The New York City Council’s move to allow non-citizens to vote in municipal elections is setting the stage for a court battle over immigrants’ rights versus the privilege of citizenship.
Just days after announcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all private and religious schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a sweeping new mandate covering private businesses in New York City.
Officials in the Diocese of Brooklyn reacted with concern and confusion over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private and religious schools imposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Education officials in the Diocese of Brooklyn came out in opposition to a school vaccine mandate for private and religious schools announced late Thursday by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Whoever succeeds current Mayor Bill de Blasio should know that the city’s future depends on public safety, said Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of the Diocese of Brooklyn.
A growing number of New York City’s frontline workers — including paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians — were poised to boycott Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first “Hometown Heroes” ticker tape parade July 7, charging that the city is paying them “poverty wages.”
As the New York Police Department chases suspected gunmen — some are repeat offenders — priests in the Diocese of Brooklyn want to help their communities find solutions to the growing violence.
The City Council has voted unanimously to pass legislation to double the fines for vandalizing houses of worship, as the city continues to grapple with disturbing incidents at religious institutions.
With chants of “Keep Columbus Day,” dozens of activists gathered at a Columbus Circle rally on May 12 to denounce the city Department of Education’s (DOE) decision to remove Columbus Day from the school calendar.
Two longtime conservative voices in New York City tore into each other on March 31, in a raucous two-hour debate over who should be the Republican Party’s nominee in this year’s election for mayor.