The number includes individuals who entered a shelter after Department of Social Services outreach teams engaged them in the city’s subway system since the mayor's safety program kicked off in February, a spokesperson says.
Following the Texas school shooting and an uptick in weapons recovered form city schools, the mayor said he would remake a 2011 video in which he shows families how to search their children’s backpacks and rooms.
Legislation under debate in Albany would make fundamental changes in how thousands of public housing units in the city are classified. Many tenants say they fear it will lead to an erosion of their protections under federal law.
In April, Mayor Eric Adams announced that he was adding another 100 spots to the 2,400 seats in the kindergarten gifted and talented program, and creating a third-grade option for an initial 1,000 students.
NYC officials have millions of dollars from legal settlements that they can immediately spend to fight the opioid crisis. But they have not revealed any detailed plans, even as local nonprofits struggle for funding.