Laura Studley


Not playing by the rules

“Chess is the only outlet I got,


New York City gears up for Christmas despite new variant fears

With the holiday season already in full swing, city officials anticipate many tourists will be visiting the city, despite Covid’s new variant, Omicron. 


Low turnout, as usual, expected for NYC upcoming local election

Now, a  new election cycle is quickly approaching  and once again New Yorkers  don't seem very interested in choosing who will run their city.  


MTA works on improvements after Hurricane Ida flooding

Over 20 subway lines were suspended due to the flood left in Ida’s wake. 


Black Lives Matter rallies to “cancel” Carmine’s after arrest of three black women over vaccine mandates

Carmine’s released a statement denying the  incident had anything to do with racism. 


Immune compromised city teachers face uncertainty as pandemic rages on

“I want to be there for my students, I want to be there for me, for my family, for my colleagues. But it is not safe.” 


New York business owner struggles during pandemic amid city regulations and mandates

Now, restaurants are required to ask for vaccination cards along with a valid form of identification from every customer looking to dine in.