Legislation Builds Upon 2017 Child Marriage Ban the Governor Signed into Law Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.3086/A.3891) raising the age of consent to be married in New York State to 18. This new measure builds upon legislation eliminating child marriage that the Governor signed in 2017 byContinue Reading

Virtual Summer Series of Applauded Films is Hosted by Award-Winning Journalist and Author Tom Teicholz  Holocaust Museum LA presents the “Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series: German Holocaust Films,” a series of three curated films and discussions, beginning Thursday, July 29, at 6 p.m. Upon registration, participants will receive a linkContinue Reading

$400 Million Development will Transform 7.2 Underutilized Acres in Central Brooklyn into a Thriving, Environmentally Sustainable Development with Community Amenities and Nearly 900 Affordable Apartments  Project Renderings Available Here  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the selection of the winning proposal to redevelop 7.2 acres of the Kingsboro Psychiatric Center campus in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The developmentContinue Reading

Award-winning Journalist Soledad O’Brien Sits Down with Vice President Kamala Harris One-On-One for an Exclusive Interview Regarding the Biden/Harris Administration’s National Month of Action Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic, Police Reform and Voting Rights #StateOfOurUnionBET (BUSINESS WIRE)–BET News presents “State of Our Union: Vice President Kamala Harris” hosted by Soledad O’Brien –Continue Reading

Legislation (S.7196/A.6762-B) Allows Public to Hold Gun Manufacturers Liable for Their Products Creating a Public Nuisance Legislation (S.5000-B/A.6198-B) Prohibits the Sale of Firearms to Anyone with an Outstanding Warrant for a Felony or Serious Offense Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.7196/A.6762-B and S.5000-B/A.6198-B) holding gun manufacturers liable for theContinue Reading

Macy’s July 4th from the top of the Empire State Building. /PRNewswire/ — The Empire State Building (ESB) partnered with Macy’s for the second consecutive year for the nation’s largest Independence Day celebration, the 45th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks®. This year’s show surpassed last year with 65,000 shells launched from five barges inContinue Reading

McLaren Automotive announce charity partnership with PLAN International. Rose Caldwell (PLAN International) photographed with Mandeep Dhat, Amanda McLaren and Mike Flewitt at McLaren Technology Center with a McLaren Artura hybrid supercar. Luxury British supercar maker McLaren Automotive and children’s charity Plan International announce today their global charity partnership. Plan InternationalContinue Reading

Read the Independence Day Proclamation Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that landmarks statewide will be lit red, white and blue on Sunday July 4 in honor of Independence Day. Additionally, Governor Cuomo issued an Independence Day proclamation. “If the last 16 months has reaffirmed anything, it’s how precious life is and how vital libertyContinue Reading

Photo: SNFL / NYPL The service members–who come from 15 countries–became citizens in an annual Independence Day naturalization ceremony held by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in partnership with The New York Public Library The ceremony took place in the new rooftop programming space of the Stavros Niarchos FoundationContinue Reading