New York City lawmakers paved the way Thursday for an eventual ban on plastic foam containers.
In a statement by Bill, Chirlane, Chiara and Dante de Blasio on their website, the family called it “a tough decision.”
Flu shots could soon be required by law for small children in New York City. The plan would mandate children in day cares and preschools receive the shot.
From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Nelson Mandela’s indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.
As William Bratton prepares to embark on his second tour of duty as New York City police commissioner, he will find a very different city than the one he left behind nearly 20 years ago.
The city says more than 2,500 tons of New York restaurant food waste has been diverted from landfills in the past six months — for use as compost, or donations to food banks.
The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio spoke Saturday at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in Harlem.
The city’s Center for Economic Opportunity released its survey Thursday. It used U.S. Census Bureau data from 2000 and 2012.
The plan, which would have rezoned a 73-block area around Grand Central Terminal, has been the subject of weeks of contentious debate as the clock tickets down to the expiration of Bloomberg’s third and final term at year’s end.
Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he hopes for a “seamless transition.”
The unions representing more than 29,000 of the NYPD’s 35,000 members filed papers Thursday with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.
A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.
Attorney Celeste Koeleveld asked the 2nd U.S. District Court of Appeals to suspend a Manhattan U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s August ruling.