What the New York Archdiocese suing its insurers could mean for sexual abuse survivors
A strategic legal move by the New York Archdiocese to force its insurance companies to cover costs of victims' sexual abuse lawsuits is being watched.
New York, Baltimore archdioceses list priests ‘credibly accused’ of sex abuse. But what counts as...
The number of lists has more than tripled since the clergy sex abuse crisis broke last year, but there are no uniform standards among the nation’s 178 dioceses about how to compile them.
Archdiocese of Baltimore
The root problem here is a self-centered notion of freedom that "frees" individuals from respecting others, if such respect would get in the way of their own pleasure.
Q&A: How 2001 Quake Aided Modi’s Rise
In a new book, anthropologist Edward Simpson looks at how disaster relief work and political imagery bolstered support for the Bharatiya Janata Party and politician Narendra Modi in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
Cybercrime blotter: Kosovo native sentenced to 20 years for providing aid to ISIS
Kosovo native Ardit Ferizi was sentenced in federal court in Alexandria, Va. after pleading guilty to providing aid to the Islamic State.
Kaan Damlarkaya pleaded guilty to providing aid to ISIS in Houston federal court, faces up to 20...
Kaan Serclan Damlarkaya admits he sought to join terrorist group, spread bomb-making recipes online in attempt to aid Islamic State efforts.
Culinary Trends in New York
The hot dishes, drinks and other details to watch for in restaurants this fall.
‘What About Aid in Living?’ New York Faces Assisted-Suicide Fight
Assisted-suicide proponents are targeting New York, but a broad-based alliance seeks to expose how assisted suicide is a moral, medical a...
New York State Comptroller Assesses Impact of Federal Aid on Municipalities
New York Comptroller assesses impact of federal aid on municipalities.
Why New York?
When Cornell is mentioned, Ithaca comes to mind. The institution has been part of the city for so long that it is hard to separate one from the other. And with the construction of Milstein Hall on the northern end of the campus, AAP has found its landmark. But as the world becomes more accessible so have the programs at AAP, with campuses spotted around the globe. As an M.Arch I student we have a mandatory semester in the New York branch of…
What is an archdiocese?
This series of teaching editorials defines the role of our local Church, the archdiocese, and how it serves from a variety of perspectives. As...
New York Institute of Photography
NYIP's Professional Photography Course has trained more successful photographers than any other school in the world. Whether you're new to the field or you've been at it for years and would like to boost your skills, earn money, or start a new career, our Course will help you. We promise to make you a better photographer, and to teach you the skills you need to take…
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
A man once asked some of his friends the following question: “What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘ministry’?” He received many answers to the question, but two of them were rather unfortunate. “That’s Father’s job,” his friends replied. Ministry simply defined is serving others. The fact of the matter is that every Orthodox Christian is called to ministry. That is, we are all called to serve. A man once asked some of his friends the following question: “What comes to…
Why a new federal decision will aid New York's booming hemp industry
Banking regulators eased the rules for banks doing business with industrial hemp growers, processors
Keri Gans New York
I recently had the amazing opportunity to visit Monterey, CA on behalf of the Alliance for Food and Farming and Markon Cooperative, for their “Facts Not Fears Tour”. This trip consisted of farm tours to see strawberries, romaine lettuce (seen above), iceberg lettuce, celery and artichokes directly in the fields. It never gets old for me seeing how our food is grown and then hearing about the steps that bring it to our table. There are many myths that float around in the…
New York Times: Middle-Class Americans Must Sacrifice Their Suburbs to Aid Poor Immigrants
The federal government must force tens of millions of suburban voters to sacrifice their houses’ value, their quiet schools, and their green neighborhoods so poor immigrants can have cheaper rents and investors can build more houses, according to the New York Times‘ editorial board “The federal government is an irresistible force when it chooses to prioritize an issue. It is past time to prioritize the availability…
Streetcar Success: What New York Can Learn from Other Cities
New York City is planning its first streetcar for a 16-mile route along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront. As it embarks on this project, what does New York have to learn from other cities, both nationally and internationally? How have streetcars help addressed urban transportation challenges? Please join RPA for this special program with experts from Portland, San Francisco, Budapest, and New York.
What’s hot from New York!
New York International Bridal Week wrapped up earlier this month, and while some of the featured designers went a little crazy, others ke...
Why We Oppose New York’s Receivership Law
1. It’s an assault on collective bargaining rights. The Receivership Law overrides 49 years of the Taylor Law and 34 years of the Triborough Amendment by granting the Commissioner of Education the right to impose terms and conditions of employment upon union members working in Receivership schools. 2. It’s an assault on Education Law. The statute allows a receiver to abolish all positions in a receivership…
'How the Other Half Lives': Photos capture New York slums in 1890
NYC 1890's 1887: A group of men loitering in an alley known as "Bandits' Roost", situated off Mulberry Street in New York City. (Photo by Jacob A. Riis/Museum of the City of New York/Getty Images) By Claudine Zap It might be hard to imagine in the now-gentrified neighborhoods of lower Manhattan, but at the beginning of the 20th century, they were marked by slums teeming with…