Tag: NYC

Op-Ed | ‘Operation Padlock to Protect’ — How New York City is taking action to shut down illegal smoke and cannabis shops

Eric Adams

May. 14, 2024 By Mayor Eric Adams When we came to office two years ago, we had a clear vision: protect public safety, rebuild our economy, and make this city more livable for hardworking New Yorkers.  But the increase of unlicensed smoke and cannabis shops across the five boroughs is one of the biggest quality-of-life issues facing…
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Irish American actor and NYC icon Malachy McCourt dies at 92

Malachy McCourt

Mar. 12, 2024 By Barbara Russo

Legendary actor, storyteller and Irish American icon Malachy McCourt, perhaps best known for his role as Kevin the bartender on the soap opera “Ryan’s Hope,” died on Monday at the age of 92. 

Op-Ed | New York City’s budget: Investing in working families and New Yorkers in need

Jul. 3, 2023 By amNewYork Our city’s budget reflects our values, and for my administration, the needs of everyday people come first. This year, we navigated many significant financial challenges and have reached a budget agreement with our colleagues on the City Council—a budget that is smart, strategic and fiscally responsible, a budget that advances our…
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Op-Ed | Amnesty for unpaid water bills

May. 9, 2023 By Mayor Eric Adams Water is a precious resource, and New York City has some of the best municipal drinking water on the planet.  Our water comes from reservoirs in the Catskills and beyond, and travels hundreds of miles to reach our taps.  New Yorkers pay just one cent per gallon for…
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Man mugged by four suspects wearing ski masks in Sunnyside: NYPD

Feb. 20, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A man was mugged in Sunnyside overnight last week by four suspects dressed in black ski masks and hoodies. The attack is the third to take place in the neighborhood within a five-day span. The victim, 41, was approached by four men and pushed to the ground while on… Read more »