Brooklyn having best COVID rebound of the five NYC boroughs

Brooklyn having best COVID rebound of the five NYC boroughs

Brooklyn’s economy has rebounded more quickly from the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic than each of the four other boroughs of New York City, a new analysis has found. A 20-page report by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli released Monday showed that while Brooklyn had reported the highest total number of COVID-19 cases and deaths as … Read more

More NY EMS workers are getting attacked on the job

More NY EMS workers are getting attacked on the job

They’re helping to save lives — while their own are being threatened. Assaults and other threats leveled against emergency medical service workers are almost a daily occurrence — skyrocketing 137% from 2018 through last year, according to city data obtained exclusively by The Post. The staggering numbers come as just last week Staten Island emergency … Read more

Landlord evicts entire building of Manhattan artists

Landlord evicts entire building of Manhattan artists

Down a narrow Financial District street one block north of the Federal Reserve — past a cobbler and a secondhand gem seller — an era has quietly come to an end in one of Manhattan’s earliest skyscrapers. “Everyone in my building had lived there for over a decade,” artist Molly Crabapple told The Post of … Read more

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul giving $250 in federal cash to families

NY Gov.  Kathy Hochul giving 0 in federal cash to families

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday unveiled a chicken-in-every-pot style payout to needy New Yorkers as she runs for a full term in office. The move will see families on public assistance get $250 in extra support — culled from federal pandemic relief funds to New York — at a time of spiking inflation and consumer … Read more

NYC could face ‘decline’ of workers returning to offices over crime

NYC could face ‘decline’ of workers returning to offices over crime

An advocate for large New York City employers warned Sunday that the Big Apple could see a “long-term decline” of workers commuting to Manhattan’s office buildings if crime isn’t reduced. Under 40% of Manhattan office workers currently go to their desks on an average week day, according to the Partnership for New York City, a … Read more

NYC pols claim city banning unvaccinated kids from prom

NYC pols claim city banning unvaccinated kids from prom

Some local pols claimed Sunday that the city has definitively decided to bar unvaccinated public-school students from prom — even as City Hall denied a decision had been made. The group of five Republican and two Democratic City Council members issued a letter to city Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan on Sunday arguing that barring … Read more