3 PM dismissal is going to be a thing of the past for students in select New York City middle schools this September. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a three-year pilot program today that'll extend the school day another 2.5 hours in 20 high-need middle schools.
It's been 100-years since the Titanic sank in the Atlantic ocean. While many associate the luxury liner with high society, there were many aboard in the lower classes who were coming to America for a better life.
NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn Commemorates Titanic Centennial Ashwin Bhandari, WFUV
In an effort to help New Yorkers who are underinsured or have no insurance, the Mayor and City Council introduced the BigAppleRX card.
Medication is expensive, especially for those who are underinsured or have no insurance at all. So, the Big Apple is introducing a downloadable card to make prescription medication more affordable.