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.
One day after Quinn blasted the 911 response time, she met with FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway.
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.
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.
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.
Crane operators will now have pass specially designed tests to meet stricter safety requirements.
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.
Hundreds of New York City employees who drive city-issued cars, may soon be out of their set of wheels.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.