Annie Jonas

Special Report: Philly Stories

Illegal trash dumping plagues Philadelphia’s Black and brown neighborhoods

It is common for developers to buy up vacant lots for cheap, and then leave them to fill with trash.


Drinks to go could be a lifeline for city restaurants


Citi Bike leaves out a chunk of New Yorkers including those most in need of a ride

More than 70 percent of neighborhoods with a median household income under $20,000 lack access to bike sharing. 


Ukrainians in the East Village share their fears on Russia’s war against Ukraine

Ukraine has developed a tough skin, he says, and is ready to fight back.


Transit employees struggle with mental health in wake of transit crime surge

There were more than double the number of murders and rapes in 2021 than there were in 1997, and underground assaults reached their highest count since 1997 at 461.


The hidden cost of miscarriage

After listening to silence with the ultrasound technician, and getting confirmation from the doctor that there was no heartbeat, Moore knew her pregnancy had ended.

Special Report: The NYC Marathon Returns

Cheers for the “Bachelor” stars and NYC Marathon runners in Long Island City

The four celebrities arrived just before 11:30 a.m. Betances and Zachary waved their posters furiously in the air, screaming out their names


QR code menus in restaurants expose accessibility issues

QR code menus at restaurants are “frustrating and inconvenient” and present barriers for homeless, low-income, or elderly people who might not have a smartphone or who are unfamiliar with QR codes.


Court rules to continue Haitian deportations

The journey to the border was arduous for all migrants, but especially for women, many of whom were raped along the way. 


Hochul celebrates union salary equity bill in Columbus Circle

This is Hochul’s first piece of legislation signed into law since taking office replacing former Governor Andrew Cuomo and becoming the first female governor in the state’s history.