Two weeks after entering New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Phase 1 of reopening, New York City successfully reached Phase 2. But now that we are here, what has changed? Lets take a look at what will be opening and what will not.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Sunday addressed the skyrocketing use of illegal fireworks in the city — and urged New Yorkers not to report the blasts so as to avoid “heavy-handed policing.”
New York City Councilman, Chaim Deutsch, has published a petition calling for an end to the chaos that has reigned on the streets of New York City for more than two weeks.
Twenty one people were shot last night in NYC in just 10 hours, more than the entire recorded shootings for the entire week last year.
A pair of flyers making their rounds among NYPD officers are encouraging them to call out sick July 4th — as retribution for police reform and a perceived anti-cop climate following the outrage over high-profile police killings of unarmed black men across the country.
New York City will begin phase two of reopening on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, citing continued improvements in coronavirus data. The mayor also announced that playgrounds will reopen on Monday across the city.
The fireworks have been a bane to the Crown Heights community for a week now, in fact, they have been without stop all over Brooklyn and Queens. So what is really going on? CrownHeights.info made some inquiries, and with a little digging found the answer.
The nightly fireworks harassing Crown Heights are being done by “unknown citizens,” right? Nope, or at least not always. A Crown Heights resident caught fireworks being lit by firefighters of the FDNY in Crown Heights.
Three police officers taking out food from a Manhattan Shake Shack ingested a toxic substance Monday night, causing a scare that they had been purposefully poisoned.
In a nod to the protesters demanding reform in the NYPD, top brass have announced a plan to disband the Anti-Crime unit, which normally patrolled the city in plainclothes.
New York City Council leaders have issued a joint statement declaring their intent to back proposals slashing $1 billion from the NYPD budget.
Just days after protesters and looters took over the streets of New York City and the Mayor announced plans to cut police funding, eight people were shot in Brooklyn alone in just a few hours.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday that he will be taking funding from the NYPD to instead support local youth groups. It was not clear how much funding was being switched or which groups would receive the extra help.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has moved up the timetable for allowing houses of worship to open with 25% occupancy to phase 2 instead of phase 4. The change has a major impact for New York City, as it means that Shuls will be allowed the additional occupancy in two weeks from Monday.
New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio has announced in a tweet that the curfew imposed on New York City will be lifted for Sunday night, one day earlier than originally planned.
It seems to be a Democrat Politicians problem. Protests start, pander to the protesters, then discover that you can’t control them, so you pander more. New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio appears to be doing just that, turning on his own police force as a way of placating the protesters demanding “justice.”
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of New York City since Saturday protesting the death of a Minneapolis man in the hands of the police. CrownHeights.info will be posting basic updates and critical information regarding the protest and any threats to the Crown Heights Jewish community.