Mayor Eric Adams wants police officers on the front lines, but critics say they are not trained to get people off the streets, and could endanger everyone involved.Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.CON EDISON MAINTENANCE TEAM DOES A FLYOVER: Brooklyn is apparently included in a flyover that Con Edison’s Transmission Line Maintenance Section is conducting through about 3 p.m. today, Monday, December 5. The energy company’s blue and white helicopter, tail #402 TD, will patrol the areas from Dover to Pleasant Valley and all areas south towards and. .

NYC CARE WINS TYSON AWARD FOR HEALTHCARE EQUITY: NYC Health + Hospitals’ NYC Care program, which provides access to low or no-cost primary and specialty care, prescription medicines, was honored during a Tuesday, November 29 ceremony with the 2022 Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity from the Joint Commission and. . New York’s minimum wage has fallen behind that of other cities, making the city even more unaffordable for low-paid workers. Also, a new soccer stadium may be going up in Queens. NYU BUYS 3 METROTECH CENTER TO EXPAND TANDON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING’S PROGRAMS: New York University has purchased 3 MetroTech Center, a 350,000 square foot building adjacent to NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering. The purchase, which NYU President Andrew Hamilton announced yesterday, will support an ongoing $1 billion investment in Tandon to significantly advance engineering at NYU by. .

Longtime Eric Adams pal goes from $30K pension to $240K a year after landing cushy NYC gig

Lisa White, a pal of Mayor Eric Adams, rose from retired 911 dispatcher living off a $30,000 pension to be tapped for a $241,000-a-year city government gig.After New York outlets hyped rising crime, counties in the NYC media market voted more Republican than their immediate neighbors.Most kids labeled as having an “emotional disability” and shunted into public special education schools are Black or Latino, and low income — while wealthier families more often access a taxpayer-funded free private education.For the first time in decades, the race for governor in New York is competitive. Here’s what you need to know.

Tuesday’s roundup covers reproductive health, privacy, pharmacy cutbacks, covid cases, Mpox, RSV outbreak, substance abuse, and more.Crime is up over last year, but down slightly from 2019.New York Governor Hochul and New York City Mayor Adams today announced expanded initiatives to keep New York City subways safe and address transit crime.10 Blocks podcast.

Fewer psychiatric emergencies got a response from B-HEARD squads this year than in 2021 debut — but Mayor Eric Adams is still forging ahead with expansion of what he calls a “successful pilot.”. Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Hosts Community Conversation on Public Safety. Documents and interviews with current and former employees at Harlem’s Metropolitan Hospital show that workplace injuries have caused employees to miss thousands of work days over the past four years.A 14-year-old died by suicide at Niagara Falls Gorge in May.

What to know about NYC’s B-HEARD mental health crisis response teams

The pilot program still routes most mental health calls to the police.Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Hosts Community Conversation on Public Safety in Queens. Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more.Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Holds a Community Conversation on Public Safety in Queens.

Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Launches Homeless Assistance Fund With NYC’s Business Community. Governor Hochul announced the launch of the Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus program.Officials and advocates called on City Hall to change the city’s approach to mental health crises.New York City Council.

New York City Council. Competition from the private sector and the government’s balky hiring practices have prompted thousands to flee city government.Tuesday’s shooting reignited the debate over defunding the police, as proponents argued that increased NYPD presence was not enough to prevent the incident.A persistent pandemic-driven downturn has caused revenue from business and personal-income taxes to fall in New York City, while tourism and job losses have yet to recover.Many residential treatment facilities for children in New York are shutting down, leaving families frustrated and scrambling to find mental health services. Some kids age out of care as they wait.