Cas Holloway

A beachfront home damaged by superstorm Sandy stands behind a newly built protective sea wall in the Belle Harbor section of Queens on Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Deputy Mayor: A Year After Superstorm Sandy, Hundreds Of NYC Families Not Back In Homes

As the one-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy approaches, several hundred New York City families are still not living in their homes, Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway said.

10/22/2013

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn Calls For More Ambulances After 30-Minute Wait For Response

One day after Quinn blasted the 911 response time, she met with FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway.

07/17/2013

A flooded street in Lower Manhattan following superstorm Sandy - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Proposes Levees, Removable Walls In Plan To Protect NYC

As part of the plan, removable flood walls would be set up for much of lower Manhattan as well as a 15-to-20-foot levee to guard part of Staten Island and a system of gates and levees to protect a Brooklyn creek.

06/11/2013

Superstorm Sandy's destruction seen in the Rockaways - Dec. 7, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Sandy Report Gives Recommendations For Future Storm Preparedness

A new report prompted by Superstorm Sandy says New York City should buy more
police boats and develop a system to track patients after hospital evacuations.

05/03/2013

Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Operations Holloway, Police Commissioner Kelly, Fire Commissioner Cassano and IT Commissioner Post announce the completion of major milestones in the City’s 911 emergency call system overhaul.  January 05, 2012 (Photo Credit: Edward Reed/NYC.gov)

Report: New York City’s 911 System Beset By Delays, Errors

A report released Friday also found that the city’s fire and police departments are not working together to prepare for the surge in 9/11 calls that would come with a massive crisis such as a terrorist attack.

05/04/2012

FILE - Construction is under way on two buildings on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Licensing Requirements To Take Effect For NYC Crane Operators

Crane operators will now have pass specially designed tests to meet stricter safety requirements.

04/20/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Judge Orders NYC To Release Review Of City’s 911 System

New York City must release a consultant’s review of the city’s 911 system and emergency response times that Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration has been fighting to keep private, a civil court judge decided Monday.

04/09/2012

Vehicles head outbound on the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

NYC Plans To Slash Vehicle Fleet

Hundreds of New York City employees who drive city-issued cars, may soon be out of their set of wheels.

04/02/2012

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New East River Bridges Toll Proposal Goes After Everyone, Including Bicyclists

Sam Schwartz, known as “Gridlock Sam” to many, wasn’t kidding Friday when said his new plan to raise $1.2 billion a year tolling the East River bridges will hit a lot of people.

03/23/2012

Smoke billows from the Twin Towers - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC To Give Some 9/11 Health Info To Researchers

Some elected officials had called on the city to disclose information sought by Mount Sinai Medical Center ahead of a federal review. Officials will consider whether cancer should be added to the illnesses covered by the Zadroga act.

02/15/2012

Protesters celebrate after re-entering Zuccotti Park on November 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

OWS Protesters Calling For 3-Course Meal Of Demonstrations Thursday Throughout NYC

It’s not over yet. In fact, it may be just beginning. New York City leaders are warning that thousands of protesters could converge on Manhattan on Thursday. The NYPD is now getting ready for the next stage of “Occupy Wall Street” protests.

11/16/2011

Columbia University students Zoe Ridolfi-Starr, left, and Quitze Valenzuela-Stookey react with other demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street protests as the announcement that they would not have to leave the park for a cleanup crew was made, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Can Stay At Zuccotti Park After Owners Postpone Cleanup

Brookfield Office Management, the owners of the park, said they are “Withdrawing their request from earlier in the week for police assistance during their cleaning operation.”

10/14/2011

Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' protest at Zuccotti Park on October 10, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Protests Draw National, Overseas Attention

The Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spawned grass-roots activities around the U.S., is drawing political remarks from both here at home and overseas.

10/13/2011

A child plays in a sprinkler, Saturday, July 23, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Tri-State Area To Get Heat Relief; Thousands Still Without Power

The triple-digit scorcher that taxed the electrical grid and made life uncomfortable in the Tri-state area is finally expected to simmer down somewhat on Sunday.

07/24/2011

NYC Water (credit: NYC Department of Environmental Protection)

NYC DEP Launches Water-On-The-Go

Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.

06/29/2011

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