Mayor De Blasio Facing Pressure To Visit Rikers Island Amid Calls For Reform From Both Republican, Democratic LeadersThursday, de Blasio touted progress, saying expedited detainee processing, overcrowding and widespread staff sick-outs were all being addressed.
Parents Rally On Staten Island, Call On NYC To Lift Mask Mandate For Public School Students This FallThey say it should be up to parents if their child wears a mask in schools starting in September.
Almost 3 Years After Movie Set Fire Took Life Of FDNY Firefighter, City Council Set To Vote On New RegulationsIt was March 22, 2018, when fire erupted at an old jazz club being used as the set for the film “Motherless Brooklyn.” Thirty-seven-year-old firefighter Michael Davidson went in and gave his life fighting the fire.
Gov. Cuomo Redraws COVID-19 Hot Zones As Infection Rates ImproveThe governor announced Wednesday that restrictions in New York City will be narrowed to certain blocks instead of whole zip codes
MTA Says It Needs Another $3 Billion In Emergency Funding As Coronavirus Pandemic Causes 90% Decrease In Ridership, Unprecedented Subway ShutdownThe MTA projects an $8.9 billion loss in revenue through 2021.
Point Of View: Councilman Joe Borelli Discusses NYC Transit Boss Andy Byford's Resignation & MoreThe Staten Island South Shore Republican joined CBSN New York's political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”
Chirlane McCray Facing Criticism While Eyeing Run For Brooklyn Borough PresidentThere have been reports the mayor is trying to strike a deal to win the support of current borough president Eric Adams.
Rikers Island Correction Officer Slashed Across FaceA Rikers Island correction officer was slashed across the face on Friday night, prompting calls for change.
Assemblyman Says Warning Signs Are Needed As Staten Island Deer Population BoomsThere has been a population explosion on Staten Island, but we're not talking about people, we're talking about deer.