New York

Local 46 Ironworker Fires Charter/Spectrum – Watch it!
Features, Multimedia, New York

Local 46 Ironworker Fires Charter/Spectrum – Watch it!

From Local 46: In New York City, Metallic Lathers & Reinforcing Iron Workers Local Union 46 member Steve Perez, in a show of solidarity with 1,700 striking Spectrum employees, returned his cable boxes and internet equipment and ended his relationship with Spectrum. The employees of Spectrum, who are members of Electrical Workers Local Union 3, have…

Silverstein  Renovates Equitable Building $50M
Features, Finance, New York

Silverstein Renovates Equitable Building $50M

A plan to renovate and update one of the oldest Class-A office buildings in New York City is underway. The Equitable Building at 120 Broadway, was built in 1915 as the largest office building in the world and the first with passenger elevators. Silverstein Properties, which purchased the building in 1980, will spend $50M on the…

Mayor Signs Rent Regulation Enforcement
Features, Municipal Government, New York

Mayor Signs Rent Regulation Enforcement

New York, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed into law a bill that aims to ensure that properties seeking tax exemptions are living up to their promises. The bill, Intro. 1366-A, requires that the Department of Housing Preservation and Development audit buildings that claim the 421-a tax exemption are in fact complying with the…

G.L. Middle School Kicks Off Kindness Campaign
Education, Features, New York

G.L. Middle School Kicks Off Kindness Campaign

Reprinted The Greenwood Lake Middle School kicked off their kindness campaign entitled, “Choose Kind” on Tues., Oct., 10. The campaign focuses on making kind decisions. As part of the #choosekind campaign, all students and staff members were given a copy of the book “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio to share and read with their families, along…

Protect a Woman’s Right to Choose
Features, Law and Politics, New York

Protect a Woman’s Right to Choose

Albany, NY – “The federal administration’s decision to allow employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women is disgraceful. This major loophole for employers is a direct assault on women’s rights and shows a callous disregard for the millions of women who rely on birth control for an assortment of critical medical…

Syracuse International Airport Upgraded
Features, New York, Transportation

Syracuse International Airport Upgraded

Syracuse, NY – The first phase of a $48.8 million construction project to transform Syracuse Hancock International Airport into a modern-day facility has begun. The project includes a reconstruction of the terminal building  increasing the facility to 14,500 square feet. Construction is scheduled to conclude in the fall of 2018. 

1 60 61 62 63 64 102