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Tag: Brooklyn

  • Wednesday, November 3rd 2021 - 19:21 UTC

    Democratic former police captain to become Mayor of New York City

    “I am you. I am you,” Adams said

    Former police captain Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams of the Democratic Party was elected Tuesday to become the next Mayor of New York City, after easily defeating Republican Curtis Sliwa. Adams will be the second African American to run the Big Apple after David Dinkins did from 1990 to 1993.

  • Wednesday, April 10th 2019 - 09:43 UTC

    New York declares a public measles health emergency

    There have been 285 cases in the area since 30 September. Of those infected, 246 were children, New York health commissioner Oxiris Barbot said.

    New York's mayor has declared a public health emergency following a measles outbreak. The emergency warning covers certain postcodes in Brooklyn. All residents in the affected areas have been told to get vaccinated or face a fine.