Dr. Ee Tay helped her neighbors get vaccinated in January, and now she helps people all over NYC.  With the help of the medical community and Facebook group members, she’s scheduled 300 appointments. Her team offers help to the elderly, undocumented immigrants, and those with language barriers.  See more stories […]

A social studies teacher at an all-girls public school in Queens traveled to Florida to have sex with an underage teen girl he’d spent months chatting up online, authorities alleged Sunday. After cozying up to the teen for months over the internet, Zeshaan Naqvi, who most recently taught at the […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A 22-year-old California woman who wrongly accused a Black teenager of stealing her phone and tackled him at a New York City hotel in a widely seen video was charged after returning to the city on Saturday. Miya Ponsetto was charged with attempted robbery, grand larceny, […]

PIRU, Calif. — A California woman seen on video tackling a Black teenager whom she falsely accused of stealing her phone at a Manhattan hotel is in custody in the Los Angeles area, law enforcement officials say. Police said Thursday night Miya Ponsetto was taken into custody by the Ventura […]

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email The pandemic has hammered the hotel industry right from the start. Marriott International, for example, furloughed “tens of thousands” of workers back in March as it shuttered properties around the world. Now, Marriott is permanently laying off 850 workers at its Marquis hotel […]

There’s exciting news on the Halloween front at The Benjamin Hotel in NYC – for this year’s Halloween festivities, the hotel has two exciting activities happening: World-renowned pumpkin carver, Hugh McMahon, will be doing a LIVE pumpkin carving session outside at The Benjamin Hotel (on the corner of 50th and […]

(Bloomberg) — For Megan Martin, the tipping point came when she passed several men slumped over the steps of a Broadway church in the middle of the day. “They weren’t sleeping, they were in the throes of addiction,” said Martin, who offers her assessment as an anesthesiologist with a master’s […]

NEW YORK — New York City is delaying the start of its school year until Sept. 16 to give teachers more time to prepare for the return of students amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the deal struck with unions representing teachers, staff and administrators. Instruction was […]

(Bloomberg) — Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision on whether to reopen New York City’s schools is among the most consequential he has had to make in months of grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic. Beyond the risks to public health, at stake is the education of 1.1 million students, the livelihoods of […]

(Bloomberg) — California had its second-worst day for virus fatalities and Florida’s case count topped 500,000. Houston hospitalizations fell to a five-week low. New York City is setting up checkpoints at key entry points to make sure travelers from 35 states or territories with high transmission rates fill out forms […]