The waiting area at Animal Care & Control of NYC on 110th between 1st and 2nd Avenues smells like vinegar. The cinder-block walls are a pale yellow and sea foam green and visitors can hear dogs bark and whimper through the walls. The animals sit in kennels upstairs. Visitors must sign in before browsing the […]
Hundreds of New York City union members, from hotel workers to construction workers and building maintenance crews, gathered at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon—not in an act of protest, but to stress the need for good and safe jobs as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rezoning plan for affordable housing. The unions and Public Advocate […]
A seven-alarm fire in the East Village injures 25, four of whom are in critical condition.
Lilly Abadi tilted her head down. Her teary eyes gazed at her clasped hands, which were resting on her lap. She nodded her head and mumbled affirming words to almost every statement of comfort that the two rabbis spoke. Before the speeches began, Abadi walked through the sanctuary collecting tzadaka—charity—for another family in need. An […]
The PBA is the only NYPD union that hasn’t ratified a contract, and some see a connection to its upcoming election.
With a relatively low tuition at CUNY and with most students receiving financial aid, Obama’s plan won’t make a large difference for the city’s community college students.
Winter storm Juno forced cancellations of blood drives, triggering shortages. The city is scrambling to make up for the loss.