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City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Candidate Could Become First Transgender NYC Council Member

If he wins the seat he is running for on the City Council, Mel Wymore will become the first openly transgender person to be elected to public office in the city.

06/18/2013

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Neighbors March To Protest Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Development Plans

Neighbors and some elected officials are furious over a proposal to eliminate part of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens for a mall, two stadiums and new roads and parking space.

12/09/2012

City Councilman Daniel Garodnick (file / credit: Councilman's Office)

NYC Councilman Calls For Extension Of Moratorium On Evictions

New York City Council Member Dan Garodnick (D-4th) has called for a moratorium on evictions until Jan. 1 in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

11/25/2012