Peter Vallone Jr.
Republican Assemblyman Jim Tedisco of Schenectady said Thursday that his bill would make the violent game a gang assault with a sentence of up to 25 years. Youths would be charged as adults.
City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.
U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin issued the ruling on Monday, but did not order an end to the practice. Instead, she has appointed an independent monitor to oversee changes.
The City Council Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a package of nine bills intended to improve emergency operations in the event of another superstorm striking the area.
If a proposed bill passes the City Council, customers caught buying these items could be punished with a fine of up to $1,000, or even prison time.
Opponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.
With the blessing of Speaker Christine Quinn, a pair of bills designed to reform the NYPD are headed to a vote in the City Council this month.
The bills before the City Council would reduce the visibility and accessibility of cigarettes. The council’s health committee took up debate Thursday on the proposals.
Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, 33, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. He was arrested on April 7.
New York City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) introduced legislation Tuesday that would either ban or introduce tight regulations on costumed characters in New York City.
City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. said on Thursday that the National League club is “very interested and fully capable” of bringing Major League Soccer to Citi Field, the New York Daily News reported on Thursday.
If you love spending time in Queens parks, you might be interested in an interplanetary comparison.
Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. wants to designate one emergency lane in each direction along the entire 7.2 mile length of the boulevard.
There were some scary moments at the Jersey Shore over the weekend after two little girls got caught in the strong undertow at Long Branch.
The push comes following an incident last month in which a convicted sex offender was accused of molesting two young girls in a public library in Flushing, Queens.