In The News

Dec 20, 2016 In The News

Upper East Side elected officials, community leaders and restaurateurs gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the economic good fortunes that the Second Avenue subway will bring upon its New Year’s Day opening.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News

New York City's House delegation is amplifying their calls for Congress to reimburse the full cost of protecting Donald Trump, whose decision to run his post-election operations from Trump Tower has saddled the Big Apple with millions of dollars in extra security costs. 

Dec 6, 2016 In The News

A Republican-led panel in the U.S. House of Representatives agreed on Tuesday to add $7 million to a short-term federal spending bill to reimburse New York authorities for President-elect Donald Trump's security costs, far short of the $35 million requested by the city's congressional delegation.

New York's U.S. lawmakers were quick to express their unhappiness.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News

More than 6,500 residents, living in the Queensbridge Houses, now have new weather-resistant roofs thanks to repairs that were part of a $87 million dollar capital investment by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

Dec 1, 2016 In The News

President-elect Donald Trump will face a delicate question after he takes office next year: whether to support building a women’s history museum on the National Mall.

The two main proponents of the bipartisan push, which has been going on for years, both have ties to the real estate mogul.

Nov 30, 2016 In The News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene is asking the Food and Drug Administration to change its policy on accepting blood donations from men who engage in sexual activity with other men.

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Nov 24, 2016 In The News

A patchwork of weeds, rusted refineries, dilapidated warehouses and pollution-soaked land along the East River in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn has long held the unfulfilled dream of local residents.

Nov 22, 2016 In The News

This weekend we celebrate Small Business Saturday, an annual event following Black Friday, when shoppers are encouraged to support their communities by shopping local, incentivized by small businesses across the country offering special promotions.

Nov 21, 2016 In The News

We may soon get an exciting addition to the 19 Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC: An eight-member Congressional panel has laid forth a plan for the American Museum of Women’s History, which would spotlight women's cont

Nov 16, 2016 In The News
A Congressional panel Wednesday night said the nation's capital should be home to an American Museum of Women's History. Nearly two years after its creation, the bipartisan American Museum of Women's History Congressional Commission delivered its final report to Congress. All eight members said the museum should be built. The report also suggested making it part of the Smithsonian Institution.

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