Long Island man evicted during pandemic for not paying mortgage in 23 years

New York 09/20/21, 02:55

A persistent squatter who delayed repaying his mortgage for decades is ineligible for pandemic protections, a New York court ruled on Sept. 14. Nassau County Housing Court declared Guramrit Hanspal must vacate his East Meadow property, because Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus moratoriums do not apply to him. Since Hanspal bought the ...

Judge blocks vaccine mandate for New York health employees

New York 09/15/21, 01:03

A federal judge temporarily prevented New York state from requiring healthcare workers to receive COVID-19 vaccines on Sept. 14. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York blocked a vaccine mandate that was due to take effect on Sept. 27. Judge David Hurd respected the wishes of 17 doctors, ...

New York state will ban all gas-powered vehicle sales by 2035

New York 09/14/21, 16:10

Gas-powered vehicle sales will be effectively phased out across New York state no later than the year 2035. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) recently signed Assembly Bill A4302 into law, which aims to make all in-state new passenger car and truck sales zero-emissions within 14 years. "New York is implementing the nation's most ...

New York governor asks Facebook to censor anti-abortion posts

New York 09/14/21, 15:49

New York State's brand new governor, Kathy Hochul, wrote a letter to Facebook's CEO on Monday, Sept. 13, asking him to censor pro-life posts as 'false' and 'misinformation' about a 'common medical procedure.' Governor Kathy Hochul, who recently replaced Andrew Cuomo after he resigned over the sexual abuse scandal, sent a letter addressed ...

NYPD pays unvaccinated police officers to get COVID-19 tests

New York 09/12/21, 00:30

The New York Police Department has decided to pay unvaccinated law enforcement members to encourage them to undergo weekly coronavirus tests. The New York Post reported Saturday, Sept. 11, "aside from employing some financial aid, several members can be pulled off their patrol duty to help others performing the tests. The ...

9/11 widow says that day became the ‘forever nightmare’

New York 09/09/21, 02:10

A widow who lost her 37-year-old husband on Sept. 11, 2001, during the World Trade Center attacks, recalls the pain-filled years that followed and how she became an activist to help preserve the site for a memorial. "Many feel we should all move on, it’s been 20 years. But for some ...

Michael K. Williams of ‘The Wire’ found dead in Brooklyn home

New York 09/07/21, 15:40

The actor who played infamous stick-up Omar Little on "The Wire," was discovered dead in his Brooklyn apartment Monday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials. Just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, police were summoned to a residence at 440 Kent Ave., claiming there was a male inside who was ...