The RGB’s annual decision on rent increases for nearly a million rent-stabilized apartments in New York City comes amid talk of a first-ever rent freeze or rollback. Here’s a quick look at the hikes the panel has approved since 1968.
Six thousand water samples collected over seven years along the Hudson, its tributaries and public-access points on New York City’s waterways indicated many areas still fall short of federal clean water standards.
Students who have protested against the lack of sports at small high schools have raised two important issues. One is about sports, the author argues. The other is about whether the city really wants its youth to be as politically engaged as it says it does.
On a Sunday in June a state trooper shot an unarmed man as he ran away. Key detail: The man in question was a convicted murderer who’d escaped from prison.
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