As the Kosciuszko Bridge prepares to mark 75 years and undergo a major overhaul, Polish leaders want to make sure that the upgrade won't mean that the bridge loses the name of the Polish general who fought in George Washington's army, reports Nowy Dziennik.
As Pakistan moves towards a historic transition to a second democratically elected government in a row, the community here in New York is having mixed reactions to the results amid allegations of voting irregularities.
A legal battle has erupted between politicians-backed unions and a developer over the hiring of local nonunion workers at the massive City Point project in downtown Brooklyn, reports Our Time Press.
Lothar Osterburg has lived in New York for 20 years but his immigrant roots have shaped his work, which looks at the city from the perspective of an outsider. Feet in 2 Worlds features an audio podcast on the artist, whose work is currently on display in subway cars.
Edwin Hercules spent his teen years as an undocumented immigrant in a new country, shrouded in fear from school bullies and ICE, he tells ImmigraNation. But Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has meant new opportunities for a young man who serves as his family's lifeline.
The Dominican consulate in New York will act as a facilitator between the uninsured and healthcare providers, reports El Diario-La Prensa. It's good news for some in a community where many don't have health insurance but for others, it's just a "political ploy."
Nearly 13 percent of Asian Americans in New York State lack health insurance but the Filipino community ranks high in terms of coverage, reports Cristina DC Pastor in a story published in The FilAm.