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Nonprofit to survey Asian small businesses in NYC to determine COVID-19 impact

The Asian American Federation (AAF), a nonprofit that represents and supports a network of nearly 70 Asian American community service organizations in New York City, launched an online survey on Tuesday to assess the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Asian small businesses in the city, as well as to understand their access to […]

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St. John’s University students demand answers following tuition increase amid COVID-19 pandemic

Many St. John’s University students are frustrated to see the institution has increased its tuition as well as room and board for the 2020-21 academic year. “I’m really concerned about how I’ll pay for my next year of college, as well as the whole St. John’s community,” said a rising junior at St. John’s, who […]

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CUNY names new presidents for three Queens colleges

With challenges ahead due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the board of trustees of the City University of New York selected new leaders as presidents at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, York College in Jamaica, and Queensborough Community College in Bayside. To lead York College, the trustees appointed Dr. Berenecea Johnson […]

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Victoria’s Diary: A tribute to my dad

My dad left me when he was 86 years old and I felt cheated — I wanted more of him. My dad was a quiet man who, with a look, could make me shudder and change my behavior. But mostly it was his quiet strength and support that I think helped make me who I […]

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NYC voters wait — and wait — for absentee ballots from backlogged Board of Elections

This story was originally published on June 11, by THE CITY. Sign up here to get the latest stories from THE CITY delivered to you each morning. Christine Chung, THE CITY As the end of May neared, nearly a quarter million New York City voters had requested absentee ballots for the June 23 primary election, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent […]

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