Tag Archives: Melissa Mark-Viverito

NYC Public Schools to Close During Eid Holidays

Mayor Bill de Blasio has made good on his promise by adding the two Muslim holidays of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr to the public school calendar, a sign of the increasing influence of the Muslim community in New York.

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Big Response to New York City Muni ID Program

The City switched to an appointment-based system to increase ease of access for thousands of applicants who have been waiting in long lines in biting cold to apply for the Municipal ID, a signature program of Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration.

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