In 2009, Bronx Councilman Larry Seabrook was indicted for allegedly bilking taxpayer-funded nonprofits. As his long-awaited trial begins, the time to find his successor may have finally arrived. City Hall News reports.
Passengers love to complain about New York City’s 100,000-plus taxicab and limousine drivers. But what do they say about us, the riders? MetroFocus hit the road to find out. Sure enough, cab drivers take issue with a lot of things we passengers do.
Occupy Albany hit its stride, while those Zuccotti Park hit a speed bump. The recessions hit home for kids when Bloomberg downsized his Halloween candy. This week’s winners and losers…
For many New York City residents going to the polls in state Senate races, one vote of theirs is not equal to one from Buffalo or Niagara Falls. The New York World reports.
On Nov. 3, the first batch of Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested in the first wave of mass arrests appeared in court. The majority refused a deal offered by prosecutors and opted instead to proceed to trial.
Denis Hughes, the powerful president of the New York AFL-CIO that serves 2.5 million union members, has told multiple associates he is not planning to run for re-election.
Autism affects nearly one in every 110 children and takes a serious emotional and financial toll on families. A new law requires New York State insurers to cover the diagnoses and treatment of autism.
Pension reforms proposed last week by Mayor Bloomberg and Comptroller John Liu could run into challenges from representatives of the very workers they are supposed to benefit. City Hall News reports.
Two years ago, New York State launched SNUG, a program in which former gang members work full-time to mediate potentially violent disputes between youths. But funding for the program has been cut.