Jan. 12, 2021 - The contentious 2020 national election cycle is still in the throes of a spectacular, now violent, end. But already, another political fight is kicking off in New York City. Candidates are campaigning in what will most certainly be a busy New York City council election season — with 51 seats up for grabs and ranked-choice voting taking place for the first time — plus the selection of a new mayor.
Jan. 06, 2021 - New York Daily News The cop who sodomized Abner Louima with a jagged wooden handle in 1997 wants out of...
Dec. 19, 2020 - Co-founders of the Black Women’s March — which grew from the Black Lives Matter movement — are now using those same organizing skills to marshal something different: donations to social causes, like the over 200 gifts for New York City foster youth.
Dec. 18, 2020 - At the height of the pandemic last spring, New York City hired 200 people to help COVID-19 positive residents access essentials like food and medicine during quarantine. Now, with a second wave hitting the country and large holiday gatherings likely, the city is planning to expand its program to help more immigrant New Yorkers, including Creole-speaking Haitian-Americans.
Dec. 07, 2020 - The neighborhood Christmas tree lighting will take place at Zanmi’s 1206 Nostrand Ave. location. The Dec. 12 event is scheduled to run from 1-10 p.m., with complimentary hot beverages, pastries and live music.
Dec. 04, 2020 - Coronavirus infections in New York City are continuing to climb to worrisome levels not seen in months as health experts warn about difficult winter ahead.