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The city council and Mayor Eric Adams will have to revisit the 2023 school year budget after a New York state supreme court judge Friday returned the education portion of the city’s budget for reconsideration. more
With the first day of school only weeks away, the status of class sizes, how many teachers will be working, and which extracurricular activities will be kept are still up in the air in the city’s public schools. more
The numbers don’t lie. The strategy of Mayor Eric Adams and predecessor Bill de Blasio to help the homeless has failed miserably. Instead of finding suitable places for such people to live or find shelter, they are using the police and sanitation departments to clear out homeless encampments. more
Jonathan Antigua has been wearing red and carrying a whistle for 15 years but not as a fashion statement. He plans to pass along the uniform to six lifeguard trainees this weekend. more
Community boards may have a long wait ahead to learn the details of “City of Yes,” the auspicious name given to three citywide zoning text amendments Mayor Eric Adams announced last month. more
First facemasks and surgical gloves weren’t available. Then certain foods disappeared off the shelves of local supermarkets. And then baby formula went missing, and in some stores, behind a lock. more
All Emma Hoff wanted to do was play the saxophone next year. But that won’t happen for the 10-year-old. more
The nearly $101 billion city budget that Mayor Eric Adams and the city council agreed to  and eventually approved last week got accolades and at least one criticism for not going far enough for the homeless. more
Big changes are coming to the People’s Theatre Project, said to be Manhattan’s largest performing arts organization north of Harlem. And Spuyten Duyvil’s Mino Lora — who founded the theatre group — is quite grateful. more
Ardina Seward first saw the assembly of shopping carts belonging to homeless occupants late last month on West 236th Street and Broadway in Kingsbridge. more
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