes that involve natural decomposition with other organic materials to convert the body into dirt.

Tenants, Landlords Unhappy with Approved Apartment Rent Hikes

Alice Apolinaris was not celebrating on June 29, the first day of her retirement after 25 years as a public schools paraprofessional. She burst from her apartment on 3rd Street in Carroll Gardens for a walk, which is how she manages stress. Lately, her anxiety has been growing.

Gov. Hochul Takes On The Supreme Court

Gov. Kathy Hochul appears to be taking action as if she has more power than the U.S. Supreme Court. Hochul — who is Catholic — chastised the Supreme Court because it overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.