As underclassmen decide where to transfer, efforts are underway to save Rice High School, a private Catholic institution that is slated to close because of financial problems, not academic failure.
Hundreds gathered around City Hall on Tuesday to argue that Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed budget cuts don’t add up—because there’s already ample money in the city’s coffers to close this year’s funding gap, and there could be even more.
Advocates are speaking out against proposed cuts to programs that feed and house people living with HIV/AIDS.
The Census Bureau’s finding that Astoria’s population shrank by 10,000 over the past decade has prompted howls of protest. What do transit ridership numbers, death rates, building permits and other indicators suggest?
Illegal subdivisions, undocumented immigration and resistance to Census workers are possible reasons for the apparent undercount in New York. Another, according to one councilwoman, is hipsters, who might have thought the Census uncool.