Data & Special projects

Science teacher Melissa Samuelson teaches eighth grade students

First day of school on Long Island in 2016 Long Island public school students will start the 2016-17 school year on one of six different days this August and September, depending on the school district, with the largest group starting on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Read more

A year's worth of sightings

Rat complaints rise in New York City Rat complaints to the NYC311 service for the first six months of 2016 were up 66 percent over the same period in 2010, and up 23 percent over the same period last year. Read more

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