Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The hospital serves Crown Heights and Bedford Stuyvesant and said revenue dropped following cuts to the Medicaid rate in 2010.
Residents of Long Beach, Long Island and Broad Channel Queens can receive free health care at a mobile clinic run by the North Shore-LIJ Health System. The van is alternating where it's stationed between the two communities during the week.
Retired Admiral Thad Allen, who led federal recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina, is now co-chairing a New York commission to review the state’s response to weather-related emergencies.
Workers at dozens of fast food restaurants in New York City walked off the job to rally for higher wages and the right to unionize.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has appointed Marc Ferzan, who formerly worked at the state attorney general’s office and at PriceWaterhouse Coopers, to oversee the state’s recovery and rebuilding efforts from Sandy.
A change at the top of the Securities and Exchange Commission could mean new changes for the financial industry.
As shoppers are out in full force on Black Friday, one group has a message for retailers and their patrons: donate!
Long Island communities hard hit by Hurricane Sandy are making progress in their cleanup efforts, more than three weeks after the storm passed through.
In the wake of Sandy, thousands of Red Cross volunteers deployed to hard-hit areas. At the same time the group is responding to other disasters that occur on a daily basis.
A Manhattan Veterans Affairs facility is closed indefinitely, after suffering significant storm damage during Hurricane Sandy more than two weeks ago.
The New York Attorney General's office has subpoenaed the Long Island Power Authority and Con Edison, sources familiar with the investigation told WNYC.
Long Island Power Authority is getting a failing grade by a legislative oversight committee for its performance in the aftermath of Sandy.
Paramedics and members of the National Guard will be making house calls this weekend. It's part of a city program to make sure those hard hit by Sandy are getting medical help if they need it.
When the power first went out last Monday in parts of my neighborhood, Floral Park, my parents and I hoped it’d be back on in a matter of hours. But the wait turned into days, and cold nights. So I had to spend much of the day at my aunt’s, working, before coming home to a cold house in the evening.
Long Islanders are finding ways to do more than less, as a whopping 646,512 customers remain without power island-wide. It’s been tough, but they’re finding ways to cope, as the latest estimates from the Long Island Power Authority are likely to leave them in the dark for seven to ten days.
More than 930,000 customers on Long Island are without power following the massive storm, as officials assess the damage caused by flooding, downed trees and power lines.
The community board in Morningside Heights compromised Thursday to approve a measure that would rename a part of 121st Street after comedian George Carlin.
Costumed superheroes and villains, comic book lovers, sci-fi fans and video game avatars will descend on the Javits Center this weekend for New York Comic Con. Industry-watchers will be keeping a close eye out to see what trends will emerge from the second largest comic convention in the country.
The City Council has unanimously approved a mixed-used redevelopment project in the Seward Park area of the Lower East Side.