Additional reporting by Will Welch The driver of a U-Haul truck recently pulled up to a dead-end block in East New York, Brooklyn, unloaded hunks of a cut tree — including branches and the chopped-up stump — and drove away. He didn’t know that Department of Sanitation enforcement officers and the agency’s police force had […]
Cuomo calls on his successor to do what he didn’t: make all employers require shots for workers. Meanwhile, Mayor de Blasio announced a vaccine mandate for school employees. Now the pressure’s on Hochul, from Day One.
The city’s COVID-19 response suffered from incomplete, outdated disaster plans and a lack of critical supplies, according to an interim report released Wednesday by Comptroller Scott Stringer, who accused Mayor Bill de Blasio of stonewalling his investigation. The probe was launched more than a year ago, but Stringer said de Blasio’s office has not released […]
At the Riverdale Diner in The Bronx, manager Joe Saka began asking for proof of vaccinations Monday morning, and wound up turning away a few customers by midday. Saka, like many others New Yorkers, thought the new city mandate that requires nearly everyone to have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine to […]