Mark Weprin

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD’s Miller: No Likely Terror Connection In Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Placement

American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.

07/22/2014

FILE -- A man attends a rally in front of City Hall to show support for a paid sick leave bill on March 29, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Council OKs Bill Expanding Required Paid Sick Leave

The new bill has the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio. It will give the right to have paid sick days to 355,000 workers.

02/26/2014

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, right, talks with Councilman Jumaane Williams on Aug. 22, 2013. Williams is one of seven council members vying to replace Quinn as speaker. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Council Members Make Their Pitches To Be Next Speaker

Seven council members attended a forum Wednesday night as they vie to fill a position that could provide key support — and potentially fierce opposition — to incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio.

11/20/2013

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City Councilman Calls For Crackdown On Bullying

A City Councilman in Queens was calling on the Department of Education this week to increase anti-bullying programs in public schools, following the suicide of a 12-year-old girl last month.

06/29/2013

Rep. Anthony Weiner during his  press conference in Brooklyn. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Resignation Leads To Questions About Future Of Anthony Weiner’s Congressional District

“I will be looking for other ways to contribute my talents, to make sure that we live up to that most New York and American of ideals,” the seven-term congressman said.

06/17/2011

Queens councilman Mark Weprin and NYC Transportaton Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan fill a pothole in Hollis Hills (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Massive Potholes Sprout Up Early This Winter

Mother Nature’s fury is being felt by those who drive.

02/04/2011