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Council members demand transparency into Adams' mental health budget

CrainsNewYork.com (Transportation) 5/13 11:37A Amanda D Ambrosio
City Councilmembers pressed top health officials about Mayor Eric Adams’ executive budget Monday , demanding transparency into how much the city spends on treatment for people with severe mental illnesses as it prepares to negotiate next year’s...

City falls well short of mandates on bus, bike lanes

CrainsNewYork.com (Transportation) 5/9 1:03A Caroline Spivack
The city’s Department of Transportation is failing miserably to hit annual mileage targets for bus and bike lanes, and elected officials are squabbling over who is to blame. Transit officials were supposed to build 80 miles of bike lanes and 50...

At a Glance: May 3

CrainsNewYork.com (Telecom) 5/3 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
SCHOOL HEALTH: The city Health Department awarded a $112,500 contract to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center to operate a school-based health center, according to a notice filed in the City Record on Thursday. The hospital will operate a school...

Crossing guard tried to lure ‘teen’ for sex — DA

Queens Chronicle (South Queens News) 5/2 3:00A by Kristen Guglielmo, Associate
A school crossing guard from Jamaica was charged with attempted use of a child in a sexual performance, attempted rape and more on April 23, according to the Queens District Attorney’s Office.An undercover operation was started based on...

Only 12% of New York hospitals get top marks for patient safety: Leapfrog

CrainsNewYork.com (Banking) 5/1 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
Just 12% of hospitals in New York received high grades for how well they prevented infections, injuries and medical errors, a new report shows. Seventeen hospitals statewide earned an A for patient safety, most of which were located in the New...

Decapitated OZP man found in Jamaica Bay

Queens Chronicle (South Queens News) 4/18 4:30A by Kristen Guglielmo, Associate
A decapitated male was recovered from Jamaica Bay last Friday evening, according to authorities.Police said that at around 8:45 p.m., officers responded to a call for a water rescue at 165th Avenue and Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach.

Headless male body found in Jamaica Bay

Queens Chronicle (South Queens News) 4/15 5:19A by Kristen Guglielmo, Associate
A decapitated male body was recovered from Jamaica Bay on Friday evening, according to authorities.Police said that at around 8:45 p.m. on April 12, officers responded to a call for a water rescue at 165th Avenue and Cross Bay Boulevard…
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