NY pension money ‘held hostage’ by Vladimir Putin, Russia

NY pension money ‘held hostage’ by Vladimir Putin, Russia

New York employees and taxpayers are unwittingly financing Russian companies and the oligarch pals of Vladimir Putin with at least $519 million invested in assets now frozen by the war-mongering dictator, The Post has learned. City and state pension systems have pledged to sell off the holdings in protest of Russia’s assault on Ukraine, but … Read more

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul giving $250 in federal cash to families

NY Gov.  Kathy Hochul giving 0 in federal cash to families

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday unveiled a chicken-in-every-pot style payout to needy New Yorkers as she runs for a full term in office. The move will see families on public assistance get $250 in extra support — culled from federal pandemic relief funds to New York — at a time of spiking inflation and consumer … Read more

Parents furious over ousting of popular school districts bosses

Parents furious over ousting of popular school districts bosses

Parents are up in arms at two school districts in Queens and Brooklyn over the ousting of their popular superintendents without any promised community engagement as part of a systemwide shakeup. The DOE this week dismissed District 30 superintendent Philip Composto and District 24 superintendent Madelene Chan, both widely respected and beloved, leaving community members … Read more

Eric Adams ‘very concerned’ about SCOTUS ruling that could lift NY open carry ban

Eric Adams ‘very concerned’ about SCOTUS ruling that could lift NY open carry ban

Mayor Eric Adams is “very concerned” about the possible reversal of a state ban prohibiting New Yorkers from openly carrying loaded firearms on city streets, especially as the Big Apple has been struggling to combat a surge in gun violence. “This is a significant issue for our city: it is the right to carry. After … Read more

Baby formula shortage hits NYC parents, special needs kids hard

Baby formula shortage hits NYC parents, special needs kids hard

Babies aren’t the only ones impacted by the crippling formula crisis: Special needs kids – and their frantic parents – are also feeling the brunt. As parents continue to trawl the bare aisles of New York stores, pharmacies are also struggling to make ends meet for the young children who have ongoing prescriptions for formula. … Read more