Henry Rosoff, PIX11

Henry Rosoff

PIX11

New York, United States

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Recent:
  • PIX11
Past:
  • News 4, WIVB-TV
  • KIRO 7

Recent articles by Henry:

Fewer disparities for NYC students, though challenges remain: report

NEW YORK — A new city report shows the education of young people of color is improving across the city, while also highlighting remaining disparities for Black and Hispanic students. It is called the 2021 Disparity Report. City officials who put it together went well beyond education, looking at health outcomes and how students interact […] → Read More

NJ governor race heats up after first debate between Murphy and Ciattarelli

TRENTON, N.J. — Sparks flew in the New Jersey governor’s race Tuesday night when Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy sparred with Republican nominee Jack Ciattarelli in their first debate. Murphy hit Ciattarelli for attending a “Stop the Steal” rally in the build-up to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Ciattarelli said he did not realize […] → Read More

Government shutdown looms: Important programs, from FEMA to SNAP, at risk

NEW YORK — As a shutdown of the federal government nears, many in New York and New Jersey are expressing concerns about what that might mean regarding access to FEMA disaster aid, SNAP food benefits and more. Congress has until Thursday at 11:59 p.m. to come to a government spending agreement that would avert a […] → Read More

How would a government shutdown impact NY, NJ?

NEW YORK — The federal government was on the verge of shutting down Monday for the fourth time in the last decade. Thursday at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline for Congress to agree on a government funding deal that would avert a shutdown. The stalemate in Congress comes down to Senate Republicans blocking a vote […] → Read More

City Council expected to OK sweeping delivery driver regulations

NEW YORK — In a major boost to delivery workers, who became an even more crucial part of daily life during the pandemic, the City Council is set to pass sweeping regulation of delivery apps like GrubHub and DoorDash. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson indicated the regulations have enough votes to pass. The Council already […] → Read More

Eric Adams residency controversy takes center stage — again — in race for NYC mayor

FORT LEE, N.J. — An old controversy has reared its head again in the race for New York City mayor. New questions have been raised about where Democratic nominee Eric Adams actually lives, and his opponent, Republican Curtis Sliwa, is trying to pounce. In something of a stunt Tuesday, he tried to make the case […] → Read More

Bloomberg to Hochul: Can’t be ‘everybody’s friend’

MANHATTAN — Twenty years removed from 9/11, Gov. Kathy Hochul is leading through a different, but no less, turbulent time for the city and state. On Wednesday, she was with the man who is widely seen as successfully guiding New York City’s recovery after Sept. 11— former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “He gave us belief, he […] → Read More

NYC will evacuate basement apartments, launch new alerts for future storms: mayor

In the days following Tropical Storm Ida’s thrashing on the Northeast, bringing deadly flooding to New York City and the tri-state area, officials from across the region are making plans to try to prevent a similar situation — a surprise storm with tragic affects. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio went so far as […] → Read More

New York lawmakers vote to extend eviction moratorium

NEW YORK CITY — The state Legislature voted Wednesday to extend an eviction moratorium for tenants who fell behind on their rent because of hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The moratorium will be extended until Jan. 15, according to Senate Democrats. They will also add hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to get the […] → Read More

Gov. Hochul set to speak as NY eviction moratorium deadline looms

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s legislature was set to convene for a special session Wednesday to potentially extend the state’s moratorium on evictions, put in place to protect tenants and property owners who fell behind on their rent or their mortgage because of hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office announced a […] → Read More

Renters, advocates march to Hochul’s NYC office, demand extension to NY eviction moratorium

MANHATTAN — Crowds of people marched to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s New York City office Tuesday, demanding an extension to the eviction moratorium. Renters and housing advocates flooded Third Avenue outside of the governor’s office as the rent moratorium is set to expire Tuesday night at midnight. Traffic should avoid Third Avenue near 41st Street. State […] → Read More

Gov. Hochul asserts ownership of MTA following power outage

NEW YORK — Gov. Kathy Hochul is asserting control over the transit system following the first major MTA challenge. Hochul called the series of events that led to the overnight subway outage for about half the system unprecedented and unacceptable. “The confluence of circumstances, this perfect storm that was created hasn’t happened before,” Hochul said. […] → Read More

The Hochul agenda: Top priorities for incoming NY governor include kids back in classrooms, rent relief

CORONA, Queens — In less than a week, New York will have a new governor in Kathy Hochul and she shared some of her top priorities from a school in Corona, Queens on Wednesday. The visit came following a meeting with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other top city leaders. Hochul wound […] → Read More

The Hochul agenda: Top priorities for incoming NY governor include kids back in classrooms, rent relief

CORONA, Queens — In less than a week, New York will have a new governor in Kathy Hochul and she shared some of her top priorities from a school in Corona, Queens on Wednesday. The visit came following a meeting with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other top city leaders. Hochul wound […] → Read More

Thousands of Afghan refugees could be headed to Queens

NEW YORK — Thousands of refugees and immigrants from Afghanistan could arrive in Queens in the coming weeks after the collapse of the government as U.S. troops withdraw from the country. U.S. military forces secured the airport in Kabul this week and began a massive evacuation effort, even as the Taliban began to formally assert […] → Read More

Hochul steps onto national stage with challenges ahead

NEW YORK — Incoming Gov. Kathy Hochul is trying to raise her national and local profile. She announced she will run for a full-term in 2022 and is already indicating she will not be afraid to implement new COVID restrictions: especially a mask mandate in schools. “My view is that children and everyone in the […] → Read More

New York State Assembly ‘weeks’ away from possible Cuomo impeachment vote

ALBANY, N.Y. — Leaders in the State Assembly said Monday they are ramping up their impeachment probe against Gov. Andrew Cuomo — and a vote on articles of impeachment could happen within weeks. The Judiciary Committee, which is handling impeachment, met for the first time since the attorney general’s report alleging sexual misconduct by Cuomo. […] → Read More

NY officials slam Cuomo for ‘abuse of power’ after sexual harassment findings

NEW YORK — City and state officials who gathered outside of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office on Wednesday ripped into the governor in the wake of the New York attorney general’s report substantiating sexual harassment claims by 11 women. Housing advocates were rallying for longer pandemic eviction protections, which expire on Aug. 31, and faster […] → Read More

Cuomo questions credibility of NY AG’s sexual misconduct investigation

BRONX, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is facing multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, has questioned the integrity of the attorneys who have been hired to look into the matter by New York Attorney General Letitia James. “I have concerns as to the independence of the reviewers,” Cuomo said during a news conference on Monday. […] → Read More

NYCHA, congestion pricing: PIX11 presses mayoral candidates on non-crime issues

NEW YORK CITY — Much of the talk in the race for Mayor has been about the surge in crime. However, New Yorkers want the next mayor to do it all. PIX11 caught up with Republican Curtis Sliwa inside his campaign headquarters, to ask him about solving a number of problems around the city. Sliwa […] → Read More