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Ribbon-cutting ceremony and basketball clinic held at rebuilt courts in Midland Beach, Staten Island (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NBA Helps Rebuild Sandy-Damaged Basketball Courts On Staten Island

The Midland Beach basketball court restoration was the first of a season of events that will lead up to NBA All-Star Week in New York City this winter.

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Protesters prepare to participate in the People's Climate March on Sept. 21, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Protesters At People’s Climate March In NYC Call For Financial Incentives To Help Fight Global Warming

There was a party-like atmosphere in Manhattan on Sunday as protesters rallied for measures to combat climate change.

09/21/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Unveils Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

De Blasio unveiled the retrofitting plan on Sunday, the same day as the People’s Climate March focusing on global warming in being held in Manhattan.

09/21/2014

Carnegie Hall (Credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

NYC Municipal ID Cards To Offer Free Incentives

To prevent the card from being viewed as something only used by immigrants, the city is adding incentives so all New Yorkers will want one — including free membership at 33 of the city’s signature cultural institutions.

09/18/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio To Head To England To Address Labour Party On Income Inequality

Mayor Bill de Blasio will be headed to England later this month, to appear as the international speaker at the annual conference for the Labour Party.

09/16/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

First Deputy Commissioner Rafael Pineiro To Retire After Over 40 Years Of Service

Rafael Pineiro had been a top candidate for police commissioner before Mayor Bill de Blasio selected Bill Bratton.

09/16/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hold a news conference  on Sept. 15, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Christie, De Blasio Talk Counterterrorism With Homeland Security Chief

A preliminary analysis of the security in New York and New Jersey will be complied within 10 days.

09/15/2014

A guard booth sits outside Mayor Bill de Blasio's Park Slope house. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NYPD Guards Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Vacant Park Slope Home

De Blasio and his family have been living at Gracie Mansion since July. But a uniformed cop and guard booth can still be outside his 11th Street row house in Brooklyn.

09/15/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Says He Will Apply For Security Clearance

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he is applying for federal security clearance, following the revelation that he was the first mayor in 20 years without it.

09/12/2014

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Proposed Bill Would Ban Credit Checks In Hiring, Firing

The bill’s chief sponsor, Councilman Brad Lander, said Friday that job seekers should be judged by their qualifications, not by whether they have enough money to pay their bills.

09/12/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

Mayor De Blasio Lacks Security Clearance To Review Classified Documents

New York City is at the top of the terror target list, but for the first time in 20 years, the city’s mayor does not have security clearance to review classified documents.

09/10/2014

City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. announces he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages on Sept. 10. 2014 (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Councilman Espinal Announces Support for Horse-Drawn Carriage Industry; Ban Supporters Protest

City Council Chair of Consumer Affairs Rafael Espinal Jr. said on Wednesday he does not support a ban on horse-drawn carriages in New York City.

09/10/2014

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Diana Robinson/the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Not Surprised By Bratton’s Request To Hire More Cops

At a City Council hearing Monday, Bratton said he wanted to hire 1,000 more police officers.

09/09/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials call for the renewal of the Zadroga Act on Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

09/08/2014

A destroyed home is viewed in Oakwood Beach in Staten Island on February 5, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Announces $108M For Storm-Hit Project

The October 2012 storm dumped water and sand into the basements and first floors of the Coney Island Houses, crippling the buildings’ electrical and mechanical systems and leaving residents without power for 22 days.

09/05/2014

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