New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a vaccine mandate for its teachers and other workers by a federal appeals judge just days before it was to take effect.
A vaccine mandate for New York City's public school teachers and other staffers can go forward as planned next week, after a state judge on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining order.
Iyeshima Harris is the co-director at Green Guerillas and project director for East New York Farms!, a subsidiary of United Community Center which has been serving the East New York neighborhood of Brooklyn for over 60 years.
Family, friends, and dignitaries came out, even in the rain to witness the unveiling of Dr. Sam Pinn Way on the corner of Grand Avenue and Fulton Street in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
Earlier this month the NYPD announced crime stats from August indicate that murders, shootings and overall crime is on the decline; however, recent violence in the city is showing another reality.
The disappearance of white 22-year-old Gabby Petito of Blue Point, Long Island continues to receive hours of national news coverage, top story status, talk shows and saturated media coverage.
Several officials including Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., and N.J. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver unveiled a statue at Newark City Hall honoring former Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson, the city’s first Black mayor.
Melanie Hartzog has been named the New York Foundling’s next president and CEO. Hartzog will succeed longtime leader Bill Baccaglini, who is retiring.
An inmate on a New York City jail barge died Wednesday after a medical emergency, the city’s Department of Correction said. It is at least the 12th death of a city inmate this year and the second this week amid ...
One of two teens charged as adults in the fatal stabbing of a college student in a New York City park pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and robbery charges.
An inmate died at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex, bringing the death toll at the troubled facility to 11 this year, authorities said.
Citing President Biden’s public commitment to address long existing U.S. policies and structures that promote racism, a coalition of human rights/social justice organizations this week confirmed that a rally demanding the lifting of illegal economic sanctions against the Republic of ...
Harlem in particular, and the city in general remain horrified after a pregnant mother and her unborn child were shot and killed after her baby shower on Sunday, Sept. 12.
The Food Bank for New York City kicked off “Hunger Action Month” to raise awareness about food insecurity.
Advocates are calling for the closure of New Jersey’s three youth prisons after an inactive correctional officer for the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) was charged for allegedly using unjustified force and breaking the wrist of a male youth.