Deputy Mayor: A Year After Superstorm Sandy, Hundreds Of NYC Families Not Back In HomesAs 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.
Quinn Calls For More Ambulances After 30-Minute Wait For ResponseOne day after Quinn blasted the 911 response time, she met with FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway.
Bloomberg Proposes Levees, Removable Walls In Plan To Protect NYCAs 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.
NYC Sandy Report Gives Recommendations For Future Storm PreparednessA 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.
Report: New York City's 911 System Beset By Delays, ErrorsA 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.
New Licensing Requirements To Take Effect For NYC Crane Operators Crane operators will now have pass specially designed tests to meet stricter safety requirements.
Judge Orders NYC To Release Review Of City's 911 SystemNew 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.
NYC Plans To Slash Vehicle FleetHundreds of New York City employees who drive city-issued cars, may soon be out of their set of wheels.
New East River Bridges Toll Proposal Goes After Everyone, Including BicyclistsSam 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.
NYC To Give Some 9/11 Health Info To ResearchersSome 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.
OWS Protesters Calling For 3-Course Meal Of Demonstrations Thursday Throughout NYCIt’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.
Occupy Wall Street Protesters Can Stay At Zuccotti Park After Owners Postpone CleanupBrookfield 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."