New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.
A preliminary analysis of the security in New York and New Jersey will be complied within 10 days.
Commuters have been patiently waiting for the completion of the repairs after the Montegut Street tunnel, under the East River, sat in a saltwater days after Sandy hit in October 2012, corroding tracks and signals.
Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Thursday to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State group, promising to take action to stop the flow of fighters and funding to the insurgents and possibly to join military action.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was speaking at the Crain’s New York Business Breakfast when he was asked about being lectured by the Rev. Al Sharpton at City Hall back in July.
At a City Council hearing Monday, Bratton said he wanted to hire 1,000 more police officers.
For his part, the governor is portraying himself as above the fray. He’s done little campaigning.
Many teachers across the city wore pro-police t-shirts after their union president, Michael Mulgrew, attended the Rev. Al Sharpton’s march protesting the death of Eric Garner.
Mayor Bill de Blasio greeted streams of prekindergarten students Thursday on the first day of his ambitious expansion of early childhood education.
The mayor announced his endorsement Wednesday at a City Hall appearance where Hochul vowed to support liberal priorities such as a higher minimum wage and the Dream Act for young immigrants.
Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city’s prekindergarten enrollment were spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single facility.
Beachgoers claim they are being harassed and threatened by a New York City Department of Parks and Recreation security officer, and new exclusive video shows a heated confrontation right on the shore.
Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Thursday that universal prekindergarten sites set to open next week are being thoroughly vetted for safety.
Fifty-six percent of black respondents said they support “broken windows,” while 61 percent of white New Yorkers surveyed said they back it.
Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, said he does not support the mayor’s call to bring the convention to the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn.