Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.
With crime on the rise in New York City parks, and the number of officers patrolling them on the decline, the City Council has put pressure on the NYPD to keep parkgoers informed.
The City Council Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a package of nine bills intended to improve emergency operations in the event of another superstorm striking the area.
Opponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.
A Queens man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly firing a lifelike weapon and handing it over to his toddler-age son. The man’s family, however, called it all an overreaction to toy guns.
The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposed bill that would create zones where food trucks cannot operate.
Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. wants to designate one emergency lane in each direction along the entire 7.2 mile length of the boulevard.
The future of a Queens landmark is uncertain. Borough leaders said they have been told that the “Triumph of Civic Virtue” fountain will be moved, but the city denies it.