Former Cuomo official to Hochul: stop LaGuardia AirTrain

Former Cuomo official to Hochul: stop LaGuardia AirTrain

A top ex-Cuomo Port Authority official is urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to derail the controversial $2.1 billion LaGuardia Airport AirTrain project pushed by her disgraced predecessor. “My advice to Hochul is to kill the project. It would be a good fresh start for her if she killed the AirTrain,” former Port Authority Commissioner Ken Lipper … Read more

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NYC government to run on solar power by 2025, says de Blasio

NYC government to run on solar power by 2025, says de Blasio

Soon, elected officials will need only the sun to get their work done. By 2025, New York City government will require only solar power to function, outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio and newly appointed Governor Kathy Hochul said Tuesday. Their announcement was made as part of Climate Week and hinges on whether major green energy … Read more

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Bill de Blasio still won’t say when he’ll visit Rikers Island

Bill de Blasio still won't say when he'll visit Rikers Island

Mayor Bill de Blasio still could not say when he’ll visit the chaotic and dangerous Rikers Island Wednesday, as advocates and politicians ripped the “missing in action” mayor for not touring the troubled lockup. “Rikers is a citywide emergency we all share,” Darren Mack of the Jail Action Coalition told The Post. “The mayor needs to see this for … Read more

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Judge says NYC can move ahead with DOE vaccine mandate

Judge says NYC can move ahead with DOE vaccine mandate

A Manhattan judge has lifted a temporary restraining order that blocked the city from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all Department of Education employees. Judge Laurence Love rejected arguments from a coalition of union groups that the requirement violated their civil rights as he removed the TRO issued last week. While Love will issue … Read more

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200 NYC schools saw a quarter of their students absent Tuesday

200 NYC schools saw a quarter of their students absent Tuesday

Roughly 200 city schools saw a quarter of their kids absent from class on Tuesday, according to a Post analysis of Department of Education data. While overall attendance was 85 percent, a swathe of city schools are still struggling to curb absenteeism in the early stages of the new year. The DOE stressed that the … Read more

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De Blasio drops suit vs. guard union over Rikers ‘sick-out’

De Blasio drops suit vs. guard union over Rikers 'sick-out'

The de Blasio administration on Wednesday dropped its lawsuit against a correction officer union for allegedly enabling guards at the short-staffed Rikers Island jail complex to not show up for work after the group agreed to publicly rebuke jail guards who fake sick. “Officers who are fit for duty should show up for work as required by the law,” … Read more

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Ex-Veterans Affairs staffer charged in rape of co-worker

Ex-Veterans Affairs staffer charged in rape of co-worker

A former staffer at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island was busted Wednesday for allegedly raping a co-worker, according to a law enforcement source and court papers. The FBI arrested ex-maintenance worker Tate Cruse, 38, on an indictment out of the Eastern District of New York, charging him with one count each of … Read more

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Man’s body found in Central Park, police say

Man's body found in Central Park, police say

A homeless man was found dead with a rope tied around his neck in Central Park Wednesday morning — and cops are now eyeing homicide, according to police and sources. A woman who was gardening made the disturbing discovery around 8:15 a.m. in the meadow at East 65th Street and East Drive, cops said. The 26-year-old … Read more

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MTA to hold first public meetings for congestion pricing

MTA to hold first public meetings for congestion pricing

The MTA’s official review of the environmental impacts of its congestion pricing program gets underway this week with virtual meetings Thursday and Friday for residents of the five boroughs and New Jersey. The two-hour Zoom forums will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday “focused on” the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island; at 6 p.m. for … Read more

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Another death reported in NYC jail system, 12th this year

Another death reported in NYC jail system, 12th this year

Another inmate died Wednesday inside the troubled New York City jail system — marking the 12th death in custody this year, officials said. The person, who was not immediately identified, went into medical distress Tuesday morning in the Bronx’s Vernon C. Bain Center and was taken by EMS to Lincoln Hospital, where they were pronounced … Read more

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