Happy Dyngus Day, and Happy Earth Day!

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not yet released a public schedule for the day.

The state Legislature is on vacation for another week.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio appears live on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

At 8 a.m., Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams leads dozens of residents on his fifth annual Bike to Work ride, highlighting the need for safe cycling infrastructure in Central Brooklyn, from Zion Triangle and ending at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

At 10 a.m., state Sen. Jessica Ramos, Make the Road Action, Vocal-NY Action Fund, Citizen Action, New York Progressive Action Network and Amplify Her make a community-related criminal justice announcement, Corona Plaza, 40-04 National St., Queens.

At 10:30 a.m., Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy and state Sen. Neil Breslin announce the opening of Earl Dotter’s “Life Work: A Fifty-Year Chronicle of Working Life in the United States,” outside Room 104-A, Legislative Office Building, Albany.

Also at 10:30 a.m., Brooklyn Rep. Nydia Velázquez, elected officials, Hollywood actors and others gather to experience working as restaurant servers for an hour in light of the federal Raise the Wage Act, of which Velázquez is a co-sponsor, Marlow & Sons, 81 Broadway, Brooklyn.

Also at 10:30 a.m., LG Kathy Hochul participates in an Earth Day event with One Tree Planted, Playground Thirty-Five, 4016 35th Ave., Astoria, Queens.

At 11:30 a.m., Hochul joins 5the Bronx River Alliance for an Earth Day tree and shrub planting, Muskrat Cove, 4202-4288 Webster Ave., the Bronx.

At noon, NYC Councilman Ritchie Torres, Common Cause New York Executive Director Susan Lerner and New York Communities for Change demand the New York City Board of Elections stops its plan to purchase unnecessary and expensive voting machines, 42 Broadway, Manhattan.

Also at noon, NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams will join activists and elected officials outside the NYC Board of Elections to demand that it not purchase expensive and unnecessary voting technology, 42 Broadway, Manhattan.

At 12:30 p.m., de Blasio will make an announcement regarding the implementation of New York City’s Green New Deal, Hunter’s Point South Park, Center Blvd, Long Island City, Queens.

At 2 p.m., Hochul makes a solar power and battery backup announcement, Flatlands Volunteer Ambulance, 4623 Ave., N., Brooklyn.

At 4:30 p.m., Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer gives out reusable bags to celebrate Earth Day, Cherry Valley Supermarket, 309 E. 15th St., Manhattan.

At 7 p.m., de Blasio will appear live on NY1’s “Inside City Hall” with Errol Louis.


The death toll in the Sri Lanka suicide bomb attacks rose to 290, with about 500 people wounded, a police spokesman, Ruwan Gunasekera, said, although he would not give a breakdown of where the fatalities occurred.

Sri Lanka blocked several social media networks in the wake of the attacks, including Facebook and the messaging service WhatsApp – an extraordinary step that reflects growing global concern, particularly among governments, about the capacity of American-owned networks to spin up violence.

Trump on Easter morning offered condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, continued his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and attended service at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea near his Florida estate.

The US State Department has issued a revised travel notice about Sri Lanka, warning that “terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks” there, and reminding travelers to exercise caution.

Security ramped up outside churches throughout New York on Easter Sunday following an attack on several houses of worship in Sri Lanka that left more than 200 people dead.

The president responded to talk of impeachment by Democrats by claiming the opposition party is guilty of high crimes — not him.

Rudy Giuliani declared that Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort had been nearly “tortured” in jail as part of Mueller’s investigation and referred to one of Mueller’s lead prosecutors as a “hit man” before walking back both comments.

Former US attorney Preet Bharara says Trump could be prosecuted when he is out of office, and that the Mueller report made it clear the Mueller team believes there is “future legal jeopardy.”

Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, insisted that it was acceptable for a political campaign to use hacked information about its opponent obtained from a foreign adversary — though he personally would have advised against it.

Even as Trump has sought in recent days to limit who can apply for asylum, and to expand indefinite detention for asylum seekers, his administration has with little public notice been carrying out a crackdown on people who asked for asylum, did not receive it and remained in the United States.

Mueller was confronted by an MSNBC television crew moments after leaving an Easter church service with his wife, and asked whether he’d testify before Congress. The former FBI director wasn’t having it, and said he had “no comment.”

Democratic 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg compared Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ supporters with fans of Trump — claiming that both camps include disaffected citizens who seek to change the status quo.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s surging national profile has inspired a trio of Republican opponents from her home district — along with a multimillionaire mystery donor who could help close the gap in her foes’ long-shot race against her.

Lightning-rod lawyer Michael Avenatti is accused of embezzling nearly $2 million that he was supposed to give to a client to settle her suit against NBA-player ex Hassan Whiteside, blowing the funds on a private jet.

Prosecutors are defending the investigation that led to the arrest of WNY Republican Rep. Chris Collins, answering concerns that the probe may have violated an obscure constitutional clause in a way that could complicate or upend their case.

The battle to replace the country’s longest-serving Hispanic congressman, Bronx Democratic Rep. Joe Serrano, could show the strength of ethnic voting blocs in one of the country’s few majority-Latino districts.

New York City’s internal wireless network that crashed earlier this month has over the last decade morphed into a nearly $900 million taxpayer money pit that’s about to sink much deeper.

Illegal immigrants would get sanctuary across New York state under a plan being pushed by a Bronx lawmaker, state Sen. Jose Serrano, who says the timing is right to expand the controversial policy already in effect in the Big Apple.

Seven New York City students who didn’t get into specialized high schools are asking the state education commissioner to ensure they get spots, saying the city’s diversity push unfairly denied them seats for the fall.

The member of the state parole board who cast the tie-breaking vote that granted early release to former Weather Underground member Judith Clark is married to a convicted murderer — a revelation that has outraged Clark’s victims and their families.

An Assembly bill that would curtail the use of solitary confinement in New York state prisons and jails picked up its 76th cosponsor this month, giving it a majority in the chamber and moving it one step closer to passing.

Jerry Brown, the suspect in the Bronx ax murder and attack, adopted the online persona of a killer, baptizing himself the “Grim Creepa” on Facebook.

It took only five hours for a jury to convict a Brooklyn man this month in the high-profile slaying of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano. But now, one of the jurors in the case is saying he was improperly pressured to convict the defendant, Chanel Lewis, of first-degree murder and sexual abuse.

NYC officials are quietly pitching plans to demolish part of the Fulton Houses public housing complex in Chelsea and replace it with a development that would include market-rate apartments.

NYC’s $173 million deal to buy 17 apartment buildings and convert them to permanent affordable housing has come under fire for months, but there is an unknown, and equally unsettling, story about how the shady landlords who sold the properties obtained them in the first place.

An aspiring actress was pulled to her death by a NYC subway train at the Union Square station in Manhattan over the weekend, the second dragging death of a rider on a platform this year.

First a Long Island nursing home killed an elderly man — and now it’s suing his family over his outstanding bill.

Charter Communications will begin offering high-speed internet to more rural customers following a preliminary deal announced Friday between the company and New York State regulators. Here’s what that means for consumers.

A new state law gives counties the option to charge shoppers a 5-cent fee for each paper bag used in the checkout line, and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz wants to impose the fee, but critics oppose what they see as a new tax.

This month, for the first time in 25 years, New York Power Authority engineers are examining the structures of the Niagara Power Project up close to get a better sense of their condition.

Undeterred by his loss in the 2018 gubernatorial election, Larry Sharpe is still on the road, speaking to residents about the future and the principles of his Libertarian Party, how its philosophies can improve life for New Yorkers and what it will be doing now that it has achieved ballot access.

Two black authors who have written about their experiences growing up in the North Country tell different stories of inclusion, community and racism, providing perspective into the kinds of experiences people of color have had in the Adirondacks, which is not an ethnically diverse ares.

Following the Yankees’ lead, the Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of singer Kate Smith from outside the Wells Fargo Center and will no longer play her version of “God Bless America” during games, the team announced in a statement.

Tickets for Woodstock 50 will be “on sale soon,” according to the anniversary festival’s website. But, it appears that will not be as soon as originally planned.