New York Lawmakers Consider Letting Kids Take Mental Health Days From SchoolA recent study from the Pew Research Center found 70 percent of teens in the U.S. view anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers.
Measles Outbreak: New York State Ends Religious Exemptions For VaccinationsGov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill yesterday that ended vaccination exemptions based on religious beliefs.
Measles Outbreak: End To Religious Exemptions For Vaccinations Signed Into Law In New York StateState legislators are expected Thursday to pass a law that would end religious exemptions for vaccinations in New York in response to an outbreak of measles in parts of the state.
State Senator Wants Tougher Rules For NYC Double-Decker BusesA New York lawmaker is raising concerns about double-decker sightseeing buses in New York City.
New York State Sen. Brad Hoylman Finds Swastika In His Apartment BuildingDemocratic State Senator Brad Hoylman said he found a swastika in his Greenwhich Village apartment building.
Group Launches Campaign Against Airbnb In NYCA group of New York elected officials, community activists and housing advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday to launch a campaign against the home-sharing company Airbnb.
State Senator Opposes Closure Of Chelsea PrisonNew York State is planning to close a prison in a pricey Manhattan neighborhood and one local politician is against the move.
NYC Parks Department Lifts Ban On Live Music Near Fountains, MonumentsThe parks department had been cracking down on musicians playing near monuments and park benches, but the ban has been lifted, and it's music to the ears of those in Washington Square Park, WCBS 880's Alex Silverman reported.
Report: Saudi King Could Move Manhattan Mosque SiteA Manhattan attorney is pitching a plan to move to the controversial mosque from its current Lower Manhattan spot to the West Village.