Medical marijuana in New York

New York State could be the next to legalize recreational marijuana, mainly as a way to help solve the state’s fiscal problems brought on by the pandemic but medical marijuana is already an option for many patients.

Pandemic worsens NYC's food crisis

An estimated 1.5 million New Yorkers cannot afford food, according to the New York Times. Their only lifeline is a food pantry.

Cuomo takes aim at houses of worship, mass gatherings in hot spots

Cuomo said the severity of shutdowns would vary by proximity to hot spots. The rules will take effect no later than Friday in parts of Brooklyn and Queens, sections of Orange and Rockland counties north of the city, and an area within Binghamton near the Pennsylvania border. 

Young athletes lament lost sports seasons

These athletes—from Maryland to Connecticut, grade school through high school—say they just miss playing in games that matter, outside of their houses and apartments, with friends they haven't seen in weeks.

Free Lyft program in queens helps seniors get to the doctor

The Queens Community House in Forest Hills has been providing senior citizens with transportation to their doctor’s appointments, but now thanks to a partnership with the ride-sharing app Lyft, they can offer the service to even more neighborhoods for free.

Raccoon intruder

Imagine walking down the street and noticing a raccoon in the window of your bank. That is exactly what happened to one Queens resident.