On Sunday, October 9, New York State extended the Executive Order to continue to maximize the resources available to protect New Yorkers against polio through vaccination. While only one case of polio has so far been identified, ongoing wastewater surveillance provides evidence of repeated poliovirus detections in sewage samples in the greater New York metropolitan area.
State lawmakers are quietly reviving plans for an annual tax on second homes in New York City. The tax proposal is being revived as city officials search for ways to plug a projected $3.75 billion budget gap for the next fiscal year.
Karma may have its way of getting back at you, but it’s usually best not to give it a hand. The Swedish immigrant @AzadM_52 seemed to have missed that important memo, having filmed himself as he threw eggs at the Jews for Trump Parade Sunday.
In the latest job targeted by New York State to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Governor Andrew Cuomo has halted all nonessential construction.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all non-essential workers to stay home due to the Coronavirus, with limited exceptions.
Rockland 2nd Annual National Night Out For Law Enforcement
Rockland Boulders Stadium 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Dr, Pomona, NY 10970
Rockland's 2nd Annual National Night Out will be taking place on Monday, August 12th, at the Rockland Boulders Stadium. The night will feature presentations by Law Enforcement and Fire Departments, including a K-9 presentation, and the use of the Jaws of Life. The evening will also include entertainment such as a dunk tank, bounce house, face painting and more. A firework grand finale will finish off the night with a bang. The event begins at 4:00pm, and will continue through 9:00pm. Admission is free for all.
New York officials have effectively stopped trying to trace COVID-19 cases — saying everyone should assume they have already come into contact with the potentially deadly virus, according to an alarming report.
Money can’t buy you happiness, love or class, but billionaire Michael Bloomberg made a $600 million bet that it could buy him the Oval Office. He lost that bet, and has now endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden.
Councilman Chaim Deutsch (D-Brooklyn) introduced a resolution into the New York City Council following the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s directive calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, legislation requiring a moment of silence in all public schools at the beginning of each school day.
A New York judge granted a temporary restraining order Monday afternoon, halting a Department of State guidance barring tenant-paid rental commissions from going into effect. The guidance, circulated Feb. 4, would have blocked tenants from paying rental commissions in cases where the landlord hired an agent to market the listing.
After vetoing a bill that would legalize e-bikes and e-scooters late last year, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced during his annual budget address that he will legalize them this year.
A petition against the discontinuing of a carpool discount by three major Manhattan crossings has gained traction, with over 9,000 people already signing on.
The number of hate crimes against Jews in New York City has risen significantly over the first nine months of this year, part of a citywide rise in such offenses. The New York Police Department has reported 311 total hate crimes through September, as opposed to 250 reported through the same period in 2018, according to Deputy Inspector Mark Molinari, who heads the department’s Hate Crimes Task Force.
A man wielding a metal pipe killed four men and critically injured a fifth man in vicious attacks on the streets of Chinatown early Saturday morning. A 24-year-old suspect was arrested nearby on the Bowery without incident after the brutal attacks at three different locations in the neighborhood.
Hours after New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ended her 2020 campaign, it was revealed that Mayor Bill de Blasio was still short of threshold to qualify for the next Democratic debate. Facing a midnight deadline to show both the fundraising and polling needed to reach the fall debates, de Blasio had reportedly failed to hit either mark.
Authorities say a transformer fire caused a power outage in Manhattan leaving businesses, elevators. and subway cars without electricity. The New York City Fire Department said the fire started at West 64th Street and West End Avenue and has since affected at least 42,000 people by 8pm on Saturday.
At least seven people were injured Wednesday when a garbage truck rolled off a New Jersey overpass and onto a roadway near the Lincoln Tunnel, snarling traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year, according to reports.
A pilot died, and a scare ensued after a helicopter crashed on the roof of a Manhattan sky scraper Monday. The crash brought back a scare to 9/11, and authorities are investigation the incident.
A suspect described as “a lone wolf” was arrested Thursday in connection with a plan to throw explosives at people in New York City’s famed Times Square, according to reports.
A helicopter taking off from a helipad in Manhattan had a failure and crashed into the river. The pilot was the only occupant on board, and managed to escape without serious injury.