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Editor’s Note: Driven by excellence for 15 years

Our staff has consistently shown why they are among the best in journalism, as we mark a major anniversary.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: De Blasio’s free vaccine money a hit while Cuomo is down

Who knew the mayor’s idea to offer a financial incentive in the fight against COVID-19 would get picked up by President Joe Biden.

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Editor’s note: What shadows the milestone of traveling to space

COVID-19 and homelessness are among the unresolved issues that left a space geek unimpressed when Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos blasted into space last week.

Commentary

The promise and peril of Cure Violence in NYC

A network of programs seek to provide pathways out of criminal behavior for at-risk youth.

Opinion

Here’s how to reform the NYC Board of Elections

The state Legislature should replace the political cronies with professionals.

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Editor’s Note: A Kmart loved by punks and bohemians closes

The department store’s Astor Place location did what no one thought possible: It made its mark on the neighborhood.

Opinion

Latinas poised to be a force on the City Council

A record 10 Hispanic women won recent New York City Council Democratic primaries.

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Editor’s note: Why ticker tape parades are so important in New York

Last week’s procession in honor of essential workers proves that this long-standing tradition should last.

Announcements

City & State gets a new look

The go-to source for policy-driven coverage and analysis of New York City and state politics unveils its new website.

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New York State

MTA leadership should be on the same page

The MTA needs clear lines of authority to address immediate challenges.

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Editor’s Note: As HIV stigmas fade away, Pride marks progress

In the 1990s, my father discovered he was HIV positive and had unintentionally infected my mother. This is the first time I’ve ever written about this. 

Opinion

A team of rivals should run New York City

The next mayor should follow Abraham Lincoln’s lead and bring competitors into their administration.

Education

CUNY investment can spark equitable economic recovery

Mayoral candidates need a plan to help students from low-income families go to college.

Opinion

Solving New York’s mental health crisis

The next administration needs a three-pronged approach: housing, health care and community.

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Editor’s note: Remembering a beloved political player and consultant

Peter Krokondelas, who passed away on May 29 at age 52, was known and well-liked throughout his long career.