Pride Month Town Hall: ‘Unapologetically Us,’ airs Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Pride Month Town Hall: ‘Unapologetically Us,’ airs Wednesday at 10 a.m.

NEW YORK (WABC) — As New York gets ready for the Pride March this Sunday, we invite you to join us for a special town hall looking at the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community. Join us Wednesday at 10 a.m. for ‘Unapologetically Us,’ a Pride Month town hall hosted by Eyewitness News anchor Ken Rosato. … Read more

Tension brewing among WH aides over scripted Biden: report

Tension brewing among WH aides over scripted Biden: report

Biden administration staffers are playing the blame game as the president’s poll numbers continue to plummet, with some aides growing increasingly exasperated at the rehearsed, stilted nature of his events, according to a new report. With Biden’s disapproval rating topping 50% in survey after survey and Democrats facing big losses in the fall midterm elections, … Read more

Jessica Tisch, Loews heir and former technical tsar, appointed NYC Sanitation Commissioner

Jessica Tisch, Loews heir and former technical tsar, appointed NYC Sanitation Commissioner

City Hall tech tsar Jessica Tisch has been named the new head of the sanitation department, Mayor Eric Adams announced Monday. Tisch – whose family owns Loews Corporation – most recently served as commissioner of the Office of Technology and Innovation after former mayor Bill de Blasio elected her to the role in 2019. Prior … Read more

Restrictions on city council members can solve some of Toronto’s problems

Restrictions on city council members can solve some of Toronto’s problems

Last month, Toronto Count. Joe Cressy announced that he was leaving politics after two terms, and in addition to his personal reasons, it was the right thing to do. If a politician can not implement changes in eight years, why should another four or more help? It is better to go and do good elsewhere … Read more

Doug Ford sent me a refund of $ 440 for license plate renewal, but I wish he had not done so

Doug Ford sent me a refund of $ 440 for license plate renewal, but I wish he had not done so

Politicians often try to bribe voters with their own money. As election season rolls around, you can count on them tossing around with targeted puppets of public funds in an attempt to win key rides and ballot papers. Usually, though, the bribe is a little less obvious than the check that arrived at my home … Read more

The clock is ticking on Hochul, Adams, to stop crime driving NYC down

The clock is ticking on Hochul, Adams, to stop crime driving NYC down

“Who wants to live in a city like this?” a Sunset Park man on Tuesday asked a TV reporter and then answered his own question: “No one wants to live like this anymore.” Yes. No one wants to live in the city New York is about to become. Another nail in the coffin – that … Read more

Pushing for cleaner air in the Toronto building can save lives

Pushing for cleaner air in the Toronto building can save lives

Big number: 82.5 percent, the reduction in COVID infections measured in classrooms in Italy with ventilation systems replacing the air six times an hour, according to a study by the Fondazione David Hume. The big number 82.5 pct the reduction in COVID infections measured in classrooms in Italy with ventilation systems replacing the air six … Read more

How the Toronto Council decided the fate of a lone blue spruce

How the Toronto Council decided the fate of a lone blue spruce

In a northwestern neighborhood of Toronto, a single Colorado blue spruce tossed over a modest pool in the backyard. According to some estimates, the spruce measured 51.5 cm in diameter and was older than most of us, here long before there was a Raptors or a SkyDome and certainly before the basin was dug. “The … Read more

Why the empty seats in the Toronto Council are not a good look

Why the empty seats in the Toronto Council are not a good look

Last month, a lone Toronto City Council member voted against scrapping the city’s mask mandate. “I think it’s too early,” Count. John Filion of Willowdale told his colleagues via livestream about why the mandate should last a little longer. “I think we are doing it now because the province is doing it now. If the … Read more

The city of Toronto is reusing some of their buildings to create affordable housing

The city of Toronto is reusing some of their buildings to create affordable housing

The City of Toronto will use city-owned properties to provide “500 to 600 affordable rental and owner-occupied housing” and other “urban services” as part of the ModernTO plan. Toronto City Council “unanimously” agreed to proceed with the next steps in ModernTO on April 6, which will shrink the city’s office space from 55 to 15, … Read more