OPINION: City, courts must crack down on unsafe drivers

On Sunday, a preventable tragedy occurred just blocks from our homes when a man at the wheel of an SUV drove onto a Fort Greene sidewalk, plowing into a group of pedestrians. Victoria Nicodemus was killed in the crash, and four others were injured. … Full Article

OPINION: Greater New York Red Cross offers thanks

This Thanksgiving, I wanted to extend my deepest gratitude to the incredible people who fulfill the mission of the Red Cross in this region and beyond. The breadth of their service is awe-inspiring: they enable the Red Cross to provide immediate relief here in Greater New York following approxima … Full Article

OPINION: The St. Francis approach to ending the tobacco epidemic

How do you make a 40 year old public health message relatable to young people? How do you inform young people that the lies told to them by Big Tobacco about vaping and e-cigarettes today are mirror images of the lies their grandparents were told by Big Tobacco decades ago? … Full Article

OPINION: Standing together against terror

The attacks in Beirut, Paris, Gush Etzion, Tel Aviv and Bamako have something at their core in common: an abiding hatred for humanity. … Full Article

OPINION: When I'm hearing the voice of God, why does she sound like a man?

Im a 21-year-old woman and I have a mans voice in my head. I noticed it only recently. … Full Article

OPINION: Papal encyclical on climate change has impact beyond Catholicism

Editor’s Note: The following editorial is part of a series on how Catholics and the wider community are living out the messages that Pope Francis preached during his visit to the U.S. in September. … Full Article

Review & Comment: Pier 6 out of scale, let Big Bill step forward and take the heat

It is clear that the rebel forces who oppose a larger housing package on Pier 6, brought about by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mandated “affordable” quotas, are not going away. … Full Article

OPINION: NYC Reads 365 encourages growing bookworms

In one way or another, as loved ones and guardians, we have so much to offer that can inspire our children to love reading. Some of my most treasured memories include listening to my father’s stories about his native country Spain. … Full Article

OPINION: College access for all

Last week, I announced that starting next school year, all New York City high schools will offer the SAT exam free to 11th-graders. Students will take the SAT during the school day in the spring.  … Full Article

OPINION: Turning ideas into reality by helping small businesses cut through red tape

The story of every small business begins with a glimmer of inspiration — that “light bulb” moment when years of work suddenly come into focus. … Full Article


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