Working parents in need of child care will be getting a helping hand from New York State, which is pumping $70 million into creating new programs in so-called child care deserts.
Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, was attacked on the campaign trail by a man who lunged at him with a sharp object Thursday.
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. 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.
In response to the upcoming ruling, which may affect the status of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law new measures that would elevate the state into an abortion safe haven for locals and out-of-state abortion seekers.
Gov. Kathy Hochul is expected to sign recently passed legislation Monday that will further toughen New York state’s already strict gun laws, most notably raising the legal age for someone to buy or possess a semi-automatic weapon from 18 to 21.
New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board will vote June 21 on the biggest hikes for stabilized rent rates in nearly 10 years. Landowners say they need the hikes to keep pace with inflation. Tenants, meanwhile, assail the idea, adding that inflation is what keeps them from paying more on rent.
Expressing shock and sorrow in the wake of an apparently racially-motivated mass shooting at a Buffalo, New York supermarket on Saturday, May 14, Bishop Robert Brennan called for prayers for the families of the victims.
With a soundtrack of bagpipes and drums, marchers with banners and flags marched down 5th Avenue Thursday in the return of the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a long-awaited rebound after a two-year pandemic-induced absence.
Police, politicians, and priests on Wednesday, Feb. 2 joined the family of Wilbert Mora, a New York City police officer, at his funeral, offering eulogies that told of his colossal size and heart to match.