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Advocates Call For End Of 'Demonization' Of Homeless People In NYCElected officials and others say the city's homeless should not be blamed for any quality of life issues and claim the media is dehumanizing those who sleep on the streets.
NYC Celebrates Women's World Cup Winners With Ticker-Tape Parade, City Hall CeremonyThe Women's World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.
Kids From Across Tri-State Area Bring Energy, Excitement To World Cup Championship ParadeUFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women's soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes -- especially girls.
Hundreds March Across Brooklyn Bridge In Demand For Stricter Gun LawsSaturday's third annual march across the bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.
Commissioner Bratton, Elected Officials Mark Denim Day With Rally Against Sexual ViolenceCommissioner Bratton said rape is too often not reported and urged victims to come forward.
NYC Officials Call For Higher Wages, Benefits For Crossing GuardsElected city officials gathered on the steps of City Hall this week calling for funding for city crossing guards.
Officials, Education Advocates Demand More State Funding For NYC's Public SchoolsPublic Advocate Letitia James rallied parents, teachers and other education advocates, demanding more funding for public schools from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Mayor de Blasio’s Plan To Update City Art Collection Draws Criticism From Some New YorkersThe City Hall Portraits Collection consists of more than 100 paintings of presidents, mayors, and military heroes from centuries past, something the mayor wants to change.
Clergy Members Gather To Protest Against Police Policies After Garner DecisionMore protests were held Friday against the NYPD policing policies, in the wake of the grand jury decision in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Protesters At City Hall Demand Change In Police PoliciesProtesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.
Recordings Reveal De Blasio Aide Noerdlinger's Boyfriend Name-Dropped When Fighting Parking TicketAudio tapes released by New York City's Department of Finance reveal the boyfriend of Rachel Noerdlinger, the chief of staff for Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife, invoked Noerdlinger's name when fighting parking tickets earlier this summer.
Rev. Sharpton Defends De Blasio Aide, Rachel NoerdlingerRev. Al Sharpton offered an impassioned defense of his former aide whose prominent role at City Hall has come under intense scrutiny, claiming that the criticism has been fueled by a movement to curb his own influence with Mayor de Blasio.