Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development Chairman: Senator Brian Kavanagh Public Hearing: Rent regulation and tenant protection legislation Date: May 9, 2019 Place: Danforth Middle School, 309 West Brighton Ave. Syracuse, NY 13205 . NY State Senate Official video.
NYC Care health care for all New Yorkers, El Museo del Barrio turns 50, Louise Carroll leads HPD
The City unveils the NYC Care card, ensuring guaranteed healthcare for all New Yorkers • El Museo del Barrio–the City’s leading cultural institution for Latino, Carribean and Latin-American art–turns 50 • Louise Carroll is appointed Commissioner of the Department of Housing, Preservation and Development . Official NY City Hall video
A retired social worker almost lost a small fortune in the blink of an eye after leaving a nearly half a million dollar cashier’s check at a restaurant. But, all is well after a pizzeria waiter became her hero and returned the check worth nearly $424,000 to the retired social worker who lost it, the Daily News reports. Armando Markaj found a bank envelope while cleaning off a table last Saturday at Patsy’s restaurant in East Harlem. NBC New York video
Despite the threat of more frequent and ferocious storms, New York City remains dangerously exposed to the next superstorm, according to a report by Comptroller Scott Stringer. The report, “Safeguarding Our Shores: Protecting New York City’s Coastal Communities from Climate Change,” found that the city has spent only 54 percent of nearly $15 billion in federal funding received after Superstorm Sandy and intended to help recovery and boost resiliency. Video ABC7NY