Councilman Mark Treyger told WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb that he wrote the legislation after witnessing a near disaster in his Brooklyn district.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Mark Treyger, D-Brooklyn, want a special monitor to be established by the attorney general to review every single case.
The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and the Alliance for Coney Island are hosting the event Wednesday night.
New York City is using cameras to catch speeding drivers now more than ever. They’re supposed to help keep pedestrians safe, but some drivers say the city is motivated by something entirely different.
Muslim residents in a Brooklyn apartment complex are on edge after anti-Islamic fliers were posted there.
An audit by the city comptroller found NYCHA failed to ensure that contractors working on repairs hire a certain percentage of public housing residents.
Marcell Dockery is charged with assault, arson and reckless endangerment, police said. He lives on the 12th floor of the residential high-rise on Surf Avenue where the fire broke out Sunday, police said.
The city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it’s something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.