Mayor Adams Opens Affordable Homes on Former Site of Spofford Juvenile Detention Center, Where He Was Once Held

First Residential Building of New Mixed-Use Development Includes 183 Deeply Affordable Homes and Cultural Arts Center, With Studio Space for Emerging Artists. Project Will Ultimately Deliver 740 Affordable Homes, Childcare, Wellness Facility, and Supermarket, Replacing Notorious Detention Facility Closed in 2011.

Mayor Adams Opens Affordable Homes on Former Site of Spofford Juvenile Detention Center, Where He Was Once Held

Rendering of The Peninsula campus on the site of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in Hunts Point. Credit: WXY Studios NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today continued efforts to provide New Yorkers with affordable housing options by opening 183 deeply affordable units, in addition to a cultural arts center, on the former site […]

A Q & A With the Unstoppable Letitia “Tish” James, New York’s Attorney General

A Q & A With the Unstoppable Letitia “Tish” James, New York’s Attorney General

New York, NY – June 11, 2022: State Attorney General Letitia James joined thousand of people marching across Brooklyn Bridge against gun violence. March ended with rally in Lower Manhattan (Shutterstock) By Janet Howard, CAW Exclusive Letitia “Tish” James is an American lawyer, activist, politician, and currently New York’s Attorney General, the first African-American and […]

A Chat with Brian Cunningham, Assemblymember, District 43

A Chat with Brian Cunningham, Assemblymember, District 43

AM Brian Cunningham hosts the Women of Distinction: Spring Flowers. Editorial credit: PP/I.Q. Inc By Linda Nwoke, CAW Exclusive On March 22, Brian Cunningham, a public servant with over fifteen years of political experience, won the special election for Assembly District 43 in Central Brooklyn. A stiff feat against a group of progressive reformers aiming […]

NYC Health + Hospitals and New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Host New York City’s First Long COVID Symposium to Coordinate Patient Care With Local Providers and Community Organizations

Over 400 city-based clinicians and health and social service providers attended the symposium to coordinate and improve care for New Yorkers living with Long COVID.

NYC Health + Hospitals and New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Host New York City’s First Long COVID Symposium to Coordinate Patient Care With Local Providers and Community Organizations

(New York – June 16, 2022) – On June 8, New York City’s healthcare leadership from across City Hall, NYC Health + Hospitals and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene  held the City’s first Long COVID symposium. The event focused on care coordination for New Yorkers with Long COVID as they navigate the city’s […]

Vision Zero: DOT Announces Plan for Older Adult Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Safety and Older New Yorkers Study identifies design improvements that significantly protect older adults. DOT will install turn-calming treatments at 50 Older Adult targeted intersections annually & expand installation of pedestrian head-start signals.

Vision Zero: DOT Announces Plan for Older Adult Pedestrian Safety

NEW YORK—NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez today announced that the NYC Department of Transportation has released the Pedestrian Safety and Older New Yorkers Study, as well as a series of initiatives that are part of a larger investment to improve overall pedestrian safety at intersections. The study analyzes key factors contributing to crashes amongst older New Yorkers and put forth […]

‘We’re Democrats, Not Socialists’: Adams Vs. AOC in Proxy War Over Albany

‘We’re Democrats, Not Socialists’: Adams Vs. AOC in Proxy War Over Albany

New York, NY – June 11, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams marches alone with thousands of people across Brooklyn Bridge against gun violence. March ended with rally in Lower Manhattan (Shutterstock) By Carl Campanile and Bernadette Hogan, NY Post Mayor Eric Adams is putting his political muscle behind veteran state Assembly incumbents being challenged by socialist […]

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