The Manhattan District Attorney’s office dropped obstruction and harassment charges against a guard at a migrant shelter arrested following a scuffle allegedly set off by Tim Pearson, a top advisor to Mayor Eric Adams. In Manhattan Criminal court Friday afternoon, an assistant district attorney said that after interviewing a dozen witnesses and reviewing body-worn camera […]
He’s got no public schedule to speak of. He’s rarely seen in public with Eric Adams, but has the mayor’s ear across a variety of subjects. He works for a quasi-city agency, the Economic Development Corporation, but runs point for City Hall on security in migrant shelters and makes top-level decisions about the New York […]
Christine Quinn and Bishop Matthew Heyd explain how their new coalition, called NY Sane, aims to pressure the mayor and governor to treat migrants the same way they would any one else seeking shelter here: “The steps that the mayor and now the governor are taking are not thoughtful, they’re not empathetic. They seem to […]
Hours before a top operative for Mayor Eric Adams got into a physical altercation with migrant shelter guards in Midtown Tuesday while attempting to enter without showing identification, he pulled a similar maneuver at the Randall’s Island shelter, according to an internal report obtained by THE CITY. The operative, retired NYPD officer Tim Pearson, was […]
Under the new rule, the Department of Social Services would adjust the CityFHEPS rate to fair market rent in counties outside of the city, while also requiring a physical or virtual inspection of the units.
About 40% of the more than 113,000 migrants who have arrived in the five boroughs since last year hail from the South American country, per estimates from City Hall.
Adults who reapply for shelter will have just 30 days, and families with children may be given their own deadline for the first time.
Medrite and Aron Security got $450 million to staff more than a dozen shelters under a shroud of secrecy. Even the city comptroller and Council are struggling to find out more as workers and residents clash.
With expiration of their time in free city beds fast approaching, some migrants are racing to find a place to rent while others are unsure where they will end up.
City Hall is talking cryptically about the ‘next phase’ after dozens of arriving migrants spent the weekend waiting in the heat and without access to a bathroom to be let into the city’s ‘welcome center.’