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Governor Hochul Announces First of Five City Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Sites Installed Through State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of the “DRIve EV Downtown” program that will bring electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations to downtown areas in New York State that are undergoing revitalization and development efforts. Amsterdam in Montgomery County is the first of five cities that will deploy EVolve NY fast chargers as part …

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Broadway is back! What to see on the Great White Way by Derrel Jazz Johnson

by Derrel Jazz Johnson After a shutdown that lasted about 18 months, Broadway, a huge tourist attraction and financial artery for New York City, is back! Whether you live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or anywhere else, now is the perfect time for you to make your return (or your debut) in the world-famous …

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Harlem Restaurant Week Returns & Reigns Over NYC

Harlem, NY – Harlem Restaurant Week, presented by Harlem Park to Park in conjunction with Empire State Development, Harlem Community Development Corporation, New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Uptown Grand Central, returns for its 12th season to present 60 restaurants and bars across One of the coolest neighborhoods of New York City (Time Out …

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Beehive deliveries keep New Yorkers buzzing on rooftops, backy

By Roselle Chen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bustling New York City may not seem a bee-friendly place, but its high-rise rooftops and tiny gardens are buzzing with honeymakers threatened by pesticides in rural areas. About 2.4 million Italian honeybees waited in a white van to be taken to their new homes early Friday. It was …

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Scrap by scrap, New York designer creates fashion from waste

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Unlike some designers, Daniel Silverstein doesn’t mind when others freely copy his style. In fact, the designer of fashion from scraps and fabric remnants welcomes imitators. “The more people that do this, the more we see a solution,” the New York-based designer told the Thomson Reuters …

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U.S. Supreme Court’s Sotomayor allows New York school vaccine mandate

By Andrew Chung (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday refused to block New York City’s requirement that its public school teachers and employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. Sotomayor denied a challenge by four teachers and teaching assistants who sought to halt enforcement of the vaccine mandate while their lawsuit challenging the …

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CDC eviction ban ended by Supreme Court: 4 questions about its impact answered by a housing law expert

The Supreme Court on Aug. 26, 2021, ended the Biden administration’s ban on evictions, putting millions at risk of losing their homes. The ruling, by a divided court, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority in continuing a moratorium on evictions after Congress failed to pass new legislation. We asked legal …

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Eric Adams — New Challenges, New Responses

By Daniel Rose New York’s presumptive incoming mayor, Eric Adams, will confront daunting conditions more alarming than those imaginable only a short time ago. A man of beliefs and convictions but open to discussion and – where indicated – prudent compromise, Eric Adams may be able to provide the effective leadership New York desperately needs. …

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Bob Moses, U.S. civil rights leader of the 1960s, dies at 86

By Daniel Trotta Bob Moses, a civil rights leader who took part in some of the most significant campaigns for equality in the Deep South in the 1960s and later became an advocate for African Americans to succeed in math, died on Sunday at age 86, the NAACP said. Moses is the latest African American …

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