As SUNY Downstate Medical Center reels from recent management changes and layoffs, area pols are demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo help the hospital.
Today, a group of Brooklyn electeds sent a letter to Cuomo asking for immediate assistance so that critical services and medical training could conti ... More >>
Some employers are sending a clear message through their job postings to those who most need work: If you're unemployed, stay away.
But it may be a bit more difficult for employers in New York City to reject the unemployed, if legislation introduced today at City Hall passes. This legislation woul ... More >>
Two weeks ago the NYPD announced that it had arrested 141 people in a city-wide sting operation directed against criminals selling stolen iPhones and iPads.
Called "Operation Takeback," the sweep put undercover cops, pretending to sell cut-rate Apple gadgets, in stores and on street corners where t ... More >>
Thanks, Brooklyn Paper! Implied Bay Ridge homoeroticism aside, councilman Vincent Gentile's 60-40 win over Republican Bob Capano was closer than most council races. Capano had run against Gentile before, so he was no stranger to voters, and portrayed himself to them as someone who had taught schoo ... More >>
In city races the favorites are getting treated as such, with very few deviations. Some of the city council races are downright ridiculous. Bronx incumbent Joel Rivera has defeated his Conservative Party challenger Steven Stern 97 to 3 percent. What an election night party Stern must be having.
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