New York City launches Big Apple Connect, the nation’s largest free local broadband program, for New Yorkers

New York City (WABC) – New York City launched its “Big Apple Connect” program on Monday, providing free high-speed internet to New York City residents in the nation’s largest free local broadband program. Mayor Eric Adams and Chief Technology Officer Matthew Fraser announced the citywide launch after a successful pilot program. The historic digital equity … Read more

Mental health impact on state park, SUNY police calls

The global spread of anxiety, depression and other mental health problems has escalated since the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting police protecting state parks and universities. Members of the State Police Charity Association are tasked with rescuing people in need in the state’s forests or campuses. Sometimes, this means helping someone who is contemplating or trying to … Read more