Mayor Eric Adams made a brief stop on his way to JFK Airport Wednesday afternoon to a small neighborhood on the border of Queens and Brooklyn known as The Hole. It was his last media appearance in the city before a trip south of the border, as the mayor continued to tamp back criticism over […]
This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters New York City botched its communication to schools in response to last week’s record rainfall, Chancellor David Banks acknowledged on Tuesday. He vowed to conduct a review of what went wrong. Hours after the school day began last Friday, Mayor Eric Adams and Banks […]
On Friday morning, historic rains doused New York City and crippled the subway system. That afternoon, a little-noticed 39-page audit called on transit officials to do better.
Parents, public officials and climate advocates all say the mayor and his team were ill-prepared for the effects of a storm that was on the radar days before.
More severe weather is bringing water into homes more frequently across the five boroughs. Here’s what to do if flooding damages your place.
An analysis by THE CITY of workers compensation claims found thousands more workplace injuries, beyond those explicitly attributed to heat, on days 85 degrees or hotter.
One tenant of a Wakefield building lost his electric wheelchair to water damage. He used rent money to save for a new chair, and is now being sued by his landlord.
Last week THE CITY held an Open Newsroom event at Queens Public Library to discuss the effects of climate change in the city and what New Yorkers can do about them.
Advocates claim that the city’s purposefully punishing migrants, while administration officials say they’re doing everything they can in the absence of support from the feds.
It’s illegal to open a hydrant by yourself, in part because the water’s force could knock over children. But there’s a legal way to spray with the fire department’s help: Here’s how.