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Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Three: Education

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.05.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Children are far more sensitive to pollutants than adults. That's why hundreds of doctors signed a petition urging first Bloomberg and now de Blasio not to build a massive garbage site next to an athletic center in Manhattan used by 34,000 city kids.

An Environmental IQ Test for the Next Mayor of New York

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

There are garbage transfer stations in industrial areas in the outer boroughs. To get to them, unregulated private garbage trucks must pass through residential neighborhoods causing pollution. Fearing for their children's health, the residents want help. As mayor of this city, which of the following solutions would you support and why?

A Vote for Christine Quinn Is a Vote for New York City's Future (and Why Anthony Weiner Is the Worst Possible Choice)

Christopher Atamian | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics
Christopher Atamian

Every New Yorker should rejoice at having a strong and fair-minded candidate like Christine Quinn running for Mayor. Anthony Weiner's popularity in the polls, on the other hand, is downright terrifying.

Taking on Our Fair Share of the City's Waste Burden

Melissa Mark-Viverito | Posted 09.18.2012 | New York
Melissa Mark-Viverito

Our trash does not magically disappear overnight -- it has to go somewhere. Residents for Sane Trash Solutions should join the rest of us in taking on their fair share of the city's waste burden.

Water Parks In Chicago: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Summar Ghias | Posted 12.15.2011 | Travel

Water parks in Chicago are mostly located in the suburbs, but the trek is worth it. The area's water parks are among Illinois' largest and most thrill...

Woman Gets 15 Years For Crash That Killed 5 Teens

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

YORKVILLE, Ill. — A judge has sentenced an Illinois woman to 15 years in prison for causing the deaths of five teens in a 2007 alcohol-related c...