Snooki and the gang are in Italy for the season but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hits his state’s beaches to highlight the importance of clean water and a thriving tourism economy.
If ever anyone deserved to be a posthumous winner, it would of course be Gov. Hugh Carey, whose funeral yesterday was a reunion of sorts for the generation of pols that rose to the challenge of New York’s fiscal crisis in the 1970s. Judge for yourself whether any of this week’s Winners & Losers can meet that standard.
While politicians were (hopefully) schooled in the unsavory usage of social media by the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal, there’s now another group that ought to heed the perils of overshares on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter: criminals. But the NYPD is not the first police department to create a crime-fighting social media unit.
New York City’s senior centers avoided a disastrous budget cut this year. But the passing of that threat masks a subtler one: the gradual erosion of an array of services New York City offers its elderly. City Limits reports.
On Wednesday, the winners of the NYC BigApps Ideas Challenger were announced. Ever wanted to rate the best and worst streets in your borough? There could soon be an app for that.
Two years after Mayor Michael Bloomberg tapped Wall Street veteran John Rhea to provide new leadership at the embattled New York City Housing Authority, the agency’s top ranks are emptying out.
Public housing buildings are full of broken elevators, mold and leaky ceilings, impacting the quality of life for residents. The New York City Housing Authority can and should do better by these residents.