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For state attorney general Letitia James, the evidence is clear: Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women while in office, and created a hostile work environment where he used his power to not only silence any complaints about his conduct, but to continue it with others. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio recommends everyone spending any time indoors with anyone else wear a mask regardless of their vaccination status, but stopped short Monday of making such a measure a requirement in New York City. more
It’s certainly been a hot summer, but representatives from the city’s emergency management and health departments say no one has to suffer because of it. more
There were numerous competitive Democratic primaries to keep track of in the Bronx last month. But of all the city council races in the mainland borough, the east Bronx win of Amanda Farias was special not just for her, of course, but also an up-and-coming campaign team she entrusted to secure that victory. more
He’s never shied away from backing a labor union before, but Councilman Eric Dinowitz is not happy with the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY decision to denounce Israel, backing  every college professor who reportedly resigned from the union in light of the measure. more
The upcoming academic year will likely be one of particular importance as the city begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. But not even halfway through it, someone new will take up the helm of the nation’s largest public school system. more
This week was a solemn one in the Surfside community just outside of Miami. Estelle Hedaya was the 98th and final victim of a condominium building collapse last month that still has building officials there puzzled on how it happened. more
Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifted most state-mandated coronavirus restrictions last June, various aspects of life in New York have slowly returned to normal. Well, a “new normal” anyway. more
Last week, Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams officially received the Democratic nomination for mayor after the city elections board certified results from the June primary. more
If you could boil Councilman Eric Dinowitz down to one core issue, it would probably be education. Although Dinowitz loved making a difference in the lives of his students, he also realized there’s only so much he could do in that setting. That’s why he decided to leave the classroom, he said, and run for city council in the first place. more
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