Critics: New York State’s Adoption Restrictions Causing ‘a Lot of Pain’

by Tablet Staff  PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Adoptive parents in New York and those seeking to adopt children are criticizing a restriction by New York’s Office of Children and Family Services that limits the financial support adoptive families can give birth mothers in New York and out of state. The agency said these women can only […]

Israel-Hamas War Sparks Antisemitism On Campuses

The Israel-Hamas war has led to a shocking rise of antisemitism on college campuses across the country, according to concerned advocates and students, who said the situation is growing more dangerous by the day. 

Vermont Gov. Scott Calls Flash Flooding ‘Historic and Catastrophic’

Heavy rains July 9 and 10 caused significant flooding primarily in Vermont but also in other parts of New England and New York killing at least one person and damaging property. Thousands of Vermonters lost homes and businesses in the floods, and rising waters  washed-out roadways and bridges, stranding many in the region.

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.