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City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) has introduced legislation to remove late Mayor Ed Koch’s name from the Queensboro Bridge.
If one City Councilman has his way, the Queensboro Bridge at 59th Street will not be late Mayor Ed Koch’s bridge for much longer. But the issue has nothing to do with Koch personally.
A defective boiler was blamed for a plume of black smoke that blasted out of the “Big Allis” power plant in Queens Monday.
Vallone is concerned about the possibility of the practice currying favor with living people who may be able to endorse campaigns or otherwise help politicians.
According to city records, Mahanttan had the largest number of tickets issued for the violation, from 699 in 2010 to 1,454 in 2011.
The judge who released NYPD Officer Peter Figoski’s alleged killer — without bail — a month before the murder was under fire on Thursday. Some are saying she made a huge mistake.
Police in Queens are on the hunt for a sexual predator who stalks his victims on a bicycle. He gropes them and then rides off. As many as a dozen women are coming forward to say it happened to them.
It may soon be illegal in New York City to restrain your dog outdoors for excessive periods of time.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg put out Councilman Peter Vallone’s compromise plan about creating smoking zones in parks and beaches once again on Friday.