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'I Am Declaring
May 20, 2022 12:03 PM CDT
De Blasio: 'I Am Declaring My Candidacy'
Former NYC mayor will seek Dem nomination for Congress in NY's 10th Congressional District
- Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that he'll run for Congress in a redrawn district that includes his Brooklyn home. De Blasio, whose second mayoral term ended last year, announced on MSNBC's
that he'll seek the Democratic nomination for the 10th...
Live Message to
Bill de Blasio:
Jan 1, 2022 6:00 AM CST
Andy Cohen's Live Message to Bill de Blasio: 'Sayonara, Sucker!'
TV personality went on live NYE rant about outgoing NYC mayor during CNN broadcast
- Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper did tequila shots while toasting Betty White during their New Year's Eve broadcast on CNN, but the liquor may have gone a bit to Cohen's head. Minutes after the ball dropped in Times Square, ushering in 2022, Eric Adams was sworn in as...
NYC Gears Up for 'Responsible
Event for the World to See'
Dec 31, 2021 12:00 PM CST
NYC Gears Up for 'Responsible Event for the World to See'
Only 15K in-person spectators, masked and vaccinated, will be allowed at NYE in Times Square
- New York City readied on Friday to embrace the new year—and bid good riddance to another pandemic-marred 12 months—as it prepared to revive its annual New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square. It did so as an uneasy nation tried to muster optimism that the worst days...
New Mayor Could Keep or Scrap
NYC's Strict Vaccine Mandate
Dec 7, 2021 12:00 AM CST
New Mayor Could Keep or Scrap NYC's Strict Vaccine Mandate
Mayor-elect hasn't said which way he'll go
- New York City is getting one of the nation's toughest vaccine mandates —but will it survive into 2022? Eric Adams will be sworn in as mayor Jan. 1, and he's not saying whether he'll keep the mandate or not, the
New York Times
reports. All private...
NYC Getting One of Nation's
Toughest Vaccine Mandates
Dec 6, 2021 10:50 AM CST
NYC Getting One of Nation's Toughest Vaccine Mandates
De Blasio imposes rule on private sector employers
- All private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the mayor said Monday, imposing one of the most aggressive vaccine rules in the nation. The move by Mayor Bill de Blasio comes as cases are climbing again in the US and...
20 Years On, US' 2nd-Deadliest
Plane Crash Still Hits Hard
Nov 12, 2021 11:45 AM CST
20 Years On, US' 2nd-Deadliest Plane Crash Still Hits Hard
Memorials mark anniversary of November 2001 tragedy out of JFK airport
- In three minutes, 265 people lost their lives: the 260 people aboard Flight 587, which had taken off from New York City's JFK Airport, and five people on the ground in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of Queens' Rockaway peninsula, where the plane crashed in an eruption of fire and...
Debt Crisis for NYC
Taxi Drivers Just Eased
Nov 4, 2021 9:30 AM CDT
Debt Crisis for NYC Taxi Drivers Just Eased
Relief deal will see medallion debt reduced to $170K per driver: 'NYT'
- A 14-day hunger strike may have helped rescue New York City's yellow taxi drivers from crushing debt . City officials announced Wednesday that a deal was reached with the largest holder of taxi loans in the city to reduce the amount owing for each owner of a medallion, a city...
After FBI Raid, NYPD
Union Chief Resigns
Oct 6, 2021 8:33 AM CDT
After FBI Raid, NYPD Union Chief Resigns
Sergeants Benevolent Association board asked Ed Mullins, who's been called 'divisive,' to step down
The head of the Sergeants Benevolent Association has stepped down. Less than 24 hours after the FBI raided Ed Mullins' Long Island home and the Manhattan offices of the NYPD's second-largest union on Tuesday, part of a still-murky probe, the union's executive board announced that Mullins agreed...
De Blasio Enacts
Toughest US Mandate
for Restaurants, Gyms
Aug 3, 2021 12:43 PM CDT
De Blasio Enacts Toughest US Mandate for Restaurants, Gyms
Customers for New York's indoor venues will have to show proof of vaccination
- New York City has decided to impose the nation's strictest pandemic requirement for anyone planning to eat, exercise, drink, or catch a performance indoors at a public establishment. Customers will have to show proof of vaccination or be turned away, the
reports. "Key to NYC Pass"...
NYC to City Workers:
Get Vaccinated by Sept. 13
Jul 26, 2021 1:50 PM CDT
NYC to City Workers: Get Vaccinated by Sept. 13
The alternative will be weekly testing, mayor says
- New York City will require all of its municipal workers—including teachers and police officers—to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID-19 testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. The rule is expected to affect about 340,000 city employees, making the city one of the largest...
Files Lawsuit Over
Jun 22, 2021 6:44 AM CDT
Trump Organization Files Lawsuit Over Golf Course
New York City canceled company's contract
- The Trump Organization sued New York City on Monday for cancelling its contract to run a golf course in the Bronx earlier this year, a move it said was politically motivated and should be reversed. The lawsuit, filed in state court, says nothing in the 566-page contract gave New York...
NYC Mayor Makes Big
Call on Schools: 'It's Time'
May 24, 2021 11:05 AM CDT
NYC Mayor Makes Big Call on Schools: 'It's Time'
Bill de Blasio said the city's schools will be all in person in the fall, with no remote option
- New York City schools will be all in person this fall, with no remote options, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. "We can't have a full recovery without full-strength schools, everyone back, sitting in those classrooms," de Blasio said on MSNBC's
, per the AP...
Subway Hero Stops
Latest Random Attack
May 21, 2021 11:30 AM CDT
Subway Hero Stops Latest Random Attack
Sean Conaboy pulls assailant with knife off woman in New York City
- Without warning, a man with a knife stabbed a stranger standing on a Manhattan subway platform on Wednesday. Reports suggest the victim could've easily died—if not for the heroic actions of a bystander, who immediately sprinted into action. More:
Surveillance video from 14th Street-Union Square station shows a
Snow Days Are
History in New York
May 10, 2021 5:25 PM CDT
Snow Days Are History in New York
City's district decides disappointed students should return to remote learning
- One of the most joyous announcements of childhood—"Snow day!"—will not be heard in New York City next winter. Starting next school year, when snow falls or school buildings are closed because of an emergency, students are to stay home and return to remote learning, the...
NYC Sets a Date
to 'Fully Reopen'
Apr 29, 2021 10:10 AM CDT
NYC Sets a Date to 'Fully Reopen'
Restrictions to lift by July 1: Mayor Bill de Blasio
- "This is gonna be the summer of New York City." So Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday in announcing the city will "fully reopen" for the first time in more than a year on July 1. "We're well on the way. [We've] got some...
In America's Battle of the
Bagels, a Shocking Admission
Mar 9, 2021 9:45 AM CST
In America's Battle of the Bagels, a Shocking Admission
California bagels are the best, concedes Tejal Rao of the 'NYT'
New York Times
has just published one of its most controversial articles ever, one that identifies the country's best bagels as coming from—gasp!—California. "Sorry, New York," reads a portion of the headline for Monday's article by Tejal Rao, which describes a "...
De Blasio: NYC Finally
Able to Kill Trump Contracts
Jan 13, 2021 10:00 AM CST
De Blasio: NYC Finally Able to Kill Trump Contracts
Mayor says Capitol attack qualifies as Trump being involved in criminal activity
- The Trump Organization will see its contracts with New York City axed as a consequence of the Capitol riot, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday. The
New York Times
reports de Blasio has considered such cancelations before, but he didn't have the legal footing. De Blasio explained what'...
Consider a Ban of Their Own
Dec 23, 2020 3:22 PM CST
NYC Restaurants Consider a Ban of Their Own
Unhappy about suspension of indoor dining, owners discuss not serving Cuomo or de Blasio
- The coronavirus restrictions on restaurants have sparked large demonstrations in New York City, and now a group of restaurant owners is considering a more targeted response. After a ban on indoor dining was reinstated, there's talk in the industry of implementing a ban on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor...
City's Indoor Dining Ban
Dec 11, 2020 4:05 PM CST
Cuomo Reinstates City's Indoor Dining Ban
Growing hospitalization rates in New York concern governor, de Blasio
- Rising hospitalization and coronavirus positivity rates have triggered a shutdown on indoor dining at New York City restaurants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday. The ban will take effect Monday, WNBC reports. Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged that the suspension of indoor dining will be painful, saying resumption last month brought...
DeBlasio Does a 180
on New York City Schools
Nov 29, 2020 12:55 PM CST
DeBlasio Does a 180 on New York City Schools
NYC's mayor to reopen schools in 'major reversal'
- New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning, and increase the number of days a week many children attend class, even as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday, per the AP . The announcement marks a major policy reversal for the...
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