New York City, NYFOXBusiness

Citizen pays New Yorkers $25 an hour to livestream crime scenes

Want to make $200 a day in New York City? Rush to the scene of a murder, a three-alarm fire or a traffic accident — then pull out your phone and start shooting. That’s the pitch from Citizen, a controversial neighborhood watch app that’s quietly hiring New Yorkers to livestream crime scenes and other public emergencies in an apparent effort to encourage more ordinary citizens to do the same, The Post has learned.
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Unemployment, disability: What is my disabled sister eligible for?

Q. My sister is 69 years old. She worked at a casino for 27 years but she’s now on temporary disability. She has used up her Family and Medical Leave Act time. Because she has been sick she has used up her FMLA. She collects Social Security. Can she get unemployment or other benefits? Also, she can’t afford her condo anymore — I want her to move in with me — but she owes $60,000 on the mortgage and $40,000 for home improvements with a program with the county. What are her options?
Brooklyn, NYshorefrontnews.com

Brannan, Champion Of Safe Driving, Gets 16 Tickets In School Zones

Brooklyn parents, disabled residents, and alarmed neighbors, furious at City Councilman Justin Brannan’s (D-43rd) reckless driving in Brooklyn school safety zones — Brannan has been caught speeding in school zones 16 times! — join with local businessman and City Council candidate Brian Fox (at podium) Wednesday in calling on the New York City Council to sanction Brannan for his recklessness.
Brooklyn, NYpix11.com

Brooklyn residents pray for peace in Haiti

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — Haiti may be thousands of miles away, but the people of Little Haiti in Brooklyn stood in solidarity with them at a Sunday prayer vigil. The people of Haiti have faced political instability, food insecurity and turmoil following the July 7 assassination of their president.They want the US to help by sending humanitarian aide immediately.
New York City, NYAlleyWatch

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 7/26/21

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 7/24/21 featuring funding details for Miles, Dwolla, Dover, and twenty-seven other rounds that you need to know about.