Supporting minority-owned businesses
A look at the progress that has, and has not, been made in minority communities, and a look at their access to wealth.
Five buses filled with band students returned to Farmingdale High School Thursday night. Tragically, one never made it home after crashing upstate.
"It feels like stuff that only happens in movies; it feels completely unreal," said senior Janae McKoy.
With sadness in their hearts - parents and students lined the streets leading up to campus in solidarity with those killed or injured.
The delightful stretch is ending on Friday as a storm system with tropical characteristics makes its way toward the region. Whether it officially becomes a tropical storm or not, it will bring a lot of rain and strong winds across the tri-state region during the weekend.
The bus crashed on Interstate 84 just outside of Middletown in Orange County at 1:12 p.m., police said. It was one of six buses carrying students from Farmingdale High School to a band camp in Greeley, in northeastern Pennsylvania, according to the school district.
The move by President Joe Biden to give Venezuelans temporary protected status, or TPS, could help ease the burden on New York City, which has been spending billions on the migrant crisis.
However, it is debatable how soon this will turn asylum seekers into job seekers and to what extent it might stave off steep budget cuts.