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A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Program Allowing Cabbies To Drive Revelers’ Cars Deemed Success

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has declared success for a program that allows cabbies to drive people home in their own cars when they’ve had one drink too many.

12/29/2013

San Francisco composting (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report: Bloomberg Plans Food Waste Compost Program That Could Become Mandatory

If Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way, you might have to start separating food scraps out from your trash.

06/16/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio: City Must Do More To Fight Post-Sandy Mold Infestation

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Saturday announced a plan to fight the proliferation of mold in homes and businesses that sustained flooding during Superstorm Sandy.

12/22/2012

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Best After-School Enrichment Activities For Kids In New York

Parents know how important it is to keep their children engaged in positive, safe activities outside of school. This is never more important than during a child’s formative years. New York’s after-school programs abound, but the best set themselves apart by going above and beyond for each kid.

05/18/2012

P.S. 107 In Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Some Parents Cheat To Get Their Kids Into Popular B’Klyn School

According to PTA officials, desperate parents from other neighborhoods have tried to use someone else’s Park Slope address to get their children into P.S. 107.

03/31/2011

Money

NYC Housing Program Funds Stalled Apartments

The first building to be selected for the $20 million pilot Housing Asset Renewal Program started going up in 2007 but stopped a year later when the developer fell behind on payments.

03/22/2011

A fire engine collided with a tractor trailer in Queens, injuring eight people, including six firefighters, on January 17, 2008. (credit: CBS 2 Viewer Eric Brown)

Queens Firefighters Told To Slow Down

For the next three months, rigs in Queens will obey regular traffic rules when heading to non-life threatening calls.

10/04/2010

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Christie Signs NJ School Choice Measure

The measure allows parents to move their children to schools across district lines, if space is available.

09/12/2010