Bill de Blasio
Residents living near a pair of East Harlem buildings claim that they smelled gas in the area the night before a deadly explosion.
More than 100 people who lost their homes in the blast will be given both temporary and long-term housing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.
Eight people are now confirmed dead in the blast that also injured more than 60 others. Others are still believed to be missing.
The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.
An explosion that caused the collapse of two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday morning has shocked the neighborhood.
An explosion Wednesday morning leveled the structures, killing two people and injuring dozens more. Officials said a number of people are still missing.
Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.
Actor Liam Neeson took on City Hall on Sunday, and showed his support for controversial horse drawn carriages.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said the city is looking into finding space to accommodate the students from the Success Academy charter school in Harlem.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a massive state Capitol rally for charter schools that he’s committed to making sure they have money and a physical space to thrive.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed a $190 million expansion of after-school programs for middle school students.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined the gay-friendly St. Pat’s For All Parade in Queens, saying the parade celebrates inclusion.
More than 90 charters from across the state, including the Success Academy Network of schools run by de Blasio rival Eva Moskowitz, said they will bring 2,500 parents and kids to Albany on Tuesday to seek help protecting charter schools.
Officer James Li is in stable condition at Kings County Hospital after police say he was shot in both legs by a man who tried to board a bus without paying.