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Governor Hochul earmarks an additional $1M for Special Olympics New York


Statement by President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman: “Governor Kathy Hochul is the champion Special Olympics New York athletes need her to be. “The additional $1M in state funding for Special Olympics New York included in the governor’s budget proposal will prevent significant cuts to our signature State Games and enable us to continue recruiting new athletes...

Indo American Lions Club organizes blankets donation drive


New York: The Indo American Lions Club’s motto, "We Serve" is best represented through charities like these that involve giving and serving the community.  The club has carried out many projects for the underprivileged under the leadership of President Shyam Gajwani. During the frigid winter weather, the Club organized “Spread the Warmth Project” and distributed plush blankets on January 10, 2024, at the Royale Restaurant during the...

Governor Murphy signs Immigrants’ Rights Legislation to strengthen workers’ rights


Governor Phil Murphy signed a series of immigrants’ rights bills to strengthen rights of domestic workers, promote language access to government services and benefits, and accurately understand the diversity of New Jersey’s communities, building on the Murphy Administration’s commitment to building a fairer and more inclusive state for all. “In New Jersey, our greatest strength...

CUNY to receive $75 M from Simons Foundation, largest donation in university history


Governor Kathy Hochul on January 17, 2024, announced that the City University of New York is receiving $75 million from the Simons Foundation, the University’s largest-ever donation. The gift earmarks $50 million to establish CUNY as a hub for computational science and $25 million to support CUNY’s participation in the Governor’s proposed Empire AI...

Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy by Fighting for Fair Housing


By Eric Adams, Mayor – NYC This week, we celebrate the life of one of our greatest American leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is a moment to honor his accomplishments, but it’s also an opportunity to reflect on what he fought for and to carry his legacy forward. We must find new strength...

Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha: 40 giant billboards go up across 10 US states


New York: Amid ongoing events and celebrations across the globe ahead of the 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya on January 22, giant billboards of Lord Ram and the majestic shrine in the temple town of Uttar Pradesh have gone up in more than 10 states, thousands of miles away in...

Lifestyle Medicine program expands to NYC Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst


NYC Health + Hospitals on January 11, 2024 announced that its nationally recognized Lifestyle Medicine Program has expanded to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens, the first time the program is available in Queens. This is the fourth of six new sites to make the program available citywide, following the recent launch of the...

NYC Health+Hospitals/SeaView ranks as Newsweek’s Best Nursing Home in New York


NYC Health + Hospitals/Sea View kicks off the New Year as the #1 Ranked Nursing Home in New York State by Newsweek in 2024 for the second year in a row and as a high-performing nursing home in the nation for short-term rehabilitation and long-term care according to U.S. News & World Report –...

Attorney General James to host first ever statewide gun buyback on April 29


In her ongoing efforts to protect New Yorkers from gun violence and keep communities safe, New York Attorney General Letitia James is hosting the first-ever statewide community gun buyback in New York on Saturday, April 29. This one-day statewide initiative will feature nine simultaneous gun buyback events held across the state, at which the...