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Demoralizing. That’s what Naomi Sharlin called her first day back at school. The omicron variant continues to take the coronavirus to new record highs in infection rates, but New York City schools vow to stay open. Yet, that doesn’t mean many are comfortable making a return. more
Jessica Woolford grew up in Kingsbridge, alternating between her grandmother’s building at West 234th Street, and her mother’s building at West 238th Street. While walking around the neighborhood — whether it be to school at P.S. 7, or church at St. John’s — Woolford regularly passed by the two-story house on Kingsbridge Avenue where the local Assemblyman maintains his district office. more
Snow is coming to New York City. It might not be a lot of it, but this is a city Mayor Eric Adams says learns from the past, and will be ready. more
U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is the latest from Capitol Hill to announce he's tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. But there's a bit of a twist to the congressman's report: This is the second time he's been infected in the past 12 months. more
With a nod to the omicron variant of the coronavirus, a much smaller crowd greeted the new year in Times Square late Friday night. But after the countdown, and just after Bill de Blasio danced the evening away with his wife to the sounds of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York," that very same New York welcomed new mayor Eric Adams. more
In a rather unorthodox sense of the word, gifts are coming — not from a jolly man in a red suit and reindeer-pulled sleigh, but from Albany. More specifically, Gov. Kathy Hochul's office. more
With the omicron variant taking over a vast majority of coronavirus infections in New York City, Councilman Eric Dinowitz has joined forces with City Hall colleagues Mark Levine and Mark Treyger, as well as the United Federation of Teachers labor union to demand city officials provide the resources to schools can test everyone who walks onto campus. more
But even in the waning days of an administration, it’s never too late to try and leave a lasting impact. Especially for Bill de Blasio, who’s rumored to be eyeing a run for governor next year. That very well may be why de Blasio announced a coronavirus vaccine mandate last week for all of the city’s private sector workers. more
Back when Gov. Kathy Hochul first took office in September, she focused on the coronavirus delta variant, which was — and continues today — spreading rapidly. One of those measures? Extend the ability of government bodies like local community boards to meet virtually — at least until we thought we might be out of the woods. Like, say, the beginning of next year. more
No one is looking back at the past couple of years with an overall sense of fondness. The coronavirus pandemic continues to infect not only thousands of people every day, but every corner of our lives as well. From wearing masks in public spaces, to weathering multiple vaccination shots, to going to the store and finding our favorite snack out of stock because of supply chain issues, it seems all of this will never end. more
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