Curtis Sliwa calls for end to tax breaks for NYC universities, MSG

Curtis Sliwa calls for end to tax breaks for NYC universities, MSG

GOP mayoral candidate and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa says it’s time to nix city property-tax breaks for Madison Square Garden, top private universities and large hospitals. The call was the most eye-catching part of a 21-page “property tax reform plan” obtained by The Post that Sliwa is expected to drop next week. Sliwa said … Read more

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New York’s COVID positivity rate, hospitalizations decline

New York's COVID positivity rate, hospitalizations decline

New York’s coronavirus positivity rate hit the lowest level in a month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. Of the 260,700 test results reported Friday, 7,283, or 2.79 percent were positive, Cuomo said. The statewide rate Friday when measured on a seven-day average was 3.31 percent, a bit less than the previous day and the lowest … Read more

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Mercedes slams into NYC scaffolding, driver arrested: cops

Mercedes slams into NYC scaffolding, driver arrested: cops

A Mercedes-Benz with a trunk full of high-end bags slammed into scaffolding along Midtown East, causing a mess, police said. A man in his 20s was driving the Mercedes E300 along East 58th Street, between Second and Third avenues around 4 a.m., when he crashed the high-end car into a section of scaffolding in front … Read more

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NYC residents furious over illegal ATV ‘brigade’

NYC residents furious over illegal ATV 'brigade'

Upper West Side residents are flipping out over lawless all-terrain vehicles terrorizing their neighborhood. They say illegal quad riders who ignore the rules of the road invade the UWS at all hours — particularly late at night and early in morning — causing locals to lose sleep and their sense of safety. “What’s up with … Read more

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New York parent seeks OK to marry their own adult child

New York parent seeks OK to marry their own adult child

I take my child to be my lawfully wedded spouse … A New Yorker who wants to marry their own adult offspring is suing to overturn laws barring the incestuous practice, calling it a matter of “individual autonomy.” The pining parent seeks to remain anonymous because their request is “an action that a large segment … Read more

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Carranza’s new firm made millions off COVID-19 pandemic in NYC

Carranza's new firm made millions off COVID-19 pandemic in NYC

The California ed-tech firm that hired ex-schools Chancellor Richard Carranza cashed in on the COVID-19 pandemic in NYC, reaping millions of dollars from the Department of Education under his reign, records show. IXL Learning, Inc. — which named Carranza its chief of strategy and global development — has been paid $3.3 million by the DOE … Read more

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NYC parents start GoFundMe for push to reopen public schools

NYC parents start GoFundMe for push to reopen public schools

Fed-up parents are to set to take legal action to immediately open New York City schools five days a week — with teachers in every classroom. The parents raised $20,000 as of Friday through a GoFundMe campaign to hire a lawyer and file on Monday for an emergency injunction. Upper West Side mom Natalya Murakhver, … Read more

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AOC, Jamaal Bowman meet with Jewish leaders for talks on Israel

AOC, Jamaal Bowman meet with Jewish leaders for talks on Israel

Has The Squad reached detente with Israel? New York Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamaal Bowman both sat down for friendly talks with top Jewish leaders in the Big Apple this week to address Israel issues and other longstanding tensions. “It was a positive sign,” said one influential Orthodox rabbi who requested anonymity so as not … Read more

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Brooklyn woman gets COVID 3 weeks after Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Brooklyn woman gets COVID 3 weeks after Johnson & Johnson vaccine

She’s shot out of luck. A Brooklyn woman who managed to avoid catching COVID-19 throughout 2020 went down with the bug this month — three weeks after being vaccinated. Ashley Allen, 31, spoke to The Post by phone while quarantined in her Williamsburg apartment and in between calls from city contact tracers. The contact tracers “started … Read more

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