Mayor de Blasio Appoints Jennifer Jones Austin As Chair Of The Board Of Correction

Mayor de Blasio today announced the appointment of Jennifer Jones Austin as Chair of the Board of Correction. Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 Crisis: Senator Hoylman New “COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donation Credit” Legislation

Today, Senator Brad Hoylman announced legislation to create the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donation Credit. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: SUNY College Of Optometry University Eye Center Launches Telehealth Platform

The SUNY College of Optometry University Eye Center (UEC) moved quickly to cope with the coronavirus crisis by connecting their providers with patients via telehealth starting March 30, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continue Reading →

Sadly, NYC Coronavirus Deaths Outpace Nations Across The Globe

New York City’s new coronavirus death count is only comparable to that of whole nations, new data show. Continue Reading →

FreshDirect Partners With All Five Boroughs For “Operation 5-Borough Food Drive”

FreshDirect, in partnership with all five of New York City’s Borough Presidents, Eric Adams from Brooklyn, Gale Brewer from Manhattan, Ruben Diaz Jr. from the Bronx, Sharon Lee from Queens and James Oddo from Staten Island, today. Continue Reading →

NYC From Harlem To Hollis, Now Epicenter Of Coronavirus Crisis As Cases Reach 4K

New York City is now the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the United States as the number of cases passed 4,000 and 26 people have died, the mayor said Friday. Continue Reading →

Call To Shut Down New York City Now To Contain Coronavirus, Says Uptown Council Member Rodriguez

Statement from Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez:

Given the highly contagious nature of the Coronavirus and lack of widespread testing in New York City, I call on Mayor de Blasio to shut down New York City immediately. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Gov. Andrew Cuomo Halts Mortgage Payments, And Credit Card Fees

Mortgage payments, credit card fees and ATM fees will be waived in New York as the state grapples with the economic impact of its novel coronavirus response, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. Continue Reading →


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