Guest Opinion: Pathways to Success for Our Young People

Guest Opinion: Pathways to Success for Our Young People

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | Our city’s future depends on being able to help our young people grow, fulfill their potential, and thrive in an ever-changing economy. These days, it’s rare to think about spending decades at the same job, and education is the key to developing the flexibility and resourcefulness that our youth […]

Damage to Merchant’s House Museum Must be Avoided

Damage to Merchant’s House Museum Must be Avoided

ABOUT MERCHANT’S HOUSE MUSEUM Through public education programs and exhibitions, restoration of its 1832 landmark building, and conservation of its original collections, the Merchant’s House Museum tells the story of the domestic life of a wealthy merchant family and their four Irish servants, 1835-1865, when the mercantile seaport of New York City emerged as a […]

Guest Opinion: NYCHA Residents Make History

Guest Opinion: NYCHA Residents Make History

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | Access to safe and affordable housing is one of the keys to prosperity. I understand that just as much as anyone else. As a child, I grew up on the edge of homelessness. There were days when I had to take a trash bag full of clothes to school […]

Guest Opinion: Staying Safe for the Holidays

Guest Opinion: Staying Safe for the Holidays

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | The holiday season is a festive time of year. It’s getting colder, so we try to stay warm, we invite friends and family over, cook more, light candles, maybe burn a fire in the fireplace or use space heaters, buy Christmas trees and string them up with lights, and […]

Guest Opinion: Helping New Yorkers Live Longer

Guest Opinion: Helping New Yorkers Live Longer

BY NYC MAYOR ERIC ADAMS | When we came into office, we promised that we would ensure that our prosperity would be felt across the five boroughs. And the health of our people is key to that prosperity. But despite coming out of a once-in-a-century pandemic, life expectancy in this city has not fully recovered. Between […]

Letter to the Editor: Chelsea Subway Stops Need Elevators Now!

Dear Editor: Subway elevators serve us all—those with disabilities, parents with strollers, pregnant women, seniors, people with bad backs and knees, tourists, and anybody with luggage. Only about 25% of NYC’s 472 stations are accessible. A five-year lawsuit initiated by disability transportation activists against the MTA was settled in 2022, so there is now a legal […]