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David Handschuh has had his fair share of construction noise. And it all comes from what is supposed to be a beautiful sight outside of his Kappock Street home — the Henry Hudson Bridge. more
They’re protesting a pair of bills they say would limit their ability to protest. And they have their sights on one of the lawmakers who sponsored that legislation: Assemblyman Jeffrey … more
Eylon Levy is truly dedicated to Israel and its people. And he brought that love this past week to students at SAR Academy. Born and raised in London, Levy moved to Israel at 23, enlisting in the military there at the height of the 2014 Gaza war. After his service, Levy decided to stay in Israel, first serving as the international media advisor to the Israeli president before becoming the government’s official spokesman following the Hamas terrorist attacks of Oct. 7. more
It’s expensive to live in New York, and the outlook on the climate isn’t so good. That opens the door for new legislation from state Sen. Gustavo Rivera that he’s calling the “Livable New York Act,” which aims to fight back against the climate crisis, provide additional affordable housing and employment opportunities — all for those who have spent time behind bars. more
Anyone trying to make their way along Sedgwick Avenue and some of the surrounding streets near the Jerome Park Reservoir should get ready for a mess. Con Edison has taken over large chunks of Kingsbridge Heights and Van Cortlandt Village through what the utility describes as “emergency work” that started a few weeks ago. more
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz has put his name on two bills that would criminalize disruptive acts of protest. One would make it a misdemeanor if protesters disrupt speakers at an event, while the other would charge protesters who block a public road or bridge with a felony for domestic terrorism. more
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new tool intended to protect residents on government assistance from criminals trying to steal their benefits through skimming devices. more
The Unity Democratic Club announced this week it had contributed to the groundswell of support for Tom Suozzi for the open congressional District 3 seat vacated by the ouster of George Santos. more
Community Board 8 is accepting nominations for its annual Betty Campbell Most Valuable Merchant and Irving Ladimer Community Service awards. more
U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres introduced legislation last week aiming to advance accessible and comprehensive mental health care services. The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Act of 2024 seeks to modify the existing Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014. more
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