Around a dozen migrant families desperate to move out of a Staten Island shelter said they were scammed out of thousands of dollars by an employee of the shelter, who promised them leases and furniture in newly renovated apartments, THE CITY has learned. The employee was fired after “serious allegations and evidence of dishonest and […]
Some 500 asylum-seekers slept in a school gym on Staten Island over the weekend. By Monday city officials had identified six more gyms, all in Brooklyn, to cope with an evolving emergency.
As crews complain low pay rates lead to understaffing and service disruptions, Lander’s decision could yield $300K per worker in back pay alone.
They’re the entry level of local government, but what do community boards really do? And how are members chosen? It’s application season, so here’s a guide for anyone who wants to get involved.
As New York races to open facilities, advocates warn that many existing ones aren’t providing basic services like clean and seasonally appropriate clothes to wear to school.
An analysis by THE CITY shows that if voters in Sunset Park and Park Slope had been in the district, as under earlier maps, Rose would have edged out Nicole Malliotakis — and maybe helped save Democrats’ House majority.
Millions are still in dispute between builders and the city’s construction agency, after federal funds to fix homes dried up.
In defiance of how the issue has been politicized, Staten Islanders have launched relief efforts to provide immigrants clothes, school supplies and job training.
In a victory for the system’s marine engineers, a judge finds these Staten Island Ferry workers are entitled to wages on par with the private sector.