Rep. Stefanik Says GOP ‘Commitment to America’ Is a Blessing for NY

Elise Stefanik, the top Republican in the New York House, said the party’s pledge of “Commitment to America” ​​will boost the Big Apple and the Empire State by tackling crime and providing students with more educational opportunities. Stefanik spoke about the recently unveiled GOP platform in a Friday interview with The Post, listing some of … Read more

Ongoing COVID madness shows it was never about science

The pandemic is essentially over, right? For some, yes. For others not so much. It wasn’t until June when unvaccinated Canadians were finally allowed to leave the country, for no apparent reason. The vaccine doesn’t prevent transmission, so how did it make sense to keep the unvaccinated behind the frozen curtain? It didn’t. But that’s … Read more

Ongoing COVID madness shows it was never about science

The pandemic is essentially over, right? For some, yes. For others not so much. It wasn’t until June when unvaccinated Canadians were finally allowed to leave the country, for no apparent reason. The vaccine doesn’t prevent transmission, so how did it make sense to keep the unvaccinated behind the frozen curtain? It didn’t. But that’s … Read more

850 more inept NYC teachers, school assistants fired

The city’s Department of Education has fired an additional 850 teachers and classroom assistants — bringing the total to nearly 2,000 school workers fired for failing to comply with a vaccine mandate that has increasingly been condemned in court. About 1,300 DOE employees who took one year of unpaid leave — with benefits — agreed … Read more

NYC subway, commuter rail set COVID-19-era passenger traffic records

More people rode public transit in the New York City area on Wednesday than on any other day since the COVID-19 pandemic began, transit officials said Thursday. Subways, buses, Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road have all set pandemic records in one day, MTA CEO Janno Lieber said during an afternoon announcement at Grand … Read more

Harvard students unimpressed by Bill de Blasio

What do you think of those apples, Bill? Harvard students learn what New Yorkers discovered long ago about their now ex-mayor — they don’t like him. According to a report in the student-run Harvard Independent, Bill de Blasio gets a big F when it comes to winning scientists at Ivy League University, where he’s now … Read more

1,300 NYC school workers should get COVID vaccine or be fired

Time is running out for some 1,300 employees of the city’s Ministry of Education who have taken a year of unpaid leave since the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Under an agreement they signed a year ago, staff members must show proof of at least one shot by September 5, before the new school year begins. … Read more

NYC schools to relax COVID-19 rules, nix daily health screeners

Schools in New York City will no longer require parents to complete daily health screenings for their children, according to new COVID-19 guidelines released Tuesday. The updated guidelines for the upcoming school year also relax some protocols — such as doing away with random testing in school — but maintain other vaccine-related requirements. Children who … Read more

MTA Doesn’t Follow NYC Masks, Kathy Hochul’s Mandate Remains

The MTA quietly kept track of whether riders wear masks on the subway, even when Governor Kathy Hochul doubled her mask mandate for public transit a few weeks ago. The agency hasn’t conducted a straphanger mask investigation since April, and after being asked by The Post on Tuesday, it updated its site to say that … Read more

A third of NYC strap hangers may not return to the subway after COVID

One in three straphangers may never commute full-time on the subway after the COVID-19 pandemic — potentially blowing a $9 billion hole in the MTA’s budget, a new study said Monday. In the worst-case scenario, the number of riders could be as low as just 73% of pre-pandemic levels by mid-2026, according to forecasts from … Read more