Bill de Blasio
The mayor presented the updated figures at a news conference at Lincoln Hospital. In addition to those sickened in the outbreak, officials said seven people have died.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was among those speaking out Monday against the rash of shootings that took place over the weekend.
Since July 10, the city has identified 46 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, all in the South Bronx, with two deaths, the mayor said.
Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea. Symptoms appear between 2-10 days after exposure to Legionella bacteria.
Temperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.
Power outages have become a major concern this week, as Tuesday marks the first in a series of hot days.
Puerto Rico’s governor said last month that the island’s $72 billion public debt is unpayable given the current level of economic growth.
The mayor and the speaker sought to make it clear they were on the same page when it comes to Uber down the road.
Ninty-one new stations will be installed in early August, followed by an additional 48 stations on the Upper East and Upper West Sides.
It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.
The de Blasio administration is trying to slow down Uber’s rapid expansion.
Major rallies were held Friday to mark the one year anniversary of Eric Garner’s death.
Hip-hop mogul and animal-rights advocate Russell Simmons is comparing New York City’s horse-drawn carriages to slavery and the Holocaust.
The New York City Council is expected to vote on a measure that would number of new for-hire vehicle licenses.
De Blasio will attend a conference called “Modern Slavery and Climate Change: The Commitment of The Cities.”