In a last minute move, RIOC seeks a benefit for Hudson-Related, disregarding public wishes, at its December board meeting. The state agency wants the real estate giant off the hook for building promised restrooms at Firefighter’s Field. But there’s plenty of disturbing action going with it.
Early this AM #ESU responded to the Roosevelt Island Bridge when this little dog somehow got wedged under the walkway, over the water ESU cut the roadway & lowered themselves down to conduct the rescue. @ASPCA reunited “Sam” with his owner through social media Excellent work! The Roosevelt […]
A winter morning in New York City slowly releases its grip. On short days, 5:00 a.m. barely pulls itself from night toward day. But day begins anyway as people rise to meet the dark.
Deborah Y. Cohn, New York Institute of Technology Ever wondered why your mom bought you that inexplicable thing? You’re not alone. I have spent years doing consumer research related to gift giving. In my field, conventional wisdom surmises that when gifts fail to please recipients, it’s accidental. But […]
Tulasi Srinivas, Emerson College If ever there was a year to toast drawing to an end, it’s 2020. Over the festive period, people around the world will be raising a glass to better times ahead. Accompanying sighs of relief will likely be the subtle tinkling of ice.
By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Dec 24, 2020 (The Center Square) – The $2.3 trillion omnibus bill passed by Congress includes $900 billion for additional coronavirus relief and is full of wasteful spending of taxpayer money on programs that have nothing to do with the coronavirus, numerous […]
For most of Earth’s history, hardly any of the mucky stuff existed on land. It finally started piling up around 458 million years ago, changing life on the planet forever. By Laura Poppick 8.17.2020 Years ago, geologist Neil Davies traveled to Bolivia to pick through heaps of fossilized […]
If you count on F & E Trains for getting around, changes are ahead, starting January 1st. Eight years after Superstorm Sandy, repairs are finally on track.
Christina Jewett and Robert Lewis and Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News December 23, 2020 This story also ran on The Guardian. It can be republished for free. More than 2,900 U.S. health care workers have died in the COVID-19 pandemic since March, a far higher number than […]
They said they didn’t like the president’s rhetoric, his handling of the pandemic. But in the end, they came home. Amanda Becker Originally published by The 19th We’re the only newsroom dedicated to writing about gender, politics and policy. Subscribe to our newsletter today. Heading into Election Day, […]