New York

  • Yeshiva Students TAP New State Aid

    By Paul Berger

    Yeshiva students in New York get millions in federal Pell Grants. Despite harsh budget cuts, the state now allows them to benefit from the state’s Tuition Assistance Program, too.Read More

    Fast-Growing Daycare Program Can't Pay Bills

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    A little-known New York City child care network that won a huge city contract for government-subsidized day care program is having trouble paying its bills.Read More

    New York Federation Gives $10M in Sandy Aid

    By JTA

    UJA-Federation of Greater New York released $10 million in Hurricane Sandy emergency relief aid to its network agencies and synagogues.Read More

    Long Road to Normalcy for Frazzled New Yorkers

    By Reuters

    New York authorities have made a big push for normalcy after megastorm Sandy, but for many residents dealing with water-logged homes, power outages, gasoline shortages and painfully slow commutes, things are far from that.Read More

    Power and Transit Still Scarce After Sandy

    By Reuters

    New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday in one sign of recovery from Sandy’s devastating blow. But elsewhere in the storm-struck U.S. Northeast, gasoline shortages persisted and emergency teams struggled to reach the worst hit areas and restore power to millions of people.Read More

    New York Struggles To Get Back on Feet

    By Reuters

    Millions across the U.S. Northeast stricken by massive storm Sandy will attempt to resume their normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets and airports reopen despite grim projections of power and mass transit outages around New York for several more days.Read More

    Many Turned to Social Media as Sandy Struck

    By JTA

    For many besieged by the wrath of Sandy in New York and elsewhere, social media outlets, especiallly Facebook and Twitter, became crucial lifelines.Read More

    Damage and Death Toll From Sandy Rises

    By Reuters

    Millions of people were left reeling in the aftermath of monster storm Sandy on Tuesday as New York City and a wide swathe of the eastern United States struggled with epic flooding and massive power outages. The death toll climbed to at least 30.Read More

    Northeast Paralyzed by Sandy's Surge

    By Reuters

    Sandy swamped New York with record floods, blacked out power to millions and brought the economy to a halt through much of the region.Read More

    Rabbis Pressure Christine Quinn Over Sick Leave

    By Josh Nathan-Kazis

    Liberal rabbis are pushing New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn to support a bill requiring paid sick leave. Is this the start of the 2013 mayoral race?Read More

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