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Man And Teen Killed in Car Crash, Brooklyn Driver Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter

Man And Teen Killed in Car Crash, Brooklyn Driver Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter

Two passengers who were in the man's car sustained serious injuries.
Lifeguards to Get a Wage Increase, Bonus

Lifeguards to Get a Wage Increase, Bonus

Hourly wages will be $22.00 per hour, while returning seasonal lifeguards and chief lifeguards will get a bonus if they work through peak season.
Over $300 Million in Homelessness Support Funding Awarded to New York Communities

Over $300 Million in Homelessness Support Funding Awarded to New York Communities

The award is part of a historic $3.16 billion in federal funding that has been distributed to over 7,000 homelessness assistance projects nationwide.

Audit Uncovers Investigation Delays From State Labor Department

The report from the New York State comptroller found that many child labor and wage violation cases took longer to complete than expected.
NYC Comptroller Launches Online Form Regarding City's Shelter Limit Policy

NYC Comptroller Launches Online Form Regarding City's Shelter Limit Policy

The form gives New Yorkers a resource to talk about the impacts of the Adams Administration's 60-day shelter limit policy on migrant residents.
Feds Deny NYC's Grant Application For BQE Reconstruction

Feds Deny NYC's Grant Application For BQE Reconstruction

Lara Birnback, executive director of the Brooklyn Heights Association, speculated that the application may have been rejected because of community objection.
Task Force Launched on Proposed Gravesend Homeless Shelter

Task Force Launched on Proposed Gravesend Homeless Shelter

Elected officials and residents gathered over the weekend to protest a planned homeless shelter on 86th Street and 25th Avenue.
Wage Fury: NYC H+H Residents Rally for Fair Pay

Wage Fury: NYC H+H Residents Rally for Fair Pay

The unity breaks, organized by the Committee of Interns and Residents union, kicked off at Bellevue Hospital on January 30 and will end at Lincoln Hospital on February 7.
C Train, Garbage Trucks Get Makeover

C Train, Garbage Trucks Get Makeover

New Yorkers will now enjoy bigger doors and roomier cars on the C-line and a side-loading garbage truck to keep the sidewalks clear on trash day.
DOE Chancellor Ramps Up Anti-Hate Efforts in City Schools

DOE Chancellor Ramps Up Anti-Hate Efforts in City Schools

DOE Chancellor David Banks said he will train teachers on how to discuss the Israel-Hamas war in the classroom.