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‘We Need to Take Back Control’: Bronx Native Tina Forte Hopes to Unseat AOC for New York’s 14th Congressional District
QUEENS, NY — On Wednesday, Aug. 10, the Long Island Loud Majority — a New York-based organization created to bring the “silent majority together” in hopes of raising awareness on political issues — hosted several...
APA Voice and Partner Organizations Host Nonpartisan Forum for NY’s 10th Congressional District
NEW YORK, NY — On Monday, Aug. 8, the Asian Pacific Americans Voting & Organizing to Increase Civic Engagement (APA VOICE) — a nonpartisan coalition of community-based organizations — hosted a forum inviting candidates running...
NYC Officials Call Hearing to Address Rise in Hate Crimes Against Asians
Anti-Asian hate crimes across the U.S. are rising at rates unseen before  Although the city reported a decrease in murders, major crimes is up by 41.6 percent, with a mind boggling 361 percent rise of...
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NYC Mayor Adams Blasts School Principals Pressuring Kids to Wear Masks, Calls It ‘Bullying’
Another New York City school principal has come under scrutiny after pressuring children to wear face coverings despite the state lifting the school mask mandate prompting NY City Mayor Eric Adams to blast the principal's...
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Eric Adams Sworn In as New York’s 110th Mayor
Immediately following the ball drop in New York City on New Year’s Eve, Eric Adams — former police officer and Brooklyn borough president — was sworn in as New York’s 110th mayor.  Adam’s immediately dove...
Public school staff in New York City will be required to show proof of vaccination by Sept. 27.
De Blasio Announces Compulsory COVID-19 Vaccination for Public School Staff, Businesses Push Back Against Vaccine Mandates
Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, has announced compulsory vaccination for staff members of all public schools in the city. Employees, whether it be teachers, cafeteria workers, custodians, outside contractors, and others all...
De Blasio wants certain businesses to only serve vaccinated individuals.
New York City Mayor Mandates Vaccination Proof at Public Venues, but Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases Continue
New York City is set to become the first city in the United States to require customers who visit indoor gyms, restaurants, and performances to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Mayor Bill de Blasio, the...
A woman smashed two statues outside a church in Queens
Church Statues Destroyed in New York, Acts of Violence Against Faith
Two religious statues outside ‘Our Lady of Mercy’ Catholic parish in Queens, New York, were destroyed by a woman on July 17 at approximately three in the morning. The incident was caught on video. The...
New York City Mayoral Race in Chaos, Tens of Thousands of ‘Dummy Ballots’ Counted in Error
The New York mayoral race spiraled into chaos on Tuesday, June 29, when 135,000 test-run ballots were inadvertently included in the preliminary total, creating confusion and undermining confidence in the city’s election process.  The New...
Bill Gates announced that he and Melinda Gates recently filed for divorce. They visited the Oslo Opera House together back in June 2009, 15 years after they married.
Bill and Melinda Gates to Divorce After Nearly 30-year Marriage
Billionaire Bill Gates has announced that he and his wife Melinda Gates will be divorcing soon, after being married for 27 years. In a joint statement posted to Bill’s Twitter account, the couple stated that...
Alarming Mutations in Novel NYC Coronavirus Variant
The novel B.1.526 variant is spreading rapidly in New York, a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) hotspot in the United States since last year. Two not yet peer-reviewed studies from Columbia University and Caltech warn that...