The NYPD is increasing security measures, as counter-terrorism officials investigate a significant, yet unconfirmed plan by Al Qaeda members to attack New York City and Washington D.C. on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
The Department of Environmental Conservation released a draft of its report on the benefits and risks of hydraulic fracking in New York. The public comment period is on!
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has blasted the Long Island Power Authority for its frustratingly slow efforts to restore power after Tropical Storm Irene, but the governor hasn’t been so quick to exert his own power on the public authority. The Capitol reports.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is said to be in panic mode over the prospect of David Weprin losing to Bob Turner in the special election for the Ninth Congressional District.
Many young people turn up on the streets or in jail after they age out of the city’s childcare system. The latest in Gotham Gazette’s poverty series looks at efforts to change that.
Some of the worst flooding from Tropical Storm Irene continues to affect Northern New Jersey. On Wednesday, the president declared New York and New Jersey disaster areas, making the states eligible for federal assistance funds.
Here’s what residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut can do to make sure they receive fair treatment from their insurer.
More poor New Yorkers who don’t get food stamps — or whose benefits leave their cupboards bare – have turned to private groups for aid, forcing charities to struggle to meet the demand. Gotham Gazette reports.