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MLB To Reportedly Announce Citi Field As Host Of 2013 All-Star Game On Wednesday

It appears that the Mets and Citi Field will finally have their turn…officially. Major League Baseball will announce that the Mets will host the 2013 All-Star Game on Wednesday at a City Hall news conference, according to reports.

05/15/2012

Stryofoam Marionettes at City Hall - New York, NY - Apr 30, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Styrofoam Marionettes Used At City Hall To Protest Lunch Trays In NYC Schools

Giant styrofoam marionettes were used at City Hall on Monday to protest the use of the material in New York City school lunch trays, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.

05/01/2012

Street vendors rally outside City Hall in New York City on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

NYC Street Vendors Want Fines For Minor Violations Lowered

City council members, advocates and venders rallied in front of City Hall Tuesday morning complaining about $1,000 penalties vendors say is a big hit to their modest incomes.

04/24/2012

City Council members Letitia James (L) and Melissa Mark-Viverito (R) wear hoodies at City Hall. (credit: Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS)

City Council Members Wear Hoodies In Support Trayvon Martin’s Family

Councilwoman Letitia James says while the hoodie is a simple article of clothing, it “has become a powerful symbol of protest.”

03/28/2012

A man smokes licenced medicinal marijuana.  (file/credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Marijuana Advocates Hold Rally At City Hall

“There were over 50,000 arrests last year for low-level marijuana possession, which is a waste of scarce city resources,” said advocate Doug Greene.

03/17/2012

New York City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams. (credit: council.nyc.gov)

City Councilman Launches Legislative Effort To Reduce ‘Stop-And-Frisks’

Jumaane Williams has introduced a package of bills that would ban racial profiling, require police to seek consent before searching someone without a warrant and require police to give their name and rank to those they stop.

02/29/2012

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Advocates Want NY To Reconsider Cutting Free After-School Tutoring

Advocacy groups and community leaders were on the steps of City Hall Wednesday asking the board to carve out a wavier for supplemental educational services.

02/08/2012

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Day Of Celebration Puts Cap On Giants’ Incredible Championship Season

“This is better than TV,” one fan said. “I love the cop cars, the toilet paper and the ecstatic fans.”

WFAN–02/08/2012

Quarterback Eli Manning #10 (2nd R) of the New York Giants and Super Bowl XLVI MVP holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy as Justin Tuck #91 (R) of the New York Giants looks on during the Giants' Victory Parade on February 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Honors Super Bowl Champion Giants With Ticker-Tape Parade

With the Vince Lombardi Trophy held high, Eli Manning passed by thousands of cheering Giants fans eager to get a glimpse of a piece of Super Bowl history.

02/07/2012

Eli Manning of the New York Giants walks onto the stage as the team is honored at City Hall Plaza following a ticker-tape parade in Manhattan for the second time in four years after winning the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots on February 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Champs NY Giants Given Key To The City

In honor of the New York Giants Super Bowl win, the city has been declared the “Big Blue Apple” today by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

02/07/2012

Floats are prepared at Bond Parade for the Giants Super Bowl parade - Clifton, NJ - Feb 6, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC To Celebrate Giants Super Bowl Win With Ticker-Tape Parade

Crews have already started building the stage for Tuesday’s celebration, which includes a ceremony at City Hall where Bloomberg will present the team with a key to the city.

02/06/2012

March across Brooklyn Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands March To Protest Ban On Using Public Schools For Religious Services

“We are here to tell Mayor Bloomberg, I mean we are going to have 60 churches homeless and that’s not Christ-like,” said Bronx Pastor Sal Sabino.

01/29/2012

Protest over "The Third Jihad" at City Hall - New York, NY - Jan 26, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Muslim Groups Call For Ray Kelly’s Resignation After ‘Jihad’ Video Showing

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly originally said he was not involved in the controversial “The Third Jihad” film. But after admitting he was and apologizing, some Muslim groups are calling for him to step down.

01/26/2012

A woman runs in her wedding dress from a courthouse when an earthquake struck - New York, NY - Aug 23, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 4 – Earthquake

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 and with number 4, and a rarity.

12/29/2011

Indonesian families in New York and New Jersey are fighting to avoid deportation. (credit: Facebook.com)

Indonesian Christians Make City Hall Plea To Avoid Deportation

Speaking at City Hall in New York City, a group of Indonesian Christians and their supporters called for passing H.R. 3590, which would allow them to reapply claims for asylum.

12/13/2011

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