NYC judge remands Lauren Pazienza in death of Barbara Gustern

NYC judge remands Lauren Pazienza in death of Barbara Gustern

Lauren Pazienza — the woman accused of shoving a beloved 87-year-old voice coach to her death on a city street — was tossed behind bars by a Manhattan judge on Tuesday. Pazienza, who was out on $500,000 bail her mom posted, remained stone-faced as Justice Felicia Menin ruled she was a “serious flight risk” and … Read more

Critics slam Eric Adams’ Albany efforts on NYC priorities

Critics slam Eric Adams’ Albany efforts on NYC priorities

Major Big Apple initiatives that rely on Albany, such as mayoral control of schools, are in limbo because of a dysfunctional outreach effort by the new regime in City Hall, multiple sources tell The Post. More than a dozen lawmakers, lobbyists and veteran operatives described how Mayor Eric Adams and officials in his administration attempted … Read more

NYers desperately seek infant formula amid crippling shortage

NYers desperately seek infant formula amid crippling shortage

The situation is only getting more dire for new parents — nearly three months after a major baby-formula recall began causing a crippling shortage. Forty percent of all baby-formula products nationwide are currently out of stock, according to data reported this week by CNN. “As you see, we have nothing on the shelf,” a worker … Read more

John Mulaney mocks Eric Adams to his face over NYC’s soaring crime rates

John Mulaney mocks Eric Adams to his face over NYC’s soaring crime rates

New York City’s soaring crime rate is no laughing matter — but John Mulaney is quick to quip about Mayor Eric Adams’ questionable crackdown on illegal behavior. The comedian took to the stage at the Robin Hood benefit on Monday night, skewering Adams after the politician defended the arrest of a woman selling mangoes in … Read more

NYC pols claim city banning unvaccinated kids from prom

NYC pols claim city banning unvaccinated kids from prom

Some local pols claimed Sunday that the city has definitively decided to bar unvaccinated public-school students from prom — even as City Hall denied a decision had been made. The group of five Republican and two Democratic City Council members issued a letter to city Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan on Sunday arguing that barring … Read more

NYC could face ‘decline’ of workers returning to offices over crime

NYC could face ‘decline’ of workers returning to offices over crime

An advocate for large New York City employers warned Sunday that the Big Apple could see a “long-term decline” of workers commuting to Manhattan’s office buildings if crime isn’t reduced. Under 40% of Manhattan office workers currently go to their desks on an average week day, according to the Partnership for New York City, a … Read more

Audio reveals more info on Julissia Batties’ NYC death

Audio reveals more info on Julissia Batties’ NYC death

“Grandma, call the police!” Julissia Batties was crying hysterically and begging her grandmother not to send her for a court-ordered weekend visit with her mom, Navasia Jones. The Bronx girl, who was killed at age 7 under mysterious circumstances in Jones’ apartment last August, sobs in a heart-breaking audio recording obtained by The Post. “I … Read more

Mayor Adams pays off ‘political debt’ with 10 hires for top NYC posts

Mayor Adams pays off ‘political debt’ with 10 hires for top NYC posts

Mayor Eric Adams has rewarded 10 ex-City Council members with plum leadership posts in his administration since taking office in January. The new hires – which include four department heads and other top advisors who mostly traded in council seats for higher-paying, six-figure gigs at City Hall – were tapped from both sides of political … Read more