Department of Sanitation
A massive cleanup effort is under way in Times Square to remove noisemakers, confetti and paper streamers left behind as New York City ushered in 2015.
An environmental advocacy group on Monday called on Mayor Bill de Blasio and city agencies to expand recycling requirements for polystyrene foam.
One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.
From the fight to contain Ebola to the war on terrorism, our first line of defense may actually be in our garbage.
The snow alert is in effect starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, which means crews, salt spreaders and plows are getting ready to handle any potential snow removal throughout the city.
Participants said they were symbolically dying on 91st Street and York because they believe the marine transfer station under construction there could kill them.
The City Council discussed a bill Monday that will allow drivers to return to parking spaces as soon as street sweepers pass through.
Is a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?
Mayor Bill de Blasio says pothole-ravaged New York City streets are going to get a lot smoother.
Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow drivers to park on a street again right after a street sweeper moves through.
Doherty is retiring after more than 54 years with the department.
Snow was falling in several parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday night, but for most, chilling winds gusting up to 50 mph will make for the most unpleasant conditions.
A nor’easter is bearing down, and is expected to bring more snow beginning Tuesday night. But the worst of the storm is not expected to strike the Tri-State Area.
Mayor Bill De Blasio has appointed Kathryn Garcia as the city’s Sanitation Commissioner.
Doherty is a long-time veteran of the Department of Sanitation, and has served as its Commissioner since 2002.