Samantha Levine

Top NY Court Will Review Bloomberg's Large Sugary Drinks BanThe Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in July.
Free Programs, Ad Campaign Focused On Boosting Girls' Self-EsteemThe ads are aimed at girls between the ages of 7 and 12, the city said.
Census Data: 21 Percent Of New Yorkers Live In PovertyThe one percent increase in the poverty rate comes even as the city has gained back all of the jobs it lost in the recession. The national average is 15.9 percent.