New Yorkers say state, country, democracy heading south: poll

New Yorkers say state, country, democracy heading south: poll

New Yorkers say the state, country … and democracy itself are heading in the wrong direction, a Siena Poll released Wednesday finds. Just 14% of respondents to the survey of 655 likely voters say they are “very optimistic” about the “state of our democracy” when asked between Sept. 16-25, while a 52% majority said they … Read more

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4 innocent bystanders, including 2 teens, shot inside Queens park

4 innocent bystanders, including 2 teens, shot inside Queens park

Four innocent bystanders, including two teenagers, were shot at a Queens park as they were caught in the crossfire of two feuding gunmen on Tuesday night, police sources said. The victims were near the handball court inside of the London Planetree Playground when the shooters opened fire at each other at about 6:20 p.m., sources … Read more

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NYC subway-beating vic reveals injuries and issues plea to Adams

NYC subway-beating vic reveals injuries and issues plea to Adams

The mom of five who was mercilessly pummeled by a homeless maniac at a Queens subway station revealed her gruesome injuries Tuesday — while issuing a desperate plea to  Mayor Eric Adams. “Our city needs major help,’’ said Elizabeth Gomes after removing her sunglasses to show her injuries from the horrific caught-on-camera attack, which included … Read more

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Innocent bystander one of two shot in Harlem gunfire

Innocent bystander one of two shot in Harlem gunfire

An innocent female bystander was among two people shot when an argument turned violent in Harlem on Tuesday afternoon, police and law-enforcement sources said. The 48-year-old woman took a bullet to her left leg around 3:30 p.m. at 215 W. 125th Street, the NYPD said. She was rushed to Harlem Hospital and is expected to … Read more

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NYC to release long-awaited results of state standardized tests

NYC to release long-awaited results of state standardized tests

City education officials are finally set to release the results of last year’s standardized tests — which the state had previously instructed local officials to keep under wraps. The long-awaited English and math scores for grades 3-8 are set to be made public on Wednesday, the Department of Education said. The state had sent scores … Read more

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