Adam Baumel is running for State Assembly in Bay Ridge and Staten Island — but he hasn't given up his day job. Driving an Uber keeps him in touch with the reality of his constitutents' lives, he said.
Place: Staten Island
Our reporters teamed with The GroundTruth Project to explore the causes of New York's opioid crisis, what’s being done about it – and how denial and stigma are fueling a record number of overdose deaths. (Illustration by Natalie Kenney/GroundTruth)
Heroin nearly killed Kayla Vitale of Staten Island, where deaths tied to the drug far outpace the city average. Now she's sharing her story.
Project Hospitality and The Food Bank for New York City are distributing Thanksgiving dinners to Staten Islanders still recovering from the superstorm.
A flurry of images and news of the storm hit social media as fast as the flakes fell outside. Here's a borough-by-borough look.
Former NYPD Lieutenant Mike Reilly is the co-author of a controversial proposal to station armed, retired cops at city schools.
Frank Barcia rode out the worst of Sandy, while trapped in his attic. Now he's the only resident left on his block.
Immigrant workers are volunteering on weekends to help Staten Islanders rebound from Sandy.