NY Rep. Lee Zeldin raises $2.5 million in bid for governor

NY Rep. Lee Zeldin raises $2.5 million in bid for governor

Republican Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin reported Sunday that he has raised $2.5 million over ten days since announcing his bid for governor. Zeldin jumped into the 2022 gubernatorial race as three-term Democrat incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo grapples with coronavirus nursing home death and sexual harassment scandals. Cuomo intended to run for a fourth term … Read more

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NY state adds new COVID vaccine rules for nursing homes

NY state adds new COVID vaccine rules for nursing homes

Nearly half of New York’s nursing home workers haven’t gotten the COVID-19 vaccine — so the state Department of Health is now putting more pressure on the facilities to bridge the gap, The Post has learned.  Health department brass issued new guidance late Thursday that requires nursing homes to offer “an opportunity to receive” the … Read more

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NYC mayoral candidate McGuire supports lifting charter-school cap

NYC mayoral candidate McGuire supports lifting charter-school cap

Democratic mayoral candidate Ray McGuire wants to expand the number of New York City charter schools, he told The Post on Sunday. “We need to give our children the best education possible. I want to give parents a choice,” the ex-Citigroup executive said while accepting the endorsement of Rep. Greg Meeks, the Queens Democratic leader. … Read more

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State cap blocks Queens charter school for struggling kids

State cap blocks Queens charter school for struggling kids

A proposed Queens charter school that would enroll only struggling high school students can’t open — because the state Legislature won’t raise the charter school cap on expansion. The Urban Dove Team Charter School III was planned to open in western Queens, in the district of powerful Senate Deputy Majority Leader Mike Gianaris. But the … Read more

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Subway crime still outpacing ridership despite drop in March

Subway crime still outpacing ridership despite drop in March

Subway crime rates dropped in March compared to the previous month, according to newly-released NYPD stats — but remain far higher than where they stood pre-pandemic. The subways saw 2.32 felony crimes per million riders in March 2021 — compared to 2.65 felonies per million riders the previous month and a comparatively puny 1.47 crimes … Read more

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Video shows teens preparing to break into Bronx building, cops say

Video shows teens preparing to break into Bronx building, cops say

Five teen girls were caught on surveillance video trying to pull down a Bronx fire-escape ladder before they broke into an apartment and pinched a Michael Kors purse, jewelry and $500, police said Sunday. The incident happened at a building on Sheridan Avenue near East 168th Street around Claremont Village about 7:30 p.m. April 11, cops … Read more

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Man, 25, shot multiple times in Bronx apartment

Man, 25, shot multiple times in Bronx apartment

A 25-year-old man was shot multiple times in a Bronx apartment building Sunday afternoon, police said. The gunfire rang out inside 3602 Holland Ave. near 213th Street in Olinville around 12:40 p.m., leaving the man in critical condition, police said. The victim was rushed to Montefiore Hospital. Police had no immediate motive or suspects in the crime. … Read more

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Thieves steal $70K worth of designer bags from NYC store

Thieves steal $70K worth of designer bags from NYC store

Thieves smashed the front glass of the Alexander McQueen store on Madison Avenue in Manhattan early Sunday and made off with about $70,000 worth of designer handbags, the NYPD said. Two people entered the store at 747 Madison Avenue around 1 a.m. after breaking the front glass, cops said. Two people entered the store at … Read more

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